What is Sex Change Procedure and Cost?

  • Shivani Tyagi
  • August 20, 2019

Gender reassignment surgery or Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS) is known by a variety of names such as sex-change surgerysex affirmation procedures, and genital reconstruction surgery. These procedures are done to change the genitalia from one gender to another surgically.

This is done for patients who do not relate their physical gender to what they feel emotionally and intuitively. This is a medical condition, known as gender dysphoria or gender identity disorder, which is rare. People being referred to as transgender usually suffers from gender dysphoria.

Male to Female Transition

Several procedures involved in transitioning of man to a woman are:

  1. Hormonal treatment to make the man more feminine.
  2. Penectomy -removal of the penis.
  3. Orchiectomy- removal of the testes.
  4. Vaginoplasty -a creation of the vagina
  5. Breast implant placement
  6. Cosmetic procedures like jawline correction, brow line sharpening, rhinoplasty are done for nose, etc. can be done later.

Female to Male Transition

The procedures that are involved in the transition of a female to a male are:

  1. Hormonal replacement
  2. Mastectomy- removal of breasts surgically
  3. Hysterectomy-removal of uterus
  4. Phalloplasty- construction of a penis
  5. penile prosthesis or penile implant
  6. Testicular implants can be placed later by choice of the patient

The cost involved in Sex Reassignment Surgery

Since SRS involves a number of procedures, be it a male to female transition or vice versa, the process is as a whole expensive. The total cost involved in male to female transition may reach up to 8000$. On the other hand since female to male transition is a complex process throughout, hence costs approx. 10000$.

Sex Change Procedure And Cost in Delhi, India

Delhi, India has become a medical hub. Patients opt Delhi as their centre for SRS. Getting this surgery done in Delhi has its own advantages such as the procedures are far less expensive in Delhi as compared to UK, USA. Also, the quality of treatment is proven here.

How to choose the right Surgeon for SRS

Since  is a complex one and all the procedures involved need to be performed with the expertise to achieve a positive result. Also in such cases, all patients have different choices. Our team of surgeons at the medical treatment centre are expert in their respective field, Urology, reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery, Gynaecology surgeon. We understand and make sure to keep the confidentiality of the patient intact.

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