Many of us have experienced a time in our life when we feel uncomfortable with our bodies, not quite at home in our own skin, but there are those persons out there who must tolerate this unfortunate feeling daily. These people often feel like they were born the wrong gender. However, in the recent decades hope for change has become a reality by way of gender reassignment surgery.
A significant amount of these procedures take place abroad and are ultimately successful in providing the patient with the body they deserve, as well as the psychological peace they have longed for. The surgery consists of a round of hormones prior to, and then the operation itself in which specialized surgeons use tissue to augment the genitalia, or in the other extreme, remove excess tissue from parts of the body to create the correct anatomy.