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How To Enhance Your Top Surgery Results

Posted by on 4 January 2019
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Transmen in the process of transitioning often place high importance on achieving the masculine appearance of a flat, broad chest. However, despite exercise and hormone therapy, not everyone is always able to achieve a muscular, toned chest due to their natural body type and genetic disposition. Top surgery is a great solution that removes excess breast tissue to help achieve this look and results can be further enhanced with pectoral implants. These implants can be used to add definition and balance to the chest area, which would further masculinize the chest and help you feel more comfortable in your body. Pectoral implants are made with solid or semi-solid silicone, unlike breast implants which can be filled with gels. Because of this, there is no chance of the implants to rupture or break once they are inserted into the body. Usually, pectoral implants are placed after the patient has already attempted…

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Do I Need Top Surgery To Complete My Transition?

Posted by on 1 December 2018

Here at McLean Clinic, we understand that the ultimate goal of FTM Top Surgery is to ensure you feel more comfortable in your body by better aligning your physical appearance and its characteristics to your internal sense of self and the self you present to the world. This journey can…

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What is Gender Dysphoria?

Posted by on 15 October 2018

For some transgender folks, emotional distress can occur when they experience a difference between the gender they are assigned to at birth and the gender they identify with and know themselves to be. This can lead to severe emotional distress that can negatively impact their health and day to day…

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What Are “Dog Ears” And Can They Be Avoided?

Posted by on 20 September 2018

After a Double Incision Mastectomy procedure, a “dog ear” can be the result of excess skin and fat that protrudes and puckers from the outermost portion of the incision as it curves around the side of the chest towards the armpit. “Dog Ears” are the most common reason for a…

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5 Tips for Dressing After FTM Surgery

Posted by on 5 September 2018

After your top surgery, you’ll want to make sure that you’re as comfortable as possible. As you will be quite sensitive following the surgery, you’ll want to make sure that you’re dressing in a way that is comfortable, causes no pain, and promotes recovery. Once you’ve passed recovery, you may…

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