What Is Facial Feminization Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 25 April 2017

Facial feminization surgery is a type of transgender cosmetic surgery. Its purpose is to change the patient’s masculine facial features and make them appear more feminine through a variety of procedures. When many people think of transgender surgery, they most often think of those procedures that are done on the body to change the genitals and chest area. But making changes to your facial features is important too. First impressions are usually based on a person’s face. When you meet someone new, it’s your face that a person will see before all else. Facial feminization is a vitally important transgender surgery, as it helps patients appear externally as they feel themselves to be internally. How Are Male And Female Faces Different? There are several marked differences between the male and female face. For example, women tend to have chins that are more pointed than men. Women’s noses also appear to…

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5 Things To Know About Deepening Your Voice

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 18 Apr 2017

Whether you’re pre-or post-FTM surgery, there are many things you can do to make the transition go more smoothly. You can make subtle changes along the way, such as building muscle, cutting your hair shorter, and flattening your chest. Another change you can make is to lower the register of…

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What Is Chest Contouring With FTM Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 11 Apr 2017

The FTM transition can be a long and involved process. In addition to all the exterior changes that you can make, there are also surgeries to help you become the person that you envision yourself to be. Top surgery is the first and most common FTM procedure. What To Expect…

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OHIP Covered FTM Criteria

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 4 Apr 2017

Completing the FTM transition can involve many different steps. You can make alterations through hormone therapy, changing the tone of your voice, or building muscle. But the ultimate change comes when you undergo FTM surgical procedures. Unfortunately, surgery can be costly. Out of all the changes you can make, having…

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