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FTM Top Surgery

Understanding the options available for Top Female to Male (FTM) Surgery can be a vital part of the transition process for many individuals. As this surgery plays a crucial role in aligning an individual’s physical appearance with their gender identity, it is critical to be informed about the various types of top surgery available.

While traditionally associated with trans men, non-binary individuals may also seek Female to Male (FTM) Surgery to achieve a more gender-neutral or masculine appearance. This highlights the importance of understanding that gender is not a binary concept but a spectrum, and medical procedures should adapt to cater to these diverse needs.

A significant consideration when contemplating Female to Male (FTM) Surgery is the associated costs. The FTM top surgery price varies significantly depending on several factors, including the specific type of surgery, the surgeon’s experience, the geographical location, and whether insurance covers part of the cost. It is also important to note that other expenses may be associated with the surgery, including pre-operative tests, post-operative care, and potential follow-up procedures. It is therefore advisable to thoroughly research and consider all these factors before making a decision.

FTM top surgery is a gender-affirming procedure designed to remove breast tissue and create a more masculine or gender-neutral chest contour.

The two most common types of top surgery FTM are double incision mastectomy and periareolar surgery. Double incision mastectomy involves making two horizontal incisions on the chest to remove breast tissue, while periareolar Keyhole surgery involves making an incision around the areola to remove tissue and reposition the nipple. There are few more types – Button hole surgery and Breast reduction using Passot technique in some cases

While often associated with trans men, non-binary individuals may also experience this surgery.

The cost varies greatly, influenced by the specific procedure, the surgeon’s expertise, and geographical location. It’s important to consider all potential costs, including pre-operative and post-operative care.

Coverage varies by insurance provider and policy. Always consult with your insurance provider for specifics.

Typically, patients can resume light activities after two weeks, but full recovery might take several weeks.

Preparation can involve multiple steps, including medical and psychological evaluations, hormone therapy, and lifestyle modifications like quitting smoking.

FTM top surgery is considered a permanent procedure.

Scarring is often unavoidable in surgical procedures. However, its visibility may vary based on the surgical technique and individual healing factors.

Top surgery usually involves the removal of glandular tissue, which could make breastfeeding in the future unlikely.

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Advantages of Choosing
Dr. Ashu Garg

Extensive Experience

Dr. Garg brings over two decades of surgical experience to the table, covering a wide range of procedures from cosmetic surgery to complex transgender surgeries.

Holistic Care

With his knowledge in pre- and post-surgical assessment, wound management, and scar healing, Dr. Garg ensures comprehensive care from start to finish.

Recognized Expertise

Dr. Garg's academic and practical expertise is recognized globally, making him a trusted choice for FTM top surgery. His membership in esteemed organizations like the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and WPATH further attests to his competence and dedication to the field.

About Our Clinic

Dr Ashu’s expertise in FTM Top Surgery

As an FTM surgeon, Dr. Garg’s proficiency extends beyond traditional surgery. His formal fellowship training in Cosmetic Surgery in Seattle equipped him with advanced skills in liposculpture, body contouring, facial cosmetic procedures, and complex transgender surgeries. This diversified experience makes him an ideal surgeon for FTM top surgery, as he understands the intricate balance between aesthetics and functional outcomes.

When seeking the best FTM top surgeons, Dr. Ashu Garg stands out in the field. Boasting an impressive career spanning over two decades, Dr. Garg has honed his skills across multiple facets of surgical and aesthetic procedures. After receiving his medical degree in India, he expanded his knowledge and expertise across prestigious institutions in India and the United States. From specialized residency training in Surgery and Plastic Surgery in India, extensive oncological surgical procedures at Tata Memorial Cancer Center, to clinical research in Vascular Surgery at the esteemed 

Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard University, Dr. Garg’s journey is a testament to his dedication and commitment to his craft.

With his exemplary credentials, it’s no surprise that Dr. Garg is regarded as one of the best FTM top surgeons. His commitment to optimal cosmetic outcomes is evident in his meticulous approach to surgery and post-operative care, complemented by his expertise in scar healing and wound management.