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Can Breasts Grow Back After FTM Top Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 25 August 2020
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25 August

FTM surgery is a major life-changing decision. It requires a significant amount of money and courage to go through both the actual operation and top surgery recovery process. Therefore, many patients want to make sure that it’s worth it and that the results are truly long-lasting. When they first come into McLean Clinic for consultation, one of their first questions would be, “Can breasts grow back after FTM surgery?”  In this article, we’ll tackle this interesting topic in more detail, explaining why the results of an FTM surgery is definitely permanent, how weight gain impacts chest masculinization, and how different…

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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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What Is A Double Incision Mastectomy?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 5 Jul 2017

A double incision mastectomy is a surgical procedure designed to remove large or overhanging breasts. It is also used for people with loose skin in the area because it produces a tighter, flatter chest. A double incision mastectomy is ideal for those looking to masculinize their chest. How is the…

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