Some women as young as 16 and as old as 75 are making MAJORA life decisions when it comes to the aesthetics of their nether regions.
Plastic surgeons reportedly say the number of patients seeking cosmetic vagina surgery is on the rise thanks to more women trying to look better in yoga pants and swimsuits.
According to Daily Mail, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reports doctors performed 49 percent more vagina reconstructions -- or labiaplasties if you want to get science-y about it -- in 2014 than they did in 2013.
Yeah. In just one year, the number of women opting to shell out between $6,000 and $8,000 to have their vaginas Michelangelo'd into better-looking vaginas jumped by almost half.
What's that?! You want to graphically know EXACTLY how this surgery is done?!?! (Everyone shouts, “NO!! WE WANT THE OPPOSITE OF THAT!!!”)
OK! I'LL TELL YOU!
The surgery can be performed on the labia majora or minora so literally no part of your vagina is safe. The basic procedure involves actual skin removal and reshaping of the visible parts of the vagina.
The goal with this is often to either make the vagina appear more symmetrical or smaller.
Don't confuse this surgery with vaginoplasty. That surgery is done to repair or tighten everything down there after aging or after a baby destroys your hoo-ha.
Unless you have an enlarged labia, making the surgery necessary for comfort and hygiene reasons, there are very few actual medical benefits to labiaplasty aside from securing yourself people who like their vaginas like they like their gin martinis: neat.
Dr. Jennifer Walden tells Daily Mail labiaplasty is now "one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries" among women thanks in part to a rise in pornography and images of “women wearing very little" online.
She says she has seen a major rise in people asking for the procedure over the past few years, and now she does between two and three labiaplasties a week.
She also says she does a fair share of ThermiVa treatments, which tighten the vagina using radio frequency.