Interview with Dr. Deschamps-Braly, Transgender Women’s Favourite Surgeon

September 10, 2018

ICYMI: Dr. Deschamps-Braly’s interview in the London Times Magazine

The Times, June 16 2018

“In the bright light of a San Francisco operating theatre, a surgeon in blue scrubs, orange clogs and green plastic gloves sits on a stool with his arms folded, his left leg bouncing to the Velvet Underground track on the stereo and his eyes trained on a sedated patient strapped to …

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Key Elements of Facial Feminization for Women with Masculine-Looking Faces

September 5, 2018

Key Elements of Facial Feminization for Women with Masculine-Looking Faces

Facial feminization surgery is typically associated with gender confirmation surgery for transgender individuals. However, the same procedures may also help non-transgender women who feel they have masculine faces and want to appear more feminine.

If you are a cisgender female, you may be an ideal candidate for facial feminization surgery if you feel …

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What is Forehead Reduction (Contouring or Reshaping) Surgery?

July 31, 2018

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What is Forehead Reduction (Contouring or Reshaping) Surgery?

Forehead reduction surgery (AKA forehead reshaping and contouring) is a craniofacial surgical procedure typically performed for aesthetic purposes and as a part of facial feminization surgery. The procedure requires the highly advanced surgical skill set of a cross-trained surgeon who is skilled in both general plastic surgery AND craniofacial surgery. A …

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The Story of a Trans Woman’s Face

March 29, 2018

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Image credit: The New Yorker Magazine

The Story of Our Patient’s Facial Feminization Was Featured in The New Yorker Magazine

“Abby Stewart sometimes thought that she was born to be a teacher. At the small college in Colorado where she was an instructor in the biology department, she enjoyed preparing lectures for business or history …

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Asian Masseter Muscle Reduction

January 31, 2018

Reduction of the Masseter Muscle for Asian Patients (Surgical & Non-Surgical)

When undertaking any form of plastic or cosmetic surgery, it is critical to take into consideration each patient’s ethnicity. Different ethnic groups have different facial proportions and different cultural concepts of what constitutes ‘beauty’. A skilled plastic and craniofacial surgeon will take these into account and adapt surgical procedures accordingly. …

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