Transgender Breast Augmentation in Santa Barbara, CA
Sara Yegiyants, MD, FACS, a triple board-certified plastic surgeon, performs transgender breast augmentation on men and women in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, and Ventura, CA, and the surrounding areas, who want to transform from male to female or vice versa to feel comfortable in their bodies.
What is Transgender Breast Surgery?
Transgender breast surgery is part of the transformation process from female to male (FTM) or male to female (MTF). It requires either transgender breast removal or transgender breast augmentation to reach the desired goals.
About Transgender Breast Removal
This procedure requires removing both breasts, reducing the nipple/areola size, and creating a more masculine chest area. It is performed on females desiring to change their sexual appearance to male.
Who is a Good Candidate for Transgender Breast Augmentation?
Candidates for transgender breast augmentation are those who have made the arduous decision to transform from male to female or female to male. This decision involves a lot of counseling, thinking and physical evaluations to ensure those wanting to make the change are physically, mentally and emotionally capable of the long process.
How is Transgender Breast Surgery Performed?
Dr. Yegiyants discusses the entire process for transitioning from one sex to another in terms of transgender breast augmentation. Each surgery is somewhat extensive and may require multiple procedures to achieve the desired look. Additionally, the recovery process takes weeks and requires patients adhere to pre- and post-op instructions to get the best results.
When Will I See the Results from Transgender Breast Surgery?
The results from transgender breast augmentation, FTM or MTF, are immediate although the full effects do not follow until the healing process has completed. Once the results are achieved, they are long lasting.
How Much Does Transgender Breast Surgery Cost in Santa Barbara?
The cost of transgender breast augmentation varies with each patient based on the type of surgery to be performed and the extent of that procedure. During a consultation, we discuss the costs along with payment and financing options through CareCredit® and Alphaeon®.
If you live in or around Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, or Ventura, CA, and are looking for a board-certified plastic surgeon to address your cosmetic surgery needs, contact Sara Yegiyants, MD, FACS, in Santa Barbara, CA, today, to set up your complimentary consultation.