Some transgender individuals also choose to pursue surgery to help reduce or enhance secondary sexual characteristics. For transgender men, this may include surgery to reduce breast size or remove the ovaries. Transgender women may elect for breast augmentation or facial feminization surgery to meet their needs. At MedStar Health, we offer the following procedures to help you be comfortable in your own skin:.
Sex Reassignment Surgery: Common Questions and Answers
If you or a loved one are considering sex reassignment surgery , you are probably wondering what steps you must go through before the surgery can be done. Let's look at what is required to be a candidate for these surgeries, the potential positive effects and side effects of hormonal therapy, and the types of surgeries that are available. Gender reassignment surgery GRS , historically know as sex reassignment surgery SRS is performed to transition individuals with gender dysphoria to their identified gender. Historically, the term transsexual was used to describe an individual who had undergone some form of medical or surgical treatment for gender reassignment.