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2951 Chimney Rock Rd Ste. A

Houston, TX 77056

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(832)874-6000

For gender dysphoria situations where patients have a need to change their outward gender appearance, both for male-to-female, as well as for female-to-male transformations, Dr. Anh Nguyen follows the guidelines and recommendations of WPATH – the World Professional Association for Transgender Health organization – and coordinates the care of the transgender patient with other health professionals.  The following surgical options are available:

Male-to-Female Transformation

1.  Voice Box Surgery – thyroid cartilage lift is offered to improve the female pitch.

2.  Adam’s Apple – shaving down of the prominent cricothyroid cartilage to reduce/eliminate a key male feature.

3.  Facial surgery – facial feminization procedures are performed that may include soft tissue and/or bony contouring to change the facial appearance, shape & relative proportions.

4.  Chest (“Top”) Surgery – breast augmentation through various techniques is available.

5.  Genitalia Surgery – inversion vaginoplasty procedures are offered that may or may not include skin grafting versus flaps.  myCARE Plastic Surgery & the Center for Advanced Reconstructive & Esthetic Plastic Surgery also offers the option of colon vaginoplasty for first time vaginoplasty as well as for secondary reconstruction.

6.  Body Contouring Surgery – additional surgical modalities are offered to create and/or accentuate the female silhouette, including but not limited to Brazilian buttock lift, and calf reduction.

 

Female-to-Male Transformation

1.  Facial surgery – facial masculinization procedures are performed that may include soft tissue and/or bony contouring to change the facial appearance, shape & relative proportions.

2.  Chest (“Top”) Surgery – mastectomy is offered with attention paid to minimizing and/or hiding the tell-tale sign of a scar.  Special attention is paid to create the male nipple-areolar appearance and location in relation to the inframammary fold.

3.  Genitalia Surgery – Dr. Nguyen will work together with other specialists to effectively address the following:

            a.      Removal of the uterus

            b.      Lengthening of the urethra

            c.      Male genitalia creation as 1 of the following 2 options with scrotoplasty & placement of testicular implants:

                     1.       Metoidoplasty

                     2.      Phalloplasty

4.  Body Contouring Surgery – additional surgical modalities are offered to augment and enhance the male form, including but not limited to pectoral, bicep, and calf implants.

 

myCARE Plastic Surgery & the Center for Advanced Reconstructive & Esthetic Plastic Surgery are privileged to offer the above cutting-edge options as a part of the treatment spectrum for the transgender population.

Gender Confirmation -Transgender Surgery