Facial Feminization Surgery
FFS or facial feminization surgery brings together a set of procedures to feminize the male face. There are indeed a number of anatomical differences between male and female faces and skulls. For example, women usually have a round, oval, or heart-shaped face, with softer features and a pointed chin. Men, on the other hand, often have an angular, square face and chin. Women also often have smaller and shorter noses than men. Men generally have a wider forehead and more prominent browbones. Surgery to make the face more feminine can help trans women integrate their feminine role in society, since the face is a crucial element in the perception of a person as feminine or masculine. Facial feminization surgery focuses on both the facial skeleton and the flexible parts (skin, muscles, connective tissues) and it uses a whole series of different techniques from maxillofacial and reconstructive surgery, but also from surgery plastic and aesthetic. it may be: Reduction of frontal bumps Eyebrow / forehead lift Advancement of the scalp Cheekbones reshaping Nasal correction Lip lift Chin reshaping Fixing Adam’s Apple Usually, facial feminization surgery combines several procedures, depending on what is needed to make the patient’s face appear more feminine. During facial feminization surgery, a combination of procedures is usually performed. All procedures normally take about 6 hours, depending on the size of the operation. Patients are then advised to stay 1 to 2 nights in the hospital.