Vaginoplasty in Iran

Vaginoplasty, also known as male-to-female surgery, is a complex surgical procedure that involves the creation of a vagina. Although there are many different techniques available, there are two main methods for performing this type of surgery: penile inversion and sigmoid vaginoplasty.

In penile inversion vaginoplasty, the surgeon will use a portion of the penile skin to line the inside of the vagina. The scrotal skin is then used to form the labia minora and majora. This technique results in an excellent cosmetic appearance and good depth of vaginoperineal complex. if a person has an erect penis length of more than 16 cm, usually this person can do the skin method with a vaginal depth of 8 to 10 cm.

In sigmoid vaginoplasty, instead of using penile skin to line the vagina, the surgeon uses a segment of the sigmoid colon. The rectum is used to form the lower portion of the vagina and labia minora. vaginal depth is much more with intestinal method. Like 15 to 20 cm.

Hormone therapy must be stopped one month prior to the surgery, and can continue one week after the surgery. You will need to consult your own endocrinologist regarding the hormones.

The pros and cons of each method vary depending on the individual, but there are some general trends that can be observed:
Penile inversion vaginoplasty is typically seen as having a higher level of aesthetic results than sigmoid vaginoplasty. It also allows for better sexual sensation due to the use of penile skin. However, it has a higher risk of complications such as fistula and vaginal stenosis.

Sigmoid vaginoplasty is often seen as being the more durable option, with increased lubrication potential and a lower risk of complications due to the use of sigmoid colon instead of penile skin. However, some transsexual women find this method aesthetically unappealing due to the absence of penile sensation and the potential for increased odor. Some people may have odorous intestinal secretions, or too much secretions. This is one of the decision factors. But it cannot be determined before the operation.

Despite its competent medical professionals, the cost of vaginoplasty in Iran is among the lowest in the world. The cost of surgery, pre-surgery preparations, post-surgery checkups and medications are much lower compared to most countries.

  • 4,800 USD 1 night
  • 6,700USD 6 nights

After vaginoplasty, patient will need to remain in the hospital for 1 week after the surgery. The catheter will also be removed in the hospital we will show them how to use the dilator in the hospital. This is a tool which will prevent the vagina from tightening. This must be used on a daily basis, it is not a painful procedure, but there will be some irritation. You can fly one week after the surgery. But if you want the prosthesis, you need to stay back for 2-3 weeks to have your surgery. You can leave one week after your prosthesis surgery.

The recovery time for these procedures can vary from person to person, but generally speaking, it can take anywhere from 6 weeks to 3 months for full healing and restoration of sexual function. During this time, patients should follow their surgeon’s instructions closely in order to ensure the best possible outcome. Patients should also abstain from any type of strenuous activity until fully healed. Additionally, it is important for patients to remain properly hydrated and eat a nutritious diet to aid in the healing process. Patient will need to wait 3 months before the first intercourse.

Post-surgery care tips

Post-surgery care is essential for ensuring proper healing and preventing complications. Common post-surgery care tips include using only water-based lubricants, avoiding sexual activity until fully healed, wearing loose-fitting clothing to avoid irritation, avoiding bathing or soaking in water for the first two weeks after surgery, and taking any medications prescribed by your doctor. Additionally, it is important to keep an eye on any signs of infection such as redness, swelling, and discharge from the surgical site.

Dilators are medical devices that are used to help keep the newly formed vagina open and flexible. They come in various sizes and should be used according to your doctor’s instructions. Generally speaking, it is recommended to start with a small size and then work up to larger sizes as tolerated. It is important that dilator use is done in a gentle manner so as to not cause any further trauma or damage to the surgical site. Additionally, it is important to use lubrication in order to reduce discomfort and make it easier to insert the dilator. Dilators should be used for approximately 15-20 minutes each day until full healing has occurred.

Vaginoplasty is a complex surgical procedure and, like all surgeries, carries certain risks. The most common risks associated with vaginoplasty include infection, bleeding, scarring, pain or discomfort, post-operative complications such as fistula formation or vaginal stenosis, and dissatisfaction with the cosmetic results. It is important to discuss these risks in detail with your surgeon before deciding to undergo the procedure. Additionally, it is important to follow all post-operative instructions closely in order to reduce the risk of complications and ensure successful healing.

you will be given a certificate for the surgery you have done, stating you have performed sex change surgery and that you are okay to fly. there will be no trouble in the airport. you will still be using the same passport, but you will have a letter of certification for your surgery. they are only checking you to make sure you don’t carry any drugs or explosives or anything dangerous.

How natural will the results be?

It is almost the same as a person who was born as a woman.

Is this an easy surgery? 

No, it is not an easy surgery. It takes 7 – 8 hours. the pain will not be irritating them very much. However, in the intestinal method, because the stomach is opened there is pain. but the surgery is a heavy one. you must consider this.

Will they be mentally disturbed, in terms of their hormones?

No, we have nothing to do with their hormones. we are only doing the surgery. they will only stop the hormones for one month, to prevent blood clotting problems during surgery, which they can continue a week after the surgery. 
We have had people coming from abroad to do this surgery. from Belgium, Iraq, Canada and Yemen.

Can I cave both vaginoplasty & breast surgery simultaneously? 

In my opinion, it is not good to have chest prosthesis surgery at the same time. because prosthesis is a relatively clean surgery, but a major one. so, you will be doing two major surgeries at once. one is the chest which is painful and the other is the vaginoplasty which is also major surgery. therefore, I don’t see it fit to perform both surgeries at once. but it can be done with a 3-week gap. or you can go to your country and return for the next surgery.
if patient is healthy, the body can probably endure it within 3 weeks, no problem. But we prefer not to do both simultaneously.

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