Body Masculinization Surgery Fort Lauderdale
Body Masculinization Surgery (BMS) uses Liposuction to masculinize body contours for transgender men who are dissatisfied with their body shape after HRT, Top Surgery and/or weight loss strategies. Men tend to carry extra weight mass in the upper body, while women carry extra weight in the hips, buttocks and thighs. Many transgender men also carry extra weight in places that can result in a feminine-looking body contour. The ultimate goal of Body Masculinization Surgery is the V-shape torso look, with a broad chest, shoulders and a slim waist. The areas commonly treated to achieve this appearance are the chest, back, abdomen, flanks, hips, buttocks and inner/outer thighs. Multiple areas can be treated during the same surgery.
Recovery from Body Masculinization Surgery
Liposuction is typically performed under general anesthesia. Surgical time may vary depending on a number of factors.
After your surgery, you will wear a compression garment 24/7 (except for showering) for 4 weeks. You may also have drains, depending on the areas treated. You can expect moderate pain which will decrease significantly in about 4-5 days after surgery. Bruising and swelling may persist for several weeks post-surgery.
While all surgeries carry potential risks, many complications can be avoided by following the pre and post-operative instructions that you will be provided with. For a few days post-op, you will be limited to light activities, such as walking. You will need to avoid strenuous exercise and heavy lifting for at least four weeks.