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Private Clinic vs Hospital for Gender Reassignment Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 21 May 2020
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21 May

For many, getting a gender reassignment surgery is a dream come true. It’s a decision that they went over their heads thousand times over, if not more. While preparing for it, one of the major aspects that you have to consider is whether to have your procedure done in a private clinic or a hospital. It’s a critical deciding factor that will dictate whether you’ll have the freedom to choose a plastic surgeon or not and what options you can take to settle the financial part.   In this article, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of private clinics and…

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How To Enhance Your Top Surgery Results

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 4 Jan 2019

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…

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Do I Need Top Surgery To Complete My Transition?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 1 Dec 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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What is Gender Dysphoria?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 15 Oct 2018

For some transgender folks, emotional distress can occur when they experience a difference between the gender they are assigned to at birth and the gender they identify with and know themselves to be. This can lead to severe emotional distress that can negatively impact their health and day to day…

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What Are “Dog Ears” And Can They Be Avoided?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 20 Sep 2018

After a Double Incision Mastectomy procedure, a “dog ear” can be the result of excess skin and fat that protrudes and puckers from the outermost portion of the incision as it curves around the side of the chest towards the armpit. “Dog Ears” are the most common reason for a…

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5 Tips for Dressing After FTM Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 5 Sep 2018

After your top surgery, you’ll want to make sure that you’re as comfortable as possible. As you will be quite sensitive following the surgery, you’ll want to make sure that you’re dressing in a way that is comfortable, causes no pain, and promotes recovery. Once you’ve passed recovery, you may…

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