How Soon Is Too Soon To Take Off Your Surgery Dressing?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 24 October 2016

The recovery period after any surgery requires individuals to follow the instructions provided by their doctors. Common concerns after surgery include discomfort, inflammation, and the risk of infection. Knowing how to maintain and care for your surgery dressing is essential to the recovery process. But how soon is too soon to take off your surgery dressing? You may be tempted to remove your dressing as soon as possible and resume your daily activities. You should understand some key points first to ensure that you have a speedy recovery and great results. FTM Procedures The surgeries used in the FTM transition process help patients overcome physical dysphoria and change their physiques to represent their identities. They help individuals change the perceptions that others may have and live more comfortably. FTM surgeries minimize the appearance of female characteristics and create a more masculine look. Common procedures include the removal of breast tissue,…

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Things To Remember As A Trans Person Travelling Alone

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 10 Oct 2016

Travel presents a number of concerns that everyone must consider when planning a trip. But for trans people, there are additional issues that are unique and may lead to problems when travelling. Understanding the travel issues you may face as a trans person helps you prepare in advance and avoid…

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6 Foods That Can Help You Heal After Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 3 Oct 2016

FTM surgery requires proper nutrition during the recovery process. You may feel nervous about the procedure and its recovery. But the foods you eat before and after surgery will contribute to the process so that you get the best results.

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Egg Harvesting After FTM Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 26 Sep 2016

One of the biggest questions people have about the FTM transition process is whether or not a person will be able to have children after their surgery. Reproduction may be affected by hormonal therapies and the surgeries used during a gender transition. Understanding what your options are helps you make…

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What Is The Right Age To Undergo A FTM Top Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 19 Sep 2016

FTM top surgery is a procedure that’s an important part of the FTM transition. It creates a masculine aesthetic that contributes to the entire process and may involve a variety of procedures based on each person’s needs. But what is the right age to undergo a FTM top surgery? There…

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Is It Possible To Reduce The Size Of The Rib Cage?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 12 Sep 2016

The rib cage has a number of functions that affect the human body. It protects the vital organs, makes breathing possible, and supports the shoulder girdle, among many other important functions.

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