The goal of transfeminine bottom surgery is to transform the male genitalia and reconstruct it into that of a female.
What is most striking, however, in the dialogue on this topic is the obvious confusion among women about what they should or should not look like.
Sex after vaginoplasty? How to start … both figuratively and literally. This is a topic of much discussion amongst my patients, so I am hoping to shed some light for your burning questions you have been too embarrassed to ask.
Findings confirm that it is a safety procedure, with a low incidence of serious complications. Otherwise, in our series, there were a high level of functionality of the neovagina, as well as subjective personal satisfaction.
I presumed that merely exchanging 'a' for 'b' or, more accurately, upcycling my penis into a neo-vagina would answer all of the questions that had floated around my messy head for many years.
Next Thursday, I will get a vagina. The procedure will last around six hours, and I will be in recovery for at least three months. Until the day I die, my body will regard the vagina as a wound; as a result, it will require regular, painful attention to maintain. This is what I want, but there is no guarantee it will make me happier. In fact, I don’t expect it to. That shouldn’t disqualify me from getting it.
Vaginoplasty is a relatively safe procedure in experienced hands. The major source of high-grade complications results from the neovaginal canal dissection, which can be treacherous given the proximity to the urethra and rectal structures.
The required life-long dilations and douching after a ‘full’ vaginoplasty made no sense to me especially since I have no interest, not even the slightest curiosity, of vaginal intercourse. If I wanted to leave the door open to ever having vaginal sex, then my decision may have been different.
Hayley Anthony recently became one of the first people in the world to have tissue incised from the cavity of her abdomen and turned into a vagina.
As far as I can tell, my desire for bottom surgery is rooted solely in my need to feel comfortable in my body, not in a need to fit some standard of femininity