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How To Enhance Your Top Surgery Results

Posted by on 4 January 2019
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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 great solution that removes excess breast tissue to help achieve this look and results can be further enhanced with pectoral implants. These implants can be used to add definition and balance to the chest area, which would further masculinize the chest and help you feel more comfortable in your body. Pectoral implants are made with solid or semi-solid silicone, unlike breast implants which can be filled with gels. Because of this, there is no chance of the implants to rupture or break once they are inserted into the body. Usually, pectoral implants are placed after the patient has already attempted…

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Smoking And Surgery: The Dangers Of Smoking And Strategies To Quit

Posted by on 9 October 2017

Smoking is a dangerous habit. It causes cancer and disrupts your body’s natural healing process. If you are a smoker and are planning on having FTM top surgery, your surgeon will ask that you quit prior to your procedure. You will also need to remain a non-smoker during your recovery.…

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FTM Surgery And Sensation: What To Expect

Posted by on 2 October 2017

You may have read that FTM top surgery reduces certain sensations felt in or on the chest. For FTM surgery, because the breast tissue is removed from underneath the nipple, the amount of sensation lost varies from person to person. Why does some sensation loss occur? Breast tissue contains a…

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Is A Keyhole Mastectomy The Best Option For Me?

Posted by on 27 September 2017

If you are looking to transition, you may be researching surgical options to flatten your chest. There are many types of transgender surgeries available that deal with chest reconstruction. One of the them is the keyhole mastectomy. This involves a specific type of incision and can only be performed on…

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How Can I Be Supportive Of A Transgender Family Member?

Posted by on 20 September 2017

If someone you love is having transgender surgery or coming out as trans, you may not be sure how you can be supportive. There are four important ways you can show your transgender family member that you love them: Listen, Ask, Learn and Help. Listen When a family member comes…

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Everything You Need To Know About Using Correct Gender Pronouns

Posted by on 13 September 2017

We sometimes take pronouns for granted in our everyday speech. We see someone who appears male and we assume he is a “him.” When we see someone who appears female, we think of her as a “she.” Without information about the person, we make assumptions about their gender pronouns. If…

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