A desire to look good in yoga pants and swim wear is fuelling a huge rise in the number of women opting to have ‘designer vagina’ surgery, plastic surgeons have revealed.

From girls as young as 16, to women in their 70s, more women than ever are choosing to undergo cosmetic surgery to alter the appearance of their genitals.

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) has recorded a significant increase in the number of tissue removal and re-structuring operations – a staggering 49 per cent rise in one year, from 2013 to 2014.