Do I have to have a psychologist/psychiatrist order or opinion to have breast implants without SRS?

Wanting to know if I have to go through the entire psychological process for breast implants and the rest of the facial femization surgery?

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We follow the standards of care for transgender healthcare established by WPATH. For gender confirmation surgery (non-genital), a single report from an experienced therapist is necessary. Our patient must be comfortable with the female lifestyle and have a recommendation from a Psychologist or similar licensed professional, demonstrating his commitment to the permanent physical alteration of his body with documented therapy. We also require a letter documenting hormone therapy if hormones are taken.

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