Topics :: surgery
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By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jun 2, 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) has joined forces with UN and other groups to condemn the forced sterilization of transgender and intersex people in a groundbreaking report.
By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Dec 21, 2013
The Philadelphia Center for Transgender Surgery’s founder Dr. Sherman Leis says that as people come to terms with gender dysphoria earlier, new surgery protocols are needed for trans teens.
By Lindsey Tanner | Friday Dec 6, 2013
The nation’s first full face transplant patients are healing, with new blood vessel networks connecting transplanted skin with the patients’ facial tissue, a finding that may help improve future face transplant surgeries.
By Andrew Clark | Tuesday Jan 15, 2013
Rather than travel abroad for expensive surgery or taking risks with self-administered work, the transgender community can turn to Dr. Sherman Leis, a world-renowned surgeon and the founder of The Philadelphia Center for Transgender Surgery.
Friday Sep 7, 2012
Once considered taboo, celebrity plastic surgery is now openly discussed on national television. Celebrity gossip show "Extra", hosted by Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos, recently sat down with Beverly Hills cosmetic plastic surgeon Dr. Jason Diamond.
By Curtis M. Wong | Thursday Jun 14, 2012
From nose reshaping (or rhinoplasty) to Botox, cosmetic surgery may still be stereotyped as a women’s pursuit, but the number of men hoping to turn back the clock and perhaps boost their self-confidence a bit is on a steady uptick.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Friday Mar 4, 2011
Even though Claudia Aderotimi was not transgender, the 20-year-old’s tragic death inside a Philadelphia hotel room last month underscores the dangers so-called underground cosmetic procedures pose to trans women and others who undergo them.
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