The high incidence of female obesity and weight loss has resulted in common complaints of a large, protuberant mons pubis and labia majora (outer labial lips) related to unsightly fat deposits and skin ptosis. The author presents a technique to correct the protuberant mons and pubic descent by performing a pubic lift, fat excision, and liposuction, and then tacking the superficial fibrofatty tissue to the rectus fascia. The labia majora enlargement is treated by fat excision and/or liposuction and skin excision. These techniques eliminate difficulties with sexual intercourse, poor hygiene, and discomfort, while also improving self-esteem. (Aesthet Surg J;29:432-442). © 2009 American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc.
Alter, G. J. (2009). Management of the Mons Pubis and Labia Majora in the Massive Weight Loss Patient. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 29(5), 432–442. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asj.2009.08.015