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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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The History Of Top Surgery: Developments And Improvements

Posted by on 11 December 2017

Breasts are a physical attribute associated with women. For trans men the double incision mastectomy, a type of top surgery, can eliminate the breasts and create a masculinized chest. This allows trans men to live comfortably in their own skin without feeling like there is feminine energy/characteristics hanging over them.…

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FTM Surgery And Sensation: What To Expect

Posted by on 2 October 2017

You may have read that FTM top surgery reduces certain sensations felt in or on the chest. For FTM surgery, because the breast tissue is removed from underneath the nipple, the amount of sensation lost varies from person to person. Why does some sensation loss occur? Breast tissue contains a…

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How To Prepare For Your Top Surgery

Posted by on 21 August 2017

If you are scheduled to have top surgery, you are probably wondering how you can get ready for it. Below, you’ll find a timeline outlining what steps to take and when to take them, so that you are prepared for your top surgery procedure. General Preparation If you are seeing…

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