Male to Female Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS)

Historical notes, descriptions, photos, references and links.

by Lynn Conway


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This page sketches the historical development and surgical details of vaginoplasty surgery for male-to-female sex reassignment (often called sex reassignment surgery - SRS ). Before reading this page, please read the introduction to the concepts of gender identity, transgenderism and transexualism elsewhere in this website, so that you'll understand why transsexuals undergo these operations.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This page contains graphic visual material and other medical information that might shock or be very disturbing to some readers.
DO NOT ENTER THIS PAGE if you are squeamish about surgeries, or if you have any anxieties about your own genitalia.
Access to this medical information is NOT AUTHORIZED for those UNDER THE AGE OF 18. By entering this page, you hereby certify that you are 18 or over.


If you are under 18, return to Lynn's TG/TS/IS page, or go to Lynn's homepage.