Breast Augmentation Top Surgery

Breast augmentation top surgery, formerly known as MTF top surgery or MTF breast augmentation, is a life-changing procedure that requires careful consideration. In this article, we explore the decision-making process involved in breast augmentation top surgery to help you navigate the complexity of pursuing gender confirming surgery. Here we discuss the importance of setting realistic expectations and understanding the portential risks and complications associated with breast augmentation top surgery. Our goal is to provide you with a solid knowledge base for your decision and ensure the safety and success of your surgery.

Breast augmentation is a surgery for people who wish to enhance the size and shape of the chest, often through the use of silicone or saline implants. The ultimate goal of this surgery is to make you feel more comfortable with your body by better aligning your physical characteristics with your internal sense of self and the self you’d like to present to the world.

Choosing to undergo surgery is a complex process shaped by internal feelings and philosophies as well as by external circumstances such as your overall health, your ability to travel for surgery, and your current financial status. To learn more about breast augmentation top surgery, you can continue exploring this section of the site, visit our FAQ page, or download a printable PDF that walks you through the process.

The Decision-Making Process

As with any major life decision, it’s normal to have some doubt and anxiety, as well as excitement, when considering surgery. At our San Francisco gender confirming surgery practice, we provide you with in-depth information on breast augmentation techniques, recovery, safety, and potential outcomes so that you can make an informed decision.

As you browse through our website, you’ll notice that we provide in-depth answers to many frequently asked questions about breast augmentation on the following topics:

If you have additional questions after viewing our site, please don’t hesitate to call our office. A member of our staff would be happy to discuss any further details with you over the phone, or set you up with a personal or virtual consultation with one of our surgeons.

Realistic Expectations

Breast augmentation can certainly enhance your self-esteem and confidence in your body. It’s also important to know how to set  realistic expectations throughout the consultation and surgical process – you should know about the positives of surgery as well as the possible risks and complications.  Aesthetic and functional outcomes, including sensation and scarring, are difficult to predict as everyone heals and reacts differently to surgery. It’s also important to remember that additional surgeries or revisions may be necessary to help you achieve your desired outcome. 

The best way to ensure you are receiving the highest standard of care  is to choose a reputable plastic surgeon. Our surgeons have the training and expertise to ensure the safety and success of your surgery as well as a breadth of knowledge and experience working with the transgender community.

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