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Hitting The Gym After FTM Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 5 February 2018

Following your FTM procedure you’ll probably want to know when you can resume your active lifestyle. Or, if you weren’t active before, you’ll want to know when you can start taking control of your overall health. Hitting the gym after FTM surgery isn’t something you should take lightly. To give you an idea of what to expect after surgery, let’s answer some questions: When Can I Go To The Gym? This is a question only your doctor can answer. For some people, returning the gym six weeks after their FTM procedure is fine. For others, it may be two months or more. Your doctor will be monitoring your post-surgical healing and they’ll give you the okay to hit the gym. Your doctor will recommend light exercises like walking while you’re recuperating, so you won’t be completely out of shape when you return to the gym. What Do I Do If…

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X Natural Ways to Reduce Scarring after Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 3 Feb 2015

Transition surgery, like every other kind of surgery, will result in some scarring. In the majority of cases, men who have undergone surgical transition find the scarring to be minimal and love the look of their new chests. What Should I Expect? The location and size of scars will depend…

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How Visible is Scarring after FTM Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 3 Dec 2014

Mastectomies, hysterectomies, genital reassignment surgery, and salpingo-oophorectomies are safe and effective with minimal scarring. These procedures are performed on a number of patients leaving surgeons with lots of experience collectively and individually. In addition to skillful placement of incisions, some postoperative habits can assist the body in healing and can…

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