Egg Harvesting After FTM Surgery

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 26 September 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 the right decisions early. You can store your sperm and eggs to be used at a later date if you decide to have children. But there are considerations you need to know about before you move forward. Understanding the Reproduction Options Fertility becomes limited due to the therapeutic hormone treatments that are involved during the FTM transition process. This makes it especially important to make the right decisions as soon as possible. FTM patients can use embryo or egg freezing to ensure that they can reproduce after their hormone therapy and surgical procedures have taken place. Having them stored allows…

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Tips For Transgender Parents

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 5 Sep 2016

Parenting is one of the aspects of gender transitioning that doesn’t get a lot of attention. Making the transition can be difficult for many people. But for those who have children, there are special considerations that need to be made along the way. There are many misconceptions related to parenting…

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Can You Change The Gender On Your Passport?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 22 Aug 2016

Changing your gender on legal documents is one of the most important steps to take after undergoing an FTM procedure. Inconsistencies in your documentation can lead to a number of unwanted issues related to travel, medical insurance, and important aspects of daily living. The following will help you understand what…

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What Happens If Your Scar Starts To Keloid?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 15 Aug 2016

Scars can develop after any surgical procedure. In most cases, surgical scars can be minimized through the use of various incision techniques and treatments applied during the healing process. But what happens if your scar starts to keloid? Chances are that you want to avoid having any visibility of your…

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How Long Is The MTF Top Surgery Recovery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 8 Aug 2016

Male-to-female (MTF) top surgery is a breast augmentation procedure that allows you to obtain female breast implants. This is an important step in the MTF process and requires careful consideration in order to get the best results. Understanding the procedure and your needs during the recovery period will help you…

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3 Tips To Grooming Your Facial Hair During The Initial Awkward Phase

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 1 Aug 2016

For anyone growing facial hair, there’s an inevitable awkward phase that you’ll have to work through. Whether you’re growing a simple mustache or a beard, knowing how to maintain your facial hair allows it to properly grow so that it enhances your unique facial features. Hair Growth for FTM The…

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