Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS)

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The goal of facial feminization surgery, or feminizing facial surgery, is to transform the masculine features of the face to a more feminine appearance. Masculinized and unmasculinized faces exhibit a number of subtle differences which alone or in aggregate can lend a face to be interpreted as male or female. Facial feminization surgery entails the surgical manipulation of the bone and soft tissues of the face to address these factors. This is performed as either a single procedure or as multiple staged procedures to reshape the face and provide a patient’s gender-affirming changes.

  • Forehead contouring procedures by surgical shaving of the brow bone.
  • Hairline alterations, by advancement or transplantation
  • Rhinoplasty, aimed at maintaining natural but feminine proportionsNose procedures
  • Cheek augmentation via cheek implants or fat graftin
  • Lip lift

Masculinized and unmasculinized faces have different proportions of skin above the lips (up to the base of the nose) and below the lips (down to the tip of the chin)

Unmasculinized faces tend to have a shorter distance between the upper lip and the base of the nose. The upper lip often curls more upward. A masculinized face can be given a lip lift. This shortens the distance above the lip and adjusts the lip orientation.

  • Genioplasty

Genioplasty modifies the chin. Surgeons typically approach the chin and jaw through incisions within the mouth, along the gum line.

Some chins call for a chin reduction. In this procedure, bone and protrusions are shaved down and smoothed.

Other times, a chin augmentation is recommended. In this case, surgeons slice the bottom part of the chin bone into a wedge. They then slide it forward away from the jaw and reattach it in the advanced position. Alternately, a chin implant can be used when appropriate.


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What procedures are included in Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS)?

Facial Feminization Surgery can include various procedures tailored to the individual’s needs, such as forehead contouring, rhinoplasty, cheek augmentation, jaw reduction, tracheal shave, lip augmentation, and chin contouring, among others.

How long does Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) take?

The duration of Facial Feminization Surgery depends on the specific procedures performed and the complexity of the case. It can range from several hours to a full day or more, depending on the extent of the desired feminization.

Am I a good candidate for Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS)?

Good candidates for Facial Feminization Surgery are individuals who wish to alter their facial features to align with their gender identity or desired aesthetic. It’s important to have a consultation with a qualified plastic surgeon experienced in FFS to determine the suitability of the procedures for your specific needs.

How long do the results of Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) last?

The results of Facial Feminization Surgery are typically long-lasting. While the aging process will continue, the structural changes made during FFS can provide a significant and permanent feminization of the facial features.

Can I customize the procedures included in my Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS)?

Yes, Facial Feminization Surgery can be tailored to address your specific concerns and desired outcomes. During your consultation, you can discuss your goals with your surgeon, who will create a personalized treatment plan based on your individual needs.

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