Redoing Facial Feminization: Why is it sometimes necessary?
Facial feminization surgery is a highly complicated cluster of procedures that involve a lot of “moving parts”. And, like any plastic or craniofacial surgery that is performed for aesthetic purposes, sometimes the results fall short of patient expectations. In fact, 15% of all facial …Read more
Facial Gender Confirmation Surgery: Facial Feminization Surgery and Facial Masculinization Surgery
Published in Clinics In Plastic Surgery, July 2018
“Facial feminization surgery was pioneered in the 1980s to provide options for trans women who were having difficulty with their outward appearance. This process presented a novel application of craniofacial surgery at the time. This text outlines the basic differences between male and female facial morphology, as …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more