Male to Female Surgery Vaginal Lubrication is to be expected to after vaginoplasty Even when we performed a Non-grafted Vaginoplasty we were frankly surprised at the number of patients who reported lubrication under the Female Sexual Function Survey (maximum score 6), our average score 3.7.
We also learned estrogen receptors exist in all male biopsies of penile and scrotal skin submitted even for non-transgender circumcisions. See the lower slide, where estrogen receptors (ER) on picked up on a special stain as dark brown- black appearing dots
As reported in
Non-grafted Vaginal Depth Augmentation for Transgender Atresia, Our Experience and Survey of Related Procedures.
This provides support to empiric usage by transgender surgeons who have prescribed estrogen vaginal creams to promote wound healing. Added benefits include suppleness and vaginal health..
Harold M. Reed, M.D.
The Reed Centre for Transgender Surgery – Miami