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Some US surgeons:
San Mateo CAhttp://www.feminizationsurgery.com/http://www.marcibowers.com/grs/gender.html
Beverly Hills CAhttp://www.transgendersurgery.us/
Greenwood Village COhttp://www.thefaceexperts.com/
Bala Cynwyd PAhttp://www.thetransgendercenter.com/
New Hope PAhttp://drchristinemcginn.com/http://rumercosmetics.com/
Chestnut Hill MAhttp://www.drspiegel.com/
Marci Bowers USED to be in Colorado, but has since moved to San Francisco..... Your best bet are the surgeons in the Philadelphia area (Rumer, McGuinn, etc)
I'm looking for a good surgeon that's closer to where I live.Does anybody know about surgeons in Colorado ? I'm in Arkansas & don't really want to go to the cost If I can find someone closer.
Ellen, It might be good and cheap, but if there is a problem you would have to spend the $$ to travel over there again. The one reason I picked Dr. Leis is becuse he was 5 hours away. I spent about $18,000 roughly. Hope this help in your decision.
I hear that out of country SRS is of good quality & cheaper but with the added expince of going there added to it,doesn't it come out about the same $ ?
OK Denee, start talking...
Nicole, who do you have for insurance that covers both surgeries ?
Here's an update 8 months after my GRS with Dr. Loren Schechter of Morton Grove, IL.
August of 2012 I underwent GRS with Dr. Schechter. He used a newer procedure for the inversion which included the use of a tummy tuck to gather extra skin for the inversion. The healing process what seemed longer than my girlfriends that had undergone surgery with other surgeons. My choice of a 2 step surgery may work out to be the right decision in the end, however, so far it has made me very self conscious of the esthetics of my new genitalia.
The Surgery which included the Penal Inversion, Vaginalplasty, Clitoroplasty and BA took about 11 hours. Well more than some I have heard. The end results had my dilating with the larges dilator right after surgery and depth is been right at 5" since the unveiling 5 days after surgery.
The Hospital was exceptional. Thorek had a bad name and had undergone management changes since Robin Marcs had her surgery. The nursing staff was always a few seconds away and the other staff were courteous, Outside of the bed which was not comfortable at all I can say the stay was wonderful for a hospital.
Dr. Schechter was the most attentive, courteous, accommodating and professional surgeon I have met. In the 18 months that I have been speaking with him I have never had to wait more than a a few hours for an answer to my question.
I originally was scheduled for the Labiaplasty in January, however, due to wanting FFS we had to postpone till April so insurance would pay for both.
Results; My BA is amazing. His placement, selection of size and scars are among the best of the countless ones I have seen since coming out and attending the different conferences. Let's face it. Most TS girls are not modest (to a point) and some love to show off their boobs.
The bottom is a bit harder to explain. Since I have waited so long for the second step I am now fully healed and it just looks weird. The fault is my own. I chose the 2 step and I postponed it 3 extra months.
I am happy with the outcome so far and although it is incomplete I know that I chose wisely. I leave for my 2nd step, trachea and FFS tomorrow. Surgery is April 5th. I'll post again afterwards. Follow my youtube channel if you are interested. http://www.youtube.com/user/TheSarahMaybe?feature=mhee
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