What is transmasculine top surgery?
The goal of transmasculine top surgery, or masculinizing chest surgery, is to remove the breast tissue from both breasts and create a masculine or nonbinary 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