Clitoral Hood Reduction.

what is a clitoral hood reduction?

Clitoral Hood Reduction in Cincinnati OH

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.

Procedure Details

What it treats
  • Decreased sexual pleasure
  • Buldges in tight clothing
Procedure time
  • 1 hour
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.
Recovery time
  • It takes six to eight weeks before Dr. Brenner will release you for normal activities, including sexual intercourse.

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

Procedure Process

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.


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.

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3
Step 1

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.

Step 2

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.

Step 3


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.

Additional Information
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Recovery After Clitoral Hood Reduction
Can Clitoral Hood Reduction be combined with other vaginal rejuvenation surgeries?

Absolutely, this procedure is often performed in combination with other types of cosmetic surgery such as Labiaplasty Minora, Labiaplasty Majora, Vaginoplasty and Perineoplasty. May also be combined with the O-Shot® or other gynecologic procedures, such as MyFlow® or MyControl®.

It's simple— identify the problem areas of your body and we will recommend the right treatment plan for you.