Top Surgery Male to Female
The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) is an international, multidisciplinary, professional association whose mission is to promote evidence-based care, education, research, advocacy, public policy, and respect in transsexual and transgender health. They have established a constantly evolving set of recommendations regarding Medical Standards of Care (SOC) to provide clinical guidance for health professionals to assist transsexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming people with safe and effective pathways to achieving lasting personal comfort with their gendered selves, in order to maximize their overall health, psychological wellbeing, and self-fulfillment.
Prior to FTM Top Surgery (Female to Male breast reconstruction) gender dysphoria should be well documented by a health professional, and significant medical or mental health concerns should be reasonably well controlled. While not an explicit criterion, feminizing hormone therapy should be used for a minimum of 12 months prior to breast surgery to maximize breast growth. While some patients may be satisfied with hormone therapy alone, most would benefit from the increase in breast size obtained by using breast implants or fat transfer. All cosmetic breast surgery techniques are available as needed to help each patient meet their unique goals. Explore the options by reviewing each of the described techniques regarding augmentation available on our website.
Top Surgery Male to Female: Taking the Next Steps
Especially with aesthetic treatments, seeing is believing. Please take some time to review our Top Surgery Male to Female before and afters gallery. It will help you set expectations, and may help you discover questions you have about the procedure. Some of the answers to your questions may be found in the vendor brochures and educational materials, available for download on this page. In the patient education section of our site, you’ll find an informative blog, videos and podcasts on this topic and many other aesthetic treatments.
If you are interested in Top Surgery Male to Female, the best way to affirm your candidacy is to consult with Dr. Folk in our Denver practice. Simply call our office, or submit a consultation request.
See our gallery for more male to female top surgery before and after images.