Category Archives: Dermatology

The diverse range of hair transplantation options for trans people

Note: Some images depict small amounts of blood. Hair is an item of significant concern for trans people during transition: hair, its style, and its presence or absence in various areas can be a factor both in one’s experience of … Continue reading

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Quantifying changes to hair and skin from HRT

Hair is one of the most common areas of concern during transition: hair length, facial hair, and body hair are often important aspects of desired self-image for trans people, and these visible features are seen by others as strong signifiers … Continue reading

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Acne and body hair growth patterns in trans men on testosterone

Two recent letters to the editor in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology shed light on the degree of body hair growth that trans men can expect from testosterone, as well as the various factors implicated in the … Continue reading

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