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Transgender Body Contouring

Many patients who want to obtain the body of their dreams have different goals in mind. Some patients want to rid themselves of burdensome, sagging skin and enhance their figure after massive weight loss. Others, such as trans men and trans women, want to get a step closer to having their physical body match their true gender identity. Body contouring can address multiple concerns at once, ultimately freeing transgender patients from the uncomfortable reminder of their gender dysphoria. Dr. Hadeed performs various surgeries for optimal body contouring to give his patients the physique they desire.

What Transgender Body Contouring Can Do

Achieve a Slim, Toned Figure

There are distinct differences between the body of a man and a woman. Trans women may desire a slim and feminine body shape, while trans men may want a broad, toned physique. Body contouring surgery can help transgender patients obtain the body that corresponds with their true gender identity.

Eliminate Unwanted Fat

Body contouring can enhance the proportions of the entire body for both trans men and trans women. Dr. Hadeed can address unwanted fat or sagging skin left after significant weight loss or a previous surgery to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals.

Produce Customized Results

Because each person’s body type and goals are different, body contouring is entirely customizable. Transgender patients can enjoy fine-tuned results based on what they wish to improve. During your consultation, Dr. Hadeed will develop a body contouring plan tailored to your individual needs and goals.

Male to Female (MTF) Body Contouring Procedures

Upper Body

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Midsection

  • Liposuction targets isolated fat deposits in various areas of a trans woman’s body, such as the abdomen, for a more slender and sculpted figure. Liposuction can also be performed on the buttocks, back, arms, and thighs.
  • Tummy tuck surgery can remove excess skin and fatty tissue that has developed along the stomach to provide patients with a firm and toned midsection.
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Lower Body

  • Buttock augmentation can enhance a trans woman’s buttocks, resulting in a fuller and rounder backside.
  • Fat grafting can be performed to reshape the hips to create a more feminine figure.
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Female to Male (FTM) Body Contouring Procedures

Upper Body

  • Transgender mastectomy (FTM top surgery) is a surgical procedure designed to remove excess breast tissue, skin, and/or fat from a trans man’s chest to achieve a more masculine appearance.
  • Arm lift surgery can remove excess skin from the upper arms of a trans man to provide him with toned, masculine-looking arms.
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Midsection

  • Tummy tuck surgery addresses the abdomen of a trans man by cutting away excess skin, removing unwanted fat, and tightening the core muscles so that his stomach area appears leaner and more masculine.
  • Liposuction removes unwanted fat from the abdomen, back, and other areas to sculpt a trans man’s body and accentuate well-sculpted abdominal muscles.
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Lower Body

  • A lower body lift can address areas of the lower body, such as the thighs and groin, to provide trans men with a toned and lean figure. It can also accentuate the contour of the buttocks.
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Dr. Hadeed is a very patient, skilled, and compassionate physician. He simultaneously checked and evaluated his work while making sure I was doing ok during the treatment process, giving me a break if needed…

Transgender body contouring surgery usually consists of a combination of surgical procedures that may be spaced apart over several operations to help you achieve your aesthetic goals. Each surgery varies in length depending on various factors.

Dr. Hadeed will not perform FTM or MTF surgeries on patients who are active smokers. He requires patients to be entirely nicotine-free for at least four weeks before and after surgery to maximize wound healing and minimize the risk of infection.

Insurance companies typically will not cover gender affirming body contouring surgery. However, each insurance policy is different, and there may be exceptions for certain procedures. If your insurance does not cover or only partially covers your surgery, there are many medical financing companies available to help you cover the expense.

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