Requests for transgender/gender reassignment surgery in Toronto have increased dramatically over the past 15 years. This rise can be explained by the fact that our society has become more open-minded, the media is talking more about it, and that Toronto is Canada's largest metropolis with a great diversity of cultures and communities.
Visage Clinic offers an array of non-genital procedures tailored to the transgender community. Request a consultation with Dr. Marc DuPéré or call our office at (416) 929-9800.
Like language itself, the vocabulary referring to gender identification changes over time. Terms currently used for this purpose include transgender, trans, trans-male, trans-female, female-to-male (FTM), and male-to-female (MTF). The names of relevant surgical procedures also incorporate these words. Visage Clinic understands that not everyone whose appearance or behavior is gender-nonconforming will identify as a transgender person.
Dr. DuPéré often performs bilateral mastectomies and male chest wall reconstruction/contouring for patients seeking trans-male (FTM) surgery, often incorporating liposuction. He uses 3 different techniques for this procedure, depending on the patient's anatomy:
Other common procedures for patients desiring FTM surgery include:
Dr. DuPéré often performs tracheal shave procedures for patients seeking trans-female (MTF) surgery. He makes a small incision under the chin and surgically shaves down the tracheal cartilage (Adam's apple) to give a more feminine look to the neck.
Other common procedures for patients desiring MTF surgery include:
Facial feminization through: