Top Surgeries: What You Need to Know

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 29 April 2015

Undergoing such an important physical transformation can be exciting, but it can also be a bit scary. In situations like these, it can be a big help to have some idea of what will happen and what you should expect before, during, and after your procedure. Preparation When preparing your body for any major surgery, it’s important to be as healthy as you possibly can be to help prevent complications and ensure that you will heal well and quickly. Your surgeon will likely tell you to stop smoking at least two weeks before your procedure, as well as providing you with a list of foods and medications to avoid. It’s extremely important to follow these directions as they are intended to prevent complication and reaction with the anesthesia. But even before the last two weeks, it’s beneficial to take your health to heart. Cut back on alcoholic beverages, eat healthy,…

Read More

How To Tell Your Family That You Are Transgender

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 21 Apr 2015

Coming out to family and friends can be one of the hardest parts of transitioning. No matter how open-minded or supportive they are, it is virtually impossible to predict how our closest friends and family members will react when presented with unexpected news. One of the most common – and…

Read More

FTM Top Surgery Requirements And Eligibility

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 15 Apr 2015

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health is a global organization whose purpose is to provide guidance and support to health professionals to help them provide safe and effective options for transsexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming people. They aim to maximize the overall health, psychological well-being and self-fulfillment of these…

Read More

Do You Need To Wear Chest Binders After Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 7 Apr 2015

One of the main attractions of FTM top surgery is the freedom to go about your daily life without having to spend time binding your chest. Without breast tissue to compress, patients who have undergone this procedure report a fantastic sense of freedom from this restrictive daily ritual. But recovery…

Read More

Toronto Pride 2015!

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 31 Mar 2015
Read More

How to Support Your Loved Ones During An FTM Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 5 Mar 2015

Going through an FTM surgery is a transition for everyone in the family, but especially your loved one having the procedure. Offering your love and support is critical to ensure a smooth transition and to maintaining a healthy and happy mental state. Here are a few ways you can help.…

Read More
Subscribe to RSS Feeds