Trans Male Transition Surgeries
Trans male transition surgeries or transition altogether of male trans individuals are performed in order to realize the expectations of those who believe that they do not belong to the identities assigned to the individual with birth.
Many individuals are thought to be defined as male or female to get rid of being defined as trans by switching to opposite sex. For this reason, in order to have the physical characteristics of the identity they want to pass, it becomes mandatory for them to face a series of surgeries, hormone therapy and psychological preparation circuits.
The processes of trans individuals deciding on surgery on sexual transition cover the fulfillment of legal and medical requirements. Legally, sexual transition of an individual requires age and marital status, while the adequacy and age of economic conditions in the medical process stand out. Surgeries, hormone treatments and psychological support processes applied during transition processes are large enough to require a person to have an accumulation. However, the fact that the individual does not have surgery in the name of gender transition is not a phenomenon that changes his being a trans individual. Such surgeries are only available to the trans individual and to what extent he would want to make changes to his bodily appearance.
What are trans masculine transition surgeries?
Trans male transitions are carried out in accordance with the demands of the individual who gives up the type and number of surgery to pass. Surgeries required for the transition to masculinity,
- Mastectomy (removal of breast tissue)
- Hysterectomy (removal of the uterus)
- Metoidoplasty (penis construction)
- It requires stages in the form of hormone therapy.
What is mastectomy?
In the mastectomy performed in accordance with the demands of the individual in trans male transitions, the surgical intervention is performed according to its structure and size. A decrease or reduction in breast tissue can be seen in the trans individual who has been treated for hormones. Breasts in this situation allow the operation to be performed in order to achieve the desired aesthetic appearance. The size of the skin covering breast tissue during the operation is also an important issue during the operation process. The surgery, which includes two different applications as a radical and simple mastectomy, removes the muscles and lymph glands under the armpit, along with the breast, in the radical mastectomy. Such mastectomy applications usually done to interfere with cancer cases.
What is Hysterectomy?
Hysterectomy surgeries performed due to many causes such as cases that cannot be answered due to cancer, abnormal bleeding conditions, uterine sagging are also important steps in the transition from woman to man. By ensuring that the uterus is completely removed from the body, one of the most important stages of the transition from female to male is completed.
- Abdominal hysterectomy (removal of the uterus from the abdomen)
- Vaginal hysterectomy (taking the uterus through the uterus through the vagen)
- Lacopocopic hysterectomy ( laparascopy of surgery device) can be done with different techniques such as.
What is Metoidoplasty?
It is one of the most important surgical operations in trans male transitions. After the treatment of the hormone testosterone applied to the individual, it is done to expand the clitoris and to produce penises from its biological structure. The application of is separated from falloplasty in this respect. In falloplasty, a penis is created in the penile that passes into masculinity, while the different tissues of the individual are removed and the is created. Both methods have different advantages over each other, but in such surgeries methodoplasty applications are preferred more frequently.
What is Hormone Therapy?
Hormone therapy is performed before sex change surgeries. The transition from female to male is determined in accordance with the decisions of the medical committee, which carries out the process of how long hormone therapy will be performed before and after the surgery. The purpose of hormone therapy is to ensure that the individual can acquire certain characteristics specific to the male body. Testosterone hormone therapy applied in transitions from female to male should be performed taking into account the age and health condition of the individual. Long-term implementation diabetes, sleep apnea, weight gain, liver disorders are likely to occur.