The latest biggest study on Vaginas shows that there is no such thing as ‘normal’ vagina.It revealed vaginas come in all shapes and sizes.
(Picture – The artwork “The Great Wall Of Vagina” in Brighton, created by artist Jamie McCartney)
These findings should reassure women who are worried about their genitalia and women getting surgery to tighten their genitalias.
labiaplasties – surgical operations on the female genitalia, usually to reduce the size of the labia.
A labiaplasty is performed on the external part of the vagina, sculpting and removing excess tissue, as well as evening out the labia minora (inner lips).
Some doctors remove excess tissue around the clitoris (called prepuce reduction), though most avoid this due to the risk of nerve damage.
This study was performed by team of Swiss researchers. They measured the inner and outer labia, clitoris, vaginal opening and perineum of 650 white women between the ages of 15 and 84.
After study they concluded that there was so much variation in every category that even offering an ‘average’ would woefully misrepresent most women.