Trans Health Care History

Understanding the Importance and Evolution of Transgender Healthcare: A Comprehensive Guide The history of trans health care dates back several decades, but the formal recognition of transgender people as a distinct group within the medical community is relatively recent. In the mid-20th century, doctors and psychiatrists began to develop medical treatments for people who experienced
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Tips for Recovery after FTM Top Surgery – Breast Removal Surgery

The Dos and Don’ts of Recovery after FTM Top Surgery Top surgery, also known as chest masculinisation surgery, is a surgical procedure that is often performed as part of gender-affirming surgery for transgender individuals striving for a more masculine chest appearance. The surgical process entails the meticulous removal of breast tissue and surplus skin, followed
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WPATH Letter for Trans Gender or Top Surgery in Melbourne

A Comprehensive Guide – How to Get a WPATH Letter for Top Surgery Below all uses of the abbreviation WPATH stand for World Professional Association for Transgender Health. WPATH letters are essential documents that are required to access gender-affirming care, such as top surgery. In Melbourne, these letters are needed for individuals seeking gender-confirmation surgery
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How to Reduce Loose Skin on Arms, Thighs and Tummy

Option for Excess Skin after Weight Loss – A body lift for loose skin after weight loss? Massive weight loss represents a journey, demanding considerable mental and physical resilience. Despite meeting their weight loss goals, many individuals still have loose skin. This skin, stretched by excess weight, often reaches a point where it cannot retract. Loose
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Liposuction vs Tummy Tuck/Abdominoplasty Surgery

A Liposuction or a Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) after Pregnancy or Weight Loss? Is your skin quality suitable for a Liposuction procedure alone? Liposuction is an option for body altering, but there are often misconceptions about what it entails. Our Victorian cosmetic plastic surgeon, Dr Patrick Briggs, aims to clarify the key facts you should be
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4 Reasons why men choose Gynecomastia

Reasons Why Men choose Male Breast Reduction for Gynecomastia – All about Gyno by Dr Patrick Briggs, Plastic Surgeon Dr Patrick Briggs is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon in Melbourne, Australia and performs gynecomastia using the Dr Lista technique. The prevalence of Gynecomastia surgery, also known as male breast reduction surgery, is increasing, as indicated by the Australian
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Losing Weight Before Surgery

How to prepare and lose weight Before Bariatric or Body Contouring Surgery Making the decision to undergo bariatric surgery or Body Surgery is big. One important aspect to consider is losing weight before your procedure. Before surgery, you’ll likely be asked to shed some weight. You won’t be doing this alone. There are dedicated experts
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Breast Implant Profile and Projection – High Profile, Moderate Profile or Other Profiles

If you’re planning on undergoing breast augmentation, one of the decisions you’ll encounter is choosing the implant profile for your body frame. This can include the appropriate; size, shape, position, and type of breast implant that will fit both your lifestyle and preferences. To guide your decision-making process, take time to read some of the
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Body Lift (Belt Lipectomy or Torsoplasty ) Surgery FAQs

Body Lift Surgery FAQS about Different Types of Body Lift (Belt Lipectomy or Torsoplasty) Dr Patrick Briggs has experience in Body Lift Surgeries, procedure designed to remove excess skin following significant weight loss. Below, he addresses some FAQs (frequently asked questions) about Body Lift Surgery (Belt Lipectomy or Torsoplasty) for post-weight loss patients. Body lift
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Recovery After Eyelid Surgery – Post-op Tips and Timeline for Blepharoplasty

If you are considering eyelid surgery, (blepharoplasty), it is important that you completely understand the process of recovery as well as aftercare instructions. While the recovery after eyelid surgery may vary, knowing the proper postoperative tips and general recovery timeline will help you know what steps to take in order to have the smoothest recovery
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