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Do I Need Top Surgery To Complete My Transition?

Posted by on 1 December 2018
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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 be long and difficult and can vary greatly from person from person. Some transgender patients are comfortable with their chest as-is and do not feel that FTM Top Surgery is a necessity. For others, they may consider the procedure as their next step in becoming their authentic self. FTM Top Surgery is designed to give you a chest that appears more masculine, which can give you results that better represent your gender identity, while reducing body dysmorphia and boosting self esteem and confidence. Ultimately, the decision is yours to make. At your initial consultation, we will have a discussion about…

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Supplies You Should Have at Home to Help With Recovery

Posted by on 18 May 2018

After top surgery, you can expect a substantial recovery period. If you have a desk job, or are a student, then your surgeon will recommend 1-2 weeks off before returning to work or your studies. However, if you have a more active job, play sports, or work-out, you should wait…

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Packing List For Your FTM Surgery

Posted by on 26 February 2018

Undergoing transgender cosmetic surgery is a big but rewarding step. Some people travel to have their surgery, in which case you will likely be staying in a hotel or with a friend while you recoup. Others are able to have their procedure done close to home. We’ve broken it down…

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When To Tell Your Partner You Are Transgender

Posted by on 19 February 2018

They say that honesty is the best policy but when it comes to telling your partner you are transgender, it’s important to use your discretion. Not everyone is going to be accepting of your true self. We still have a long way to go as a society towards trans rights…

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Five Tips For Transgender Travel

Posted by on 12 February 2018

Taking a trip? Whether you’re travelling to experience other cultures and try new things, taking a beach vacation, or visiting relatives in another province or country, it’s important that you’re free of harm. To ensure you have safe travels, check out our five travel tips below: Research: You may live…

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Hitting The Gym After FTM Surgery

Posted by 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…

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