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Transmasculine Top Surgery

Female-to-Male

The goal of transmasculine top surgery is to remove the breast tissue (mastectomy) from both breasts and create a masculine appearance to the chest.

What is transmasculine top surgery?

The goal of transmasculine top surgery is to remove the breast tissue (mastectomy) from both breasts and create a masculine appearance to the chest. Top surgery is performed as a single stage procedure. There are many techniques used to perform top surgery, and many factors should be taken into consideration when choosing which technique is best:

  • Amount of breast tissue
  • Amount of excess skin
  • Desire for nipple sensation


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