Choosing the right plastic surgeon to perform your facial feminization surgery can be a confusing and overwhelming process, for trans and cisgender women alike. Like any major decision in your life, it pays to do thorough research before making your final choice, because choosing the wrong surgeon could entail significant consequences. An …Read more
The lips are one of the most prominent areas of the face and a primary point of direct focus during interpersonal communication and intimate human connection. As such, the mouth and the surrounding area provide major opportunities for individuals looking to rejuvenate and feminize their appearance.
Some of the most common procedures for feminizing the lips …Read more
If you’re considering facial feminization surgery you may also want to take a look at non-surgical, non-invasive facial treatments AKA “liquid facial feminization”. Of course, feminization without surgery will not produce the same dramatic results that surgical feminization will produce, but there are several facial treatments that …Read more
Fat transfer (AKA fat grafting, fat injection, or lipofilling) is a popular surgical technique that is often used in facial feminization surgery. The procedure involves harvesting your body’s own fat cells, typically from your abdomen or inner thigh, and transferring them into facial areas such as under the eyes, into the lips, chin, or the …Read more
Everything You Need to Know about FFS
Facial feminization surgery (FFS) includes a series of plastic and craniofacial surgical procedures designed to feminize the face. FFS is ideal for trans women and non-transgender women who want a more feminine facial appearance. These surgeries can reduce the size and shape of the forehead, alter …Read more
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 …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, …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 …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 …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. …Read more