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A New Backside For A New You

If you’re self-conscious about a lackluster bum, we can help. Yes, there are alternatives. Heading to the gym to pump some iron could improve your backside. Or, choosing jeans with the right lines can create an optical illusion, giving your backside more “pop”. Hitting the gym and wearing the right clothes can help, but only […]


New Year, New Nose

This year, we’re focusing on feeling better about ourselves and spending the whole year in pursuit of that goal. We’re setting time aside to journal, making time to see friends regularly, and are setting goals to help us feel more confident in ourselves. So, if your one goal is finally saying goodbye to the nostrils […]


Books to Study in The New Year

Often, transgender people have known that they’re in the wrong body since a young age. Some people even report understanding they were assigned the wrong gender when they were five years old. That being said, waiting a long time to transition can feel like a long time. And, learning more about yourself and your peers […]


Attending the Holiday Work Party

Work events make many of us nervous. We have to be on our best behavior, but there’s alcohol and delicious food around tempting us. And don’t even get us started on awkward games and gift exchanges that challenge our ability to hold a straight face. But, attending your holiday work party is an important part […]


The Cost of Being Transgender

Unfortunately, sometimes the timeline of our ideal transition is actually impacted by money (or lack thereof). Keep reading to learn about some of the costs you may expect with certain transgender treatments or surgeries. Hormones Though you do not have to undergo hormone therapy, many transgender people choose to have HRT (Hormone replacement therapy) and […]


How Long Does it Take to Transition?

Trust us, rushing your MTF gender transition may negatively impact you. Don’t rush, and make sure you understand that what you’re doing will take time. Keep reading to learn more about timelines and what you can expect. We’re all different, and so it’s silly to think that every person who is transgender must follow the […]


Welcome to our blog!

Within this regularly updated feature of our website, we will provide visitors with Avalon Surgery Center news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in Gender Affirmation. We believe that patient education and open communication with your doctors are the keys to achieving healthy, aesthetically-pleasing results and […]



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