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Outcome Assessment of Comprehensive Facial Feminization Surgery

Facial feminization surgery (FFS) is a well recognized collection of facial reshaping procedures that is largely reductive in nature. While most commonly associated with the male to female transgender patient, it also applies to non-transgender women who simply want to soften their facial features. It is a collection of mainly facial bony changes to reshape Read More…

The Role of Rhinoplasty in Facial Feminization Surgery

Facial feminization surgery changes the structure of the male face to appear more feminine. While procedures from the skull down to the trachea exist to make these modifications, nose reshaping is one of the mainstay operations. That is not only because it sits in the middle of the face but because it has distinct gender Read More…

Outcome Assessment of Facial Feminization Surgery

Facial feminization surgery (FFS) is well recognized collection of hard and soft tissue reshaping procedures. While most commonly seen as a transgender procedure, it is also done for non-transgender females who have more masculine facial features. While it is unknown how many such FFS procedures are performed around the world, it is very clear that Read More…

Outcome Assessment of Facial Feminization Surgery

Facial feminization surgery is a recognized collection of facial reshaping procedures that are primarily used in the treatment of gender dysphoria. Based on recognized anthropometric studies, the key craniofacial characteristic that separate a male from a female face is the shape of the forehead, the frontonasal junction and the shape of the chin. Thus, facial Read More…

Techniques in Forehead Feminization Surgery

  One of the many important areas to change in facial feminization surgery (FFS) is that of the forehead. The typical male forehead has a prominent brow bone, a visible brow bone break into the upper forehead and a central forehead area that is often flat or even slopes backward to some degree. This is Read More…

Techniques and Outcomes in Forehead and Brow Feminization

  Facial feminization surgery is a relatively recent plastic surgery procedure that has only been done since the late 1980s. It has been developed to address the need to modify masculine facial features for those with gender dysphoria who need to change their facial identity. As a result it is a well known need for Read More…

Case Study: Transgender Tracheal Shave

Background: The bulge in the center of just about any neck is the result of the laryngeal prominences. These are two large plates of paired cartilages who have a primary function to provide protection of the very important vocal cords from injury The size or prominence of these cartilages is highly influenced by hormones which Read More…

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