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Typical Results of Male to Female Hormonal Therapy

Typical Results of Male to Female Hormonal Therapy

While the individual’s response to feminizing therapy will vary, we have observed several key changes that appear for the majority of transgender women in addition to the general estrogenic effects related. Breasts For the transgender woman, breast development will vary greatly, as it does with the genetic female population. However, breast development …

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Breast Implant Risks

Breast Implant Risks

In addition to the risks of anesthesia and surgery in general, there are complications that may result from any surgical procedure that places a foreign object (including a breast implant) in the body. It is not known how frequently the following occur, but the frequency is dependent on both patient …

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Electrolysis Methods

Electrolysis Methods

All methods described here are based on techniques using needle type electrolysis. The three methods used in electrolysis are Galvanic, Thermolysis, and Blend.  All three methods involve inserting a small needle into the hair follicle.  Galvanic Method The galvanic method was the first method developed for removing superfluous hair. This method removes hair through …

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Female Hair Thinning and Balding

Female Hair Thinning and Balding

Hair loss (or alopecia) in trans women is normally associated with the normal pattern of balding seen in men–the variety of receding hair line and balding patterns prior to the use of female hormones. Baldness in men is not a disease, but rather the body’s reaction to the male hormones …

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Breast Binding Safety

Breast Binding Safety

Layering, wrapping, compressing, binding is a process that many female-to-male transgender (FTM) people engage in to reduce the appearance of breasts. It involves the compression of chest tissue through a number of methods (such as layering sports bras, using commercially made breast binders, and wrapping ace bandages). In fact, one …

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