Gender Correction Surgery / Gender Confirmation Surgery / Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS) / Gender Affirmation Surgery (GAS) / Sex Re-alignment Surgery or Sex-change operation.
Gender reassignment surgery or gender correction surgery is a surgical intervention done for people with gender dysphoria.
Gender Dysphoria means gender identity disorder(GID), to elaborate it means the condition where a person feels distressed with his/her gender not matching with his/her gender identity.
The surgical procedures, which are performed to change a person’s physical appearance also function of his/ her existing sexual characteristics in order to resemble that of the other sex.
To start the treatment (Both Male To Female Or Female To Male), an accurate diagnosis is to be made. A psychiatrist diagnose the gender identity disorder or gender dysphoria.
Oestrogens help inducing feminization- physical as well as psychological.
These hormones also help in the reduction of libido and erections.
The whole transition from a man to woman is accomplished through a few surgical procedures, which can be performed either in single or two stages. These procedures are listed below:
Certain cosmetic procedures like laser hair removal, a cosmetic nose job to reshape the nose, vocal cord surgery to change the voice, reshaping jawline etc.to feminize the face.
Female to Male is more complex and complicated procedure than Male to Female.
Androgen’s help inducing body and facial hair growth, other masculine traits like voice pitch, fat distribution, muscle mass, skin thickness, etc.
Menstruation is ceased with Hormone therapy.
The whole transition from a Woman to Man is accomplished through a few surgical procedures, which are listed below:
Time taken during the whole surgery: 7-8 hours
Length of stay in hospital – 8-10 days
Recovery – 4-6 weeks, strenuous activity can be resumed after 3 months of surgery.
Next stage is the Placement of penile implants for penile hardness and erection. A penile implant is placed after 6-7 months of phalloplasty.
As per the guidelines of The Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association’s (HBIGDA), Gender Reassignment Surgery or sex change operation in gender dysphoria or gender identity disorder is not cosmetic nor experimental, it is effective and medically indicated.
The surgical procedures are always undertaken after making the patient understand that he/she may require one or several revisions to achieve the desired physical and functional results.
Clinical outcomes are entirely dependent on the surgical expertise of Surgery team involved in gender transition procedure also the patient’s compliance with aftercare protocols, such as regular use of dilators.
“It is stated that patient must be very clear about the pros and cons of the of any SRS reconstructive surgery as it is completely irreversible, can never be as realistic as natural it was, and after SRS, one can never become a genetic mother or father for the whole life.”
MTC is focusing on bringing to you India’s best gender reassignment surgeons. Our priority is to provide world-class infrastructure, state of the art technology and most affordable prices.