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How Common Is Regret After Top Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 22 August 2019
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22 August

Like any surgery, FTM/N top surgery is a big deal. After all, it is a major procedure where you have to undergo general anesthesia in order to alter your appearance. Unfortunately, it is relatively common for individuals who do decide to have this procedure done be told that they will one day regret it… but as most people will also tell you, this is incredibly rare. That being said, that does not mean there is no one out there who do not regret their decision to have top surgery. There are a variety of factors that can lead to regretting…

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How To Cope With Side Effects Of Testosterone

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 7 Aug 2017

Testosterone, also referred to as T, is the main hormone used in hormone replacement therapy (HRT) that accompanies transgender cosmetic surgery. The reason testosterone is the prominent hormone in HRT is because it is responsible for promoting physical traits generally associated with male characteristics and suppresses the production of estrogen,…

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What Happens During Your First Year On Testosterone

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 26 Jul 2017

Transgender cosmetic surgery can masculinize your chest, but it cannot help you grow facial hair or deepen your voice. However, if you combine the FTM procedure with testosterone therapy, you can achieve great results. Here’s what you can expect during your first year on testosterone whether you’ve undergone transgender cosmetic…

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Five Questions Transgender People Are Sometimes Afraid To Ask

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 19 Jul 2017

We have come a long way as a society, but we still have much work to do. Although some people are more accepting than others of transgender people, there is still a stigma that must be broken to allow you and others like you to live comfortably. As a transgender…

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Chest Binding Safety 101

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 12 Jul 2017

If you are thinking of undergoing transgender surgery but first want to see how you would look with a masculine chest and are interested in binding to conceal your breasts, there are a few things you’ll need to know. Chest binding, if done correctly, is safe and can be quite…

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Trans Fellas

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 10 Jul 2017

Trans Fellas is an online advice, information & support page on Instagram & YouTube. Run by a Canadian Transman from Southern Ontario, Cohen Glaw is a 30 year old transman who came out in Fall 2013. He began his medical transition on June 23rd 2014 by starting Testosterone, on January…

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