HOW LONG IS GENDER CONFIRMATION SURGERY?
|PROCEDURE||SURGICAL TIME||RECOVERY TIME|
Out-patient unless medical problems
|First visit at 10 days if admitted to hospital and drains removed at this time; 6 weeks of no strenuous exercise|
|GENITALIA||The staged procedure with first stage 3 hours and second stage 8-12 hours||Following the first stage, 3-5 days in hospital then splint removed at 10 days. Following the second stage approximately 2-3 weeks in the hospital|