Welcome Transgender Patients!
Dr. Pousti and his entire office staff are sensitive and highly experienced in the special needs of transgender patients. The procedures involved with transgender procedures may include breast augmentation, laser hair removal, CO2 laser skin resurfacing, laser tattoo removal and more. Dr. Pousti would be happy to learn more about your personal goals and desires to help evaluate which options would work best for you.
Note Pousti Plastic Surgery does NOT require psychological evaluations (in most cases). In most cases we perform transgender procedures by informed consent, which means our patients give us permission to treat granted in the knowledge of all possible consequences, risks and benefits.
Transgender Patient – Extra Large Breast Implants 3 Years Post-Op
test Post-Op XL Breast Augmentation Patient Shares Expereince
Before & After Transgender Patient From New York
Surgical Options to Consider
There are a number of options to consider when planning the breast augmentation component of your transgender surgery including:
• Saline vs. Silicone Implants
• Round vs. Teardrop Implant Style
• Smooth vs. Textured
• Profile Type (High, Moderate or Low)
• Location of Incision (Submammary, Infra-Areolar, Axiliary, or Peri)
• Implant Size
• …and Other Considerations
Dr. Pousti offers a wealth of experience in working directly with the transgender community and listening to each patient’s specific and unique needs and desires to help ensure absolute success in the surgical results. To read more how Dr. Pousti works in listening to the specific needs of each patient with the use of visual aids to ensure proper expectations are met with each patient, click the button below.
What To Expect After Surgery
The expectations after surgery depend on what surgery is performed. Normally, after a procedure in which a patient is put under general anesthesia, there is recovery time. Pain and/or nausea may be associated with certain procedures (which you will be given medication for). After certain procedures, there is minimal pain and/or recovery time.
Resumption of Physical Activity
Again, depending on what procedures are performed, the recovery time will vary.
Patient Before Breast Augmentation
Transgender Patient’s Prosthetic Breast Inserts
Patient After Breast Augmentation
Being transgender, with no breasts, I love boobs and missed having them. I decided to rectify this situation. I have girlfriends of varying breast size who have had “boob jobs”, so I was somewhat aware of what was achievable, If I was to make any impression on my chest, then I needed a specialist surgeon. I did the “net search”, enquired locally as well as the obligatory “Thai Hospital”. I ended up time and time again with my search for XL breast augmentation the same Southern Californian surgeon.
Having decided to have a breast augmentation I also decided to go big as I had been wearing my EE false silicone prosthesis. I wore these for a year 24/7 right up to the operation so that I could as best as I cold be sure I was making the right decision. I am now 1 month post op, I have never had any doubts about my decision or the surgeon I chose.
My scaring from the incisions barely visible, it is about 1” long on each breast around he lower edge of the aloa. The stitches were so so fine, I am so impressed.
When considering my recovery, I have been very fast, on the better end of the advice I was given or better. I put this down to, yes a great surgical team, but when the surgery finishes, you have to do the rest. I have followed the postoperative advice to the letter.
I am 63 Kg, 1.8m/ 5’11”. Through pilaties every day I have good core strength. This all helped me carefully moving post operation, so much that it was noted by the nurse I had to care for me for the first 24 hours from discharge. I have a very good diet and take particularly good care of myself.
I look upon my surgery as life enhancing and I am so glad I did it. It is my intention to do it all again in a year or 2 to get me to the breast size I have always wanted. My skin can only stretch so far in one go, it is indeed stretching further that I had thought possible and twice as much as surgeons locally to me in Australia had suggested they could manage. I have 400 cc of Saline each side.
Next time I will do the same again, same surgeon and ask the same of him, to make them as large as he can safely. I trusted him last time and I have every reason to do so again.
Thank you Dr. Pousti for the wonderful 3 month followup visit with you and your extraordinary support staff today! You all made me feel like extended special family! The girls are absolutely beautiful and amazingly there is no scar visible. You are a true artist, a truly gifted surgeon and an extra special human being!
Transgender Patient At Her Pageant Competition