Dr. Reed, Would like a transgender orchiectomy. How does this differ from a regular orchiectomy? Trinity
Transgender orchiectomy in our practice whether being performed during transgender vaginoplasty or as a procedure unto itself involves the removal of the spermatic cord with high ligation. High ligation refers to sub-inguinal removal of the testicle and cord as one unit. One patient likened the cord to a tootsie roll and could not understand why her surgeon did not remove it.
Transgender orchiectomy takes between 15 and 20 minutes. Closing a singular vertical 1 1/4″ incision in 3 layers provides for a very neat cosmetic result. For your comfort a compressive dressing is applied which you should leave on for 2 days. The use of a sheathed ice pack in the recovery room reduces bruising.
Please see before and after male to female bottom surgery pictures on our web-site srsMiami.com.
Harold M. Reed, M.D.
The Reed Centre for Transgender Surgery | Dr. Harold Reed | Miami
Male to female transgender orchiectomy with vaginoplasty picture
(patient of Dr. Reed)