Rise in sex change cases, societal acceptance still distant

In the past few decades now, there is a significant rise in the number of people aspiring to change their sex flocking to Mumbai. But, there seems to be a lack of acceptance even among those families whose members have or are willing to undergo such surgeries

Rise in sex change cases, societal acceptance still distantIt’s no news that in the past few years, Mumbai has become one of Indias key centres for sex reassessment surgery (SRS). For decades now, people aspiring to undergo cosmetic procedures have been flocking to Mumbai. However, there seems to be a lack of acceptance even among those families whose members have or are willing […]

Mumbai, a haven for people seeking sex reassignment surgery

Two months ago, My Medical Mantra was the first to report about the sex reassignment surgery (SRS) of Sukanyeah Krishna, who zeroed in on Mumbai for the procedure. Doctors say there has been a steady rise in number of such surgeries in the city

Mumbai, a haven for people seeking sex reassignment surgeryFor decades now, people aspiring cosmetic procedures have been flocking to Mumbai. It’s no surprise that in the past few years, the city has become one of India’s key centres for sex reassignment surgery (SRS). Mumbai’s Dr Parag Telang, who specialises in this surgery, alone has performed 35 sex change operations in the past two-and-half […]

Transgender’s transition from a man to a woman

By overcoming all the obstacles, a transgender woman who experienced gender identity disorder by birth itself. Sukanyeah who is seeking treatment at a leading hospital in Mumbai, will undergo a final surgery which will fully transform her into woman

Transgender’s transition from a man to a womanSukanyeah Krishna, is a 21 years old transgender woman, who belongs to Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala, she always felt that she was a girl and used to be confused while being around with boys. By her birth itself, she experienced gender dysphoria, also known as gender identity disorder. “I questioned my parents by asking them why I […]

Younger generation more positive towards sex change surgery, say doctors

Psychological tests need to be done before giving a fitness certification for gender reassignment surgery, point out psychiatrists

Younger generation more positive towards sex change surgery, say doctorsOn a usual Monday morning, two women walked into Sion Hospital. Both in their late 20s, they awaited their turn to see consulting psychiatrist Dr Sagar Karia. During a chat with Dr Karia, he realised that one of the two women, Sumita (name changed) wished to undergo gender reassignment surgery. Born a woman, she wanted to undergo […]