FTM Top Surgery
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Top Surgery is one of the most commonly performed gender reassignment surgeries available for FTM transsexuals. Also known as simply "chest surgery," the procedure includes bilateral mastectomy (breast removal) and male chest contouring. There are several different types of top surgery procedures, such as double incision (DI), keyhole and peri areolar.
Medications and herbs contained in this list may contribute to excessive bleeding during and after your surgery and should be avoided.
Produced by Vancouver's Trans Care Project, this comprehensive PDF includes detailed information about FTM top surgery procedures, including the types of top surgery, what to expect before and after surgery, and possible risks and complications.
Skin excess and skin elasticity are the key factors in choosing the appropriate technique for subcutaneous mastectomy. Although the complication rate is low and patient satisfaction is high, secondary aesthetic corrections are often indicated.