Can anyone enlighten me as to what SRS, both male to female and female to male, consists of?
The only comment I've ever heard about its procedure has been in Transamerica, where the character Bree says that it's basically "turning your penis inside out".
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In male to female SRS, a vagina is surgically created, and breasts are often augmented as well. In Female to male SRS, patients may undergo a mastectomy, as well as a hysterectomy, and a penis is created. Most FtM patients tend to only get their chests done, as the surgery for creating a penis is not quite refined, and it usually lacks quality in aesthetic and functional quality.
Male to Female (MTF) Gender Reassignment Surgery (GRS) - Sex Change Surgery MTF: Creation of an adequate vaginal pouch, a sensate and hooded clitoris, and a feminine vulva with delicate labia are paramount. Ultimate conjugation of the labial axis to the anterior midline (fourchette or commissure) requires a second stage procedure called a labiaplasty. To maintain and extend vaginal depth, medical grade dildos will be worn for a portion of each day. After suitable wound healing, sexual activity is a natural way to establish the permanency of the result. FTM: (paraphrased) The clitoris is separated from the tissue around it, so that the patient can still be sinsitive in the nerves there. the urethra may also be drawn outward, so that the patient can then pee standing up. A prosthetic penis would be worn, and prosthetic testicles would also be implanted.
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