Chin implants may be a popular choice for chin surgery but removing them is also one of the most popular revision surgeries that we perform.
Chin implants are typically used in chin surgery (genioplasty) to improve a “weak” or nonexistent chin, or within the context of Asian V-Line surgery. The popularity of chin implants has grown over the last few …Read more
Feminizing the African American Face
If you are of African American heritage and seeking to have facial feminization surgery (FFS) it’s critical to understand that what constitutes a typically female African American face may be vastly different — aesthetically and structurally — than a typical European, Asian, or even Hawaiian (Polynesian) face.
So before you select a plastic and craniofacial surgeon …Read more
Facial Feminization Surgery for Women
Often when we talk about facial feminization we are referring to the surgery within the context of transgender individuals. However, there is another set of circumstances wherein facial feminization surgical procedures may be incredibly useful: for cisgendered women (female assigned female at birth) who are born with “masculine”-looking features and who are want to appear more feminine.
What features make a woman’s face appear “masculine”?
The most common complaint we hear from our female patients who are seeking …Read more
Feminizing the Asian Face
We often often tell our patients that performing facial feminization surgery on a person of Asian ethnicity is very different than other types of FFS.
If you are of Asian background, either Korean, Japanese or Chinese, and you’re seeking facial feminization surgery (FFS) it’s critical to understand that what constitutes a typically female Asian face may be …Read more
Authors: Jordan C. Deschamps-Braly, M.D.; Caitlin L. Sacher, M.P.A.S., P.A.-C.; Jennifer Fick, R.N., M.S.N., F.N.P.-C.; Douglas K. Ousterhout, M.D., D.D.S.
As published in the medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, April 2017.
We are excited to announce that our most recent paper has just been published in the medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. We hope you’ll find the article quite interesting. We’ve included the abstract below to give …Read more