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Neovaginal surgery

Revision Neovagina Surgery or Vaginoplasty is a surgical procedure to improve the vagina depth and size in a trans-female who has not achieved a good functional vagina following gender confirmation or reassignment surgery which enables normal penetrative sex.

Prices for Neovaginal Surgery range from £25,000 – £35,900.

Summary of Neovaginal Surgery

Procedure Time
4 Hours
Downtime
6 Weeks
Back to Work
6 Weeks
Lasting Effects of Treatment
Permanent
Anaesthetic
General
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Pain
Moderate pain expected

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who is it suitable for?
    Revision Neil vagina surgery or vagina plasty is suitable for a trans-female who is unable to enjoy normal penetrative sex following her GCS/GRS due to inadequate size or depth of the neovagina.
  • How is revision neovagina surgery or vaginoplasty performed?
    Revision neovagina surgery or vaginoplasty is performed either by the use of a skin graft or a segment of large intestine:-Colon- colovaginoplasty to increase the size and depth of the neovagina. Skin grafts can be used to widen the vagina in a trans female who has adequate depth of the neovagina. Revision neovaginal surgery is often combined with revision genital surgery to improve the appearance of the labia and or clitoris. The optimum procedure for you will be Discussed with you at the time of your consultation.
  • Does revision neovagina all surgery or vaginoplasty require a general anaesthetic or hospitalisation?
    Revision do your vagina surgery or vaginoplasty will be performed under general anaesthetic either as a day case or hospital stay up to 5 or six nights depending on the complexity of your revision surgery.
  • How long is the procedure?
    Revision Neovaginal Surgery or Vaginoplasty can take from 1.5 hrs up to 5 hrs depending on the complexity of your revision surgery.
  • How painful is Revision Neovaginal Surgery or Vaginoplasty?
    Moderate pain is expected for 5 to 7 days following Surgery. Pain relief will be prescribed during and after your revision surgery. For more complex revision surgery such as Colovaginoplasty, an epidural injection and infusion will be used to make your recovery as comfortable as possible.
  • What are the benefits of Revision Neovaginal Surgery or Vaginoplasty?
    The goal of revision surgery is to provide a normal functioning vagina which allows you to enjoy full penetrative sex.
  • What are the risks of Neovaginal Surgery or Vaginoplasty?
    Like with all Surgery there are always risks. Our goal is to ensure that these risks are minimised and your revision surgery and recovery is as safe as possible. The major risks are bleeding and infection (less than 0.5%), DVT and PE (less than 0.1%) and bowel injury (less than 0.3%). Bruising is common and subsided in 10-14 days. Minor wound opening can occur (10%) which will require regular dressings. Altered sensation is expected which may take 6 months to 1 year to recover. Poor scarring may occur and require specific treatments or revision surgery.
  • How long is the recovery time?
    Your recovery will depend on the complexity of your revision Neovaginal Surgery. For less complex revision surgery you should expect to return to work after 2 weeks. However, for complex revision surgery such as Colovaginoplasty you may be off work for up to 6 weeks. You will be required to avoid any strenuous exercise and penetrative sex for 6 weeks.
  • Do I need to stop hormone treatment before Revision Neovaginal Surgery or Vaginoplasty?
    For less complex revision surgery you do not need to stop your hormone treatment. However, for complex cases you will be required to stop taking your hormones 3 weeks before your revision surgery.
  • What are the costs for Revision Neovaginal Surgery or Vaginoplasty?
    The costs for surgery will depend on the complexity of your revision surgery. Your fees will cover all of your pre-operative and post-operative care for up to 6 months following your surgery. The cost of Revision Neovaginal Surgery or Vaginoplasty will range from £25,000 to £35,000. An accurate quotation will be provided following your consultation with Mr Inglefield.
  • What reassurances do I have with Revision Neovaginal Surgery or Vaginoplasty at LTS?
    At LTS we understand that your decision to undergo Revision Neovaginal Surgery or Vaginoplasty can be a daunting and anxious time for you. Our aim is to fully understand your concerns and goals and discuss all the options before agreeing a treatment plan which is in your best interest. Mr Inglefield and his teams’ expertise in Revision Neovaginal Surgery or Vaginoplasty will ensure your safe and excellent outcome. We will provide you
    with all the information you need and support you before, during and after your surgery.

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