It said a recent report found that routine psychological checks were carried out in fewer than 35% of clinics. The british association of aesthetic plastic surgeons is calling for mandatory psychological screening before cosmetic surgery. She experienced recurring dreams where she would imagine her labia as a scarf that would wrap itself around her neck. Worries about the labia are quintessentially psychological.
It makes it hard for these women to engage psychologically with what’s going on. Women seeking labiaplasty need more opportunity to discuss their concerns, said dr lih-mei liao, a consultant clinical psychologist at university college london hospitals. A year on, her dreams no longer occur.