Had male to female vaginoplasty and only 2″ of depth. Help, please. Myra

Dr. Reed,  Had a male to female vaginoplasty 2 years ago and now my depth is only 2 inches.  Myra

Dear Myra,

We do male to female vaginoplasty revisions for vaginal depth several times a year.  If you had reasonably good depth after your surgery, but did not dilate a few times a day, or was banking on an inconsistent sexual relationship, nature will close the space over weeks to months.

Often the vaginal space can be re-opened with vaginal dilations starting with narrow stents (diameter of handle or shank – 3/4″).  Estrogen cream often improves vascularity of the vagina and may make stretching of inner skin easier. Please go to our web-sites and to see before and after male to female sex change (vaginoplasty) pictures.  We want you to have a good cosmetic and functional result.

If this does not work, we can reopen the space with a non-grafted technique.  The medical term for closure of the vagina is called vaginal atresia. An article we published 2 years ago can be referenced …

Non-grafted Vaginal Depth Augmentation for Transgender Atresia, Our Experience and Survey of Related Procedures by Harold M. Reed, Rafael E. Yanes, Joan C. Delto, Yumna Omarzai & Kailee Imperatore  (87 references)  Aesthetic Plastic Surgery ISSN 0364-216X Aesth Plast Surg DOI 10.1007/s00266-015-0523-7  2015


Harold M. Reed, M.D.
The Reed Centre of Transgender Surgery | Dr. Harold Reed | Miami
1111 Kane Concourse, Suite # 311, Bay Harbor Islands, Fl 33154-2041


Male to female sex change (vaginoplasty) picture (patient of Dr. Reed)


Male to female sex change (vaginoplasty) picture showing moist vulva (patient of Dr. Reed)

15/3 Her depth now is 5 1/2" and gaining. Able to have penetrable sex. She is one of 30 or more patients we have done so far. Routine dilation is emphasized

Male to female sex change (vaginoplasty) dilation picture (patient of Dr. Reed)

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