Q1 : Will I be asleep during surgery?
A1 : The anesthesiologist will administer general anesthesia to keep you asleep and pain-free during surgery.
Q2 : What could go wrong?
A2 : Some risks of surgery include bleeding, adverse response to anesthesia, infection, delayed healing, asymmetry, nerve injury, unfavorable scarring, sub-optimal aesthetic result, difficulty in passage of urine after phalloplasty, and need for revision surgery.
Q3 : How should I prepare myself for surgery?
A3 : To avoid complications and reduce risk factors you need to stop taking hormonal pills, herbal supplements, and medicines 2 weeks before your schedule. You need to stop smoking and drinking alcoholic beverages throughout the surgical stages of transformation.