Can I Get MTF Breast Augmentation If I Have Never Been on Estrogen?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 25 September 2019

25 September

MTF breast augmentation is an important step in the transition process for many trans women. However, is feminizing hormone therapy—or more specifically, estrogen—really needed in order to undergo breast augmentation surgery? The short answer is no. However, there are a variety of factors to take into consideration when deciding whether to undergo MTF breast augmentation with or without estrogen hormone supplements. What Is Feminizing Hormone Therapy? Feminizing hormone therapy can also be called hormone replacement therapy (HRT). What this process does is in the name: it replaces the dominant hormones in your body (for trans women, this is likely testosterone)…

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