Sex-change surgery regrets on the rise

Leading genital reconstruction surgeon says he's alarmed by increase in patients seeking reversal of gender reassignment surgery

Walt Heyer struggled with gender dysphoria as a result of being sexually abused as a boy by a family member, combined with his grandmother’s decision to secretly clothe him as a girl. Heyer had “gender reassignment surgery.” However, after he experienced restoration and healing from a relationship with Jesus Christ, Heyer reverted back to his biological gender as a man. (image from LifeSiteNews)

A world-leading genital reconstruction surgeon is alarmed by the increase in his patients seeking reversals of so-called “gender reassignment surgery.”

According to a report in The Telegraph, Professor Miroslav Djordjevic has seen a high number of “transgender” people who have undergone sex-change surgeries later express regrets and experience crippling depression and suicidal thoughts. Djordjevic cites two reasons: a lack of robust research on the topic and a lack of psychiatric evaluation and counseling before the surgeries. While Djordjevic requires his patients to undergo a year or more of psychiatric evaluation followed by hormone evaluation and therapy, some patients seeking reversals have told him that they were only asked if they had the money for the surgery beforehand. 

Djordjevic said the average age of his patients has dropped from 45 to 21 since he first started more than 20 years ago, with some in the medical community advocating for allowing minors to get sex-change surgeries. Djordjevic believes that to be dangerous ground and said he personally will not do those surgeries.

“I’m afraid of what will happen five to ten years later with this person,” Djordjevic said of patients younger than 18 who may eventually have the surgery. 

James Caspian, a psychotherapist at Bath Spa University in Southwest England, tried to do research on so-called “detransitioning,” but his proposal was rejected after his preliminary findings revealed that an increase of young people, particularly women, were regretting “gender reassignment surgery,” according to The Guardian.

Full story at Christian Newswire.

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  1. Joel Fago says:

    There is a strong drive within us to be as God created us: male or female.

  2. Some people think their arm or leg does not belong to them and want it amputated. It is the same principle here, unless the person is born with defective organs. Many of the young men who want to become women were raised around too many women and did not have enough normal male influence, or they were sexual abused. It is quite obvious in the stories they tell about their upbringing. Giving hormone blockers to children is a serious abuse. One can not really change ones sexual DNA. It is what it is. We are what we are.

  3. Michael McDermott says:

    What Two Former Trans Men Want You To Know About All The Lies
    ‘I seem to be either a de-sexed monstrosity, or I’m a damaged, mutilated male. I’ve been alone a long time. I’ve been forced into celibacy. I yearn for mere conversation and cuddling.’

    Paul, a computer programmer who is currently unemployed, is 38 years old and in the process of “detransitioning,” undoing steps towards the sex change he began a decade ago.

    • It is absolutely horrible what those doctors did to Paul. He was lied to from the “get go”. In a saner time, they would have had their licenses taken away and put into prison. I suppose those who first did such operations at John Hopkins thought they were helping the person, but even they now admit they were wrong and no longer do them. At least they had the courage to tell the truth. Thank God for that.

  4. Michael McDermott says:

    One of the more insidious harms created by ‘3rd Wave Gender Feminism’ is the increasing Isolation of Normal Male Friendships (sometimes denigrated as “Bromances”) which the Gaystpo characterize as ‘Closeted’ homosex behaviors
    Women’s ‘Girls Night Out’ faces no stigma, but anything bringing Men closer together (in a Non-Sexual way) gets targeted as homosex

    University of CA Defines “Gang Rape” as “Normal Male Sexuality – the Abuse of Womyn for Fun” and their campus Thought Police ruthlessly retaliate against Non-Feminist Men

  5. Michael McDermott says:

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    Please read this introduction before looking at the Masterpost itself.

    compiled the following masterpost of instances in which people have been punished, to varying degrees, for perceived offenses against trans people or trans ideology. These offenses, as you will find when you read the links in the Masterpost, are rarely ever blatantly transphobic. Offenses can range from holding female-focused events to simply disagreeing with transactivists about core tenets of their ideology.

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  6. The subhead should read, “reconstruction surgeon *feigns* alarm . . .”

    Either way, Djordjevic remains a low life.

  7. Your Fellow Catholic says:

    Notice that there are NO numbers associated with this claim of an increase in “regrets”. Notice that there are no numbers that contextualize any increase in “regrets” in the face of a vastly growing number of transitions. Notice still, that where there are regrets, it is usually because the individual has not properly been guided through psychological evaluations to determine their fit for surgery.

    • Anonymous says:

      Click the link

    • In all of these things, we need to be compassionate. I have heard often that things ‘down there” don’t turn out the way the person had hoped they would.
      This prayer concludes the Chaplet of Mercy. I hope you pray the chaplet daily and know its benefits.
      Eternal God, in whom mercy is endless and the treasury of compassion — inexhaustible, look kindly upon us and increase Your mercy in us, that in difficult moments we might not despair nor become despondent, but with great confidence submit ourselves to Your holy will, which is Love and Mercy itself.[14]

  8. Satan is very powerful and working overtime to destroy souls and send them to hell. He works in many perverted ways and has suckered all LGBTQ and their dumb sympathiers to offend our Creator who created us as male or female, not its. Read St Paul’s Epistle to the Romans, Chapter 1, verses 25 through 31. God is the Alpha and the Omega, He does not change.

  9. Michael McDermott says:

    A very informative discussion about the Pronoun Police in Canada, which is written in to their Criminal Code – and headed our way.

    Discussion of up to 70 ‘Human’ Pronouns that can lead to Fines & Prison – as well as Trans-Animal terms coming on line.

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