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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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5 April

Which FTM Top Surgery Procedure Is Right For Me?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 5 Apr 2019

For a lot of transmen, getting FTM top surgery is key to achieving a masculine physical appearance that aligns with who they are inside. By removing excess breast tissue, chest masculinization is a great way…

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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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