Category Archives: Transgender Surgery

Real Patient Question: Will I Need Drains?

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It’s a question we field both online and in our New York man boob consultations: will I need drains after surgery? We understand the concern. To an active guy eagerly awaiting a much-improved torso, the thought of having drains passing through the skin after surgery can seem disconcerting. But we have good news and more … »

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Plastic Surgeons: Welcome Non-Binary Patients

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An inspiring milestone was reached in our state in January. As reported by GLAAD, a young person named Jackie became the first one, through the IDNYC program, to be officially recognized as a non-binary New York resident. Entering an “X” on your state identification card rather than an “F” or “M” may not seem like … »

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Top 5 Takeaways from New Transgender Surgery Study

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New information on transgender surgery is so welcome. We were delighted to spot an article in The Rainbow Times highlighting Boston Medical Center’s recent findings on gender affirmation surgery (GAS) from a patient study conducted through its Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery. Here are some points we found especially interesting. 1. Today, a relatively … »

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Transgender Men and Top Surgery: Interesting Views

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We recently came across an online article on top surgery for transgender men that contained a couple of surprising points. The author is a respected, board certified plastic surgeon with tremendous experience treating transgender patients–we found his views interesting and worth exploring. One element of the article we noticed immediately is its title: Mastectomy and … »

Saturday, May 21, 2016
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