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Dr. Mangubat in Seattle/Tukwila
by deusabscondidum (deusabscondidum)
at April 29th, 2010 (08:01 am)

I went to have my first face to face appointment with Dr. Mangubat yesterday, and have made a video review here.   If you are near the Seattle area, I highly recommend him so far.

I'm also going to link here to some pictures:
http://www.southcentercosmetic.com/before-after-photos-breast-gynecomastia.shtml
http://www.transbucket.com/members/galleries/processForm2.php

Also, some breast augmentations - http://www.southcentercosmetic.com/before-after-photos-breast-augmentation-implants.shtml

After I get mine done I will also take pictures.

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Posted by: zoeyprncs (zoeyprncs)
Posted at: April 30th, 2010 02:17 am (UTC)

Ok, I'm so glad you made that video review, I live 15 minutes south of Tukwila in Federal Way. I've been eyeing surgeons for FFS. I'm on the fence with breast augmentations. I was hoping to find out if the consultation was for augmentations alone or additional surgery was involved? I've taken hormones for just over a year now, and have average-ish small to medium B cup, and not sure If I would be getting an unnecessary surgery. I'm more focused on FFS right now. From your experience I would definitely talk with him about that if they do that.

Posted by: deusabscondidum (deusabscondidum)
Posted at: April 30th, 2010 04:16 am (UTC)

I'm glad people find it useful. When I wanted to learn more about this guy, I couldn't find anything beyond the fact that no one said he was bad at what he did.

I went for an FtM chest reconstruction, but I have the pricing for everything. Their cost for a breast augmentation is $5,495 and $600 for anesthesia. With a lift (I don't know if you would need that), it would be $1,995 and $1,000 anesthesia.

In my case, I have a 34b chest. It is big enough to need surgery to get rid of, but not big enough that I have back trouble, and it is enough to get noticed. But then I want to get rid of what I have, so I may be making a bigger deal out of the size than I need to. So basically, if you want a bigger size to feel more comfortable, it would be good to do, but you might not need it to pass.

I highly recommend talking with him, he's pretty awesome and the staff is very thorough. And of course you don't have to put any money down when you make your first appointment, so it's a no harm, no foul kind of thing. Also, he is good at giving an idea of exactly what he'll have to do to give you the results you want.

Posted by: zoeyprncs (zoeyprncs)
Posted at: April 30th, 2010 04:51 am (UTC)

Thank you for the additional vote of confidence, I'm actually excited, I've always wanted to hear what a plastic surgeon had to say on my thoughts over my FFS. Which hopefully I won't need a great deal, and my biggest fear would be some terrible over done look. I just want my prominently male features hormones haven't been able to clean up feminized.

The reason I'm on the fence about augmentation is I don't want to be in a situation were I could achieve results naturally without surgery. My goal is about a mid C cup, which seems proportionate for a 42 inch chest. I hear some stories of trans women who are able to grow C's and D's without surgery. Though it seems they are the exception, it does play a part. Which it dawns on me that I don't even know what a good time line is to see maximum breast growth.

Posted by: deusabscondidum (deusabscondidum)
Posted at: April 30th, 2010 05:36 am (UTC)

I hope you won't need a great deal. I don't know much about it, but I wonder if the hormones would bring additional growth after you had surgery.

I wish I could offer you info, but I'm woefully lacking.

Posted by: amylynn4666 (amylynn4666)
Posted at: May 2nd, 2010 06:00 pm (UTC)

I'm looking into Dr. Philip Young in Bellevue, WA. I'm
interested in his "Circles of Prominence" theory. I plan on getting a consult in
September so that I will have been on HRT for a full year just to try and have
as much feminization occur through estrogen as possible prior to surgery. I've
included his web site that has some video explaining his theory so that I could
get opinions on that as well.

http://www.drphilipyoung.com/harmony.html

Thanks,
Amy

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