The Problem With Chin Implants

October 18, 2017


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 …

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African American Facial Feminization Surgery

September 26, 2017


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 …

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Women With Masculine Looking Faces

September 18, 2017

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 …

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Asian Facial Feminization Surgery

September 11, 2017


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 …

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Dr. Deschamps-Braly Performs World’s First Female-to-Male Facial Confirmation Surgery and Innovates New Procedure for Masculinization of Thyroid Cartilage (Adam’s Apple)

April 20, 2017

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 …

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