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Facial Feminization Surgery: A Guide for the Transgender WomanFacial Feminization Surgery: A Guide for the Transgender Woman
A practical guide to facial feminization surgery, Facial Feminization Surgery: A Guide for the Transgender Woman focuses on a pioneering form of cosmetic surgery that reshapes the male facial structure. Read more »

Gender Reassignment Surgery in Thailand
In this introduction to Gender Reassignment Surgery in Thailand you'll find out why Thailand continues to top the list of surgery destinations for trans women year after year. Read more »

NEW! Male to Female Gender Confirmation Surgery: Vaginoplasty
Slides from Dr. Satterwhite's presentation at the 2016 Annual Fall Meeting of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA). Includes photos of vaginoplasty results, preparing for surgery, recovery, potential complications. View PDF »

Orchiectomy For Transsexuals
Personal account of Orchiectomy with an excellent Q&A section. Recommended for any trans woman considering Orchiectomy. Read more »

Animation of Male to Female Surgery

Financing Surgery

Paying For SRS
Wondering how you're going to finance surgery? Find out how others have paid the piper (and the piper's anesthesiologist, and the piper's surgical nurses... ) Read more »

California Insurance: Blue Shield Gender Reassignment Surgery Criteria
Solid information is hard to come by when it relates to what health insurance plans will cover for gender reassignment surgery in California. For a variety of reasons the health insurance companies don't make their policies readily available to the general public.Here are two detailed outlines issued by Blue Shield of California relating to gender reassignment surgery. Read more »