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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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Your FTM Top Surgery Fundraising Options

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 26 Dec 2017

Although you can’t put a price on the freedom associated with finally being able to live as your true self, an FTM (female-to-male) procedure can be quite expensive. There are, however, fundraising options that can help cut costs. Crowdfunding Crowdfunding involves raising small amounts of money from a large group…

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Seven Inspiring TED Talks You Should Watch On The Transgender Experience

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 18 Dec 2017

Transgender cosmetic surgery does not define who you are, although it can help. Whether you’ve had the procedure or not, you are still entitled to live as your true self. If you’re looking for inspiration from others who live the transgender experience, look to these seven TED talks. The Importance…

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The History Of Top Surgery: Developments And Improvements

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 11 Dec 2017

Breasts are a physical attribute associated with women. For trans men the double incision mastectomy, a type of top surgery, can eliminate the breasts and create a masculinized chest. This allows trans men to live comfortably in their own skin without feeling like there is feminine energy/characteristics hanging over them.…

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10 Support Groups For Transgender Youth In Ontario

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 4 Dec 2017

Whether you have undergone top surgery or not, you deserve to live as your true self. But as a transgender youth in Ontario, that may be hard to do. Even though there is nothing wrong with you, society may not feel the same way. There are places you can go…

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What Is Transgender Conversion Therapy?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 22 Nov 2017

At birth, we are assigned a sex based on our genitalia. For some people, the sex they were assigned at birth does not match how they feel inside. If you are one of those people, you are not alone and there is nothing wrong with you. Many people may try…

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