Longer-term risk from needless labia surgery

A PLASTIC surgeon’s use of pornographic images at a Melbourne conference has a sinister ring to doctors concerned about Australia’s boom in ‘designer vaginas’.

The presentation at the 19th International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery congress in 2008 compared women’s genitalia as “more” or “less” pleasing and said some women were requesting partial clitoridectomy because they wanted to look better.

Visiting Indian plastic surgeon Dr Rakesh Kalra used explicit pornographic poses and