Truly feeling like your authentic self on the inside may require changes on the outside. Trust our skilled surgeons at Polyclinic Plastic Surgery in Seattle to perform a gender-affirming surgery, giving you a boost in body image and self-confidence.
"Thank you so much for going above and beyond with providing care and support to me before, during, and after my surgery. The results and recovery have far exceeded my expectations, thanks to your expertise and personalized care."
What is Transgender Surgery?
Gender confirmation often requires making physical changes that can help reflect on the outside how you feel on the inside, depending upon your particular goals, there are a variety of surgeries you and your surgeon may opt for to enhance your appearance with natural results.
Transgender, or gender confirmation, surgery serves to give a patient the physical appearance and their body the functional abilities appropriate for their genuine gender. Patients can go from male to female (MTF) or female to male (FTM). Depending on a patient’s needs or desires, the process may require multiple surgeries. You will discuss your goals with your surgeon, and they will make recommendations and a plan to get you where you want to be.
Embracing your true gender is a journey, and our board-certified plastic surgeons are here for you every step of the way, offering personalized and compassionate care.
What are the Benefits?
After transgender surgery at Polyclinic Plastic Surgery in Seattle, you will experience:
- Improved body contours
- Your desired physical appearance
- Improved self-confidence
- Improved body image
- Natural results
Who is the Ideal Candidate?
Candidates for transgender surgery should be physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy. Candidates should be sure of their decision for surgery and ready to take on the significant change. Physically, the ideal candidate:
- Maintains a stable weight
- Is a non-smoker
- Has no serious medical issues that could affect surgery or recovery
Candidates should have realistic expectations and a positive attitude toward their surgery.
What Can I Expect from Recovery?
Recovery will depend on the surgeries you and your surgeon decide on. You will generally experience soreness, swelling, and bruising. You may be asked to wear compression garments to avoid fluid retention and excess swelling. You will be sent home with a prescription for pain medication to ease discomfort and a detailed care plan to promote healthy healing. Your surgeon will closely monitor your progress with follow-up appointments. You will need a few weeks of recovery before returning to everyday activities.