Clitoral Hood Reduction.

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Clitoral Hood Reduction in Cincinnati, Ohio

What is a Clitoral Hood Reduction?

Clitoral Hood Reduction, also known as Hoodectomy or Clitoropexy, is a cosmetic gynecologic surgery to reduce the skin surrounding the clitoris. The clitoris is located above the vaginal opening, its sole function is to improve sexual pleasure in women. This skin covering the clitoris is referred to as the clitoral hood.

Most Common Symptoms Women Experience

A woman may not like the appearance of her clitoral hood. The excess tissue can decrease sexual pleasure, cause bunching or bulging in tighter clothing, and cause a woman to be self-conscious.

The Procedure


What it Treats

Decreased sexual pleasure
Buldges in tight clothing

Procedure Time

1 hour

Recovery Time

It takes six to eight weeks before Dr. Brenner will release you for normal activities, including sexual intercourse.

Side Effects

Expect to spend the one to two days following the procedure on bed rest. You can expect minor swelling and pain in the area for up to two weeks.

Pair with Labiaplasty

Clitoral Hood Reduction in Cincinnati is commonly paired with Labiaplasty. This is because as the labia are reduced in size, the clitoral hood may appear and feel larger. By combining the two procedures, an individual’s results are enhanced.

Process & Results

Clitoral Hood Reduction

Refined Clitoral Hood Reduction

Dr. Brenner has refined the in-office Clitoral Hood Reduction in Cincinnati using the Pronox (inhaled nitrous oxide ) device and microtumescent local anesthesia.

Clitoral Hood Reduction is typically performed with local anesthesia and oral sedation; IV sedation is also available, if preferred, in our AAAASF accredited office surgical suite. Benefits of local anesthesia include decrease risk of complications from general anesthesia, quicker recovery and cost savings.

Ellman Surgitron

Dr. Brenner utilizes the Ellman Surgitron, a unique instrument that has a cool tip, so thermal damage to the underlying tissue is able to be minimized or even eliminated.

Precise Cutting

The Surgitron is unparalleled in its finesse and no-touch technique. The Ellman Surgitron provides superior precision and cutting (compared to a scalpel), less thermal injury, thereby promoting faster and less painful healing.


All sutures used in Clitoral Hood Reduction are self-dissolvable and disappear within 6 weeks. Individual or interrupted sutures are used. Many other surgeons use a running technique to save time, this leads to a scalloped appearance to the incision line. The procedure takes approximately 60 minutes.

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Recovery After Clitoral Hood Reduction

Frequently Asked Questions.

Can Clitoral Hood Reduction be combined with other vaginal rejuvenation surgeries?

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