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Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS):

          Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) is performed as either a single or multiple of cosmetic procedures to change masculine facial features into more feminine appearance.  FFS is a part of gender confirmation surgery. Once you have decided to make a change to live as a woman, looking feminine face is extremely important to the first impression. In general, the facial features of a woman and a man are visibly different. Only highly experienced and specialized surgeons can choose the best option for each individual to create the facial bone structure and soft tissue to be a feminine appearance.

 

The aim of Facial Feminization Surgery

Dr.Kamol’s principle of facial transformation surgery involves the concepts of fundamental aesthetics as follows:

1. The balance of facial proportions is related to the ratio of upper, middle, and lower face. 
2. The balance of facial components is related to eyes, eyebrows, nose, cheeks and lips
3. Facial frame such as hairline, side cheeks, jaws and chin
4. The balance of facial bone and soft tissues will be considered.
5. Facial rejuvenation

 


The 8 mainly Features of Feminine Face  

          Face is a unique. There are many techniques and many factors that the professional surgeons will be considered and selected the best options that suite for each patient. Anyways, we will concentrate on the 7 mainly facial features to transform masculine face into feminine appearance as follow;

  • The upper part, the main point is forehead
  • The middle part, we concern nose, eyes, cheekbones (Zygoma)
  • The lower part, we consider lips, Chin, Jaws, Adam’s apple
Upper Part
Upper Part

Upper Part

1. Forehead feminization

          Forehead is the main point of upper facial part.  There are 3 main differences between male and female forehead

  • Male forehead features are wider and higher than female foreheads
  • Male has a bony ridge across the forehead above the eyes, female has more smooth forehead
  • Male forehead is more slope backward, whereas female is more vertical and round.

 

Surgical procedures will be recommended for a feminine forehead feature.

  1. Forehead shaving, Brow Bossing Surgery. (see more)
  2. Forehead Augmentation. (see more)
  3. Forehead reduction, scalp advancement, hairline lowering. (see more)
  4. Hair transplant with feminine hairline design.  (see more)

 

Kamol hospital surgeon teams offer 3 techniques for forehead contouring, as follows;

1. Forehead bone shaving 2. Forehead bone shaving with augmentation 3. Forehead compression
     
We also offer 4 materials for forehead augmentation, as follows;
1. Customized ePTFE sheets
2. Fat transfer
3. Silicone implants
4. Customized rapid prototype (3D-printing prosthesis)
 
 
 
 

2. Eyebrows feminization

          There are 2 main differences between male and female eyebrows.

  • Male eyebrows are thicker and a straighter shape whereas female eyebrows are more  thin and arched
  • Male eyebrows are lower than female eyebrows, eyebrows male is lower orbital eye rim, but female is above orbital eye rim.
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Surgical procedures will be recommended for feminine eyebrows as follow;

  1. Brow Lift, Eyebrows lift,  Forehead lift. (see more)
Middle Part
Middle Part
Middle Part
 

3. Nose Feminization

There are difference nose feature between male and female, such as
  • Male nose has wider, longer whereas female nose is narrower and shorter.
  • Men have arched or straight nose bridges, whereas female nose is more curved

 

Kamol Hospital offers 3 surgical procedures of feminine rhinoplasty as follow;

1.) Reduction Rhinoplasty

          The procedure is usually preferred in Caucasians, to reduce hump, side bones, nasal tip, and the alarplasty. (see more)

2.) Augmentation Rhinoplasty

          The procedure, involved nasal ridge and tip augmentation, is usually used in Asians. The materials for a nasal augmentation include silicone implant, ePTFE, ear cartilage, and rib cartilage. (see more)

3.) Combined technique of rhinoplasty

          Some of non-Caucasians might need nasal ridge reduction and nasal tip augmentation to achieve more desirable results.

 

4. Cheekbones feminization

          Cheekbones are important in overall of the facial proportions. The difference between male and female cheekbones such as, female’s cheek bones are well curved, making the face looks radiant and full while male cheekbones are low, flat, and rectangular.

Kamol hospital offers 3 surgical procedures for cheekbones feminization;

1.) Cheek augmentation (see more)
2.) Cheekbones shaving (see more)
3.) Chee bones reduction, Zygoma reduction (see more)

 

5. Eyes feminization

          The eyes are important to express emotion or feeling. The beautiful and eyes feminization are so bright. There are many differences between male and female eyes such as;

  • Male eyes look more deep set than female
  • Male eye look more closed or narrow while female look bigger and brighter.

 

Kamol hospital offers a surgical procedure for eyes feminization,

Cat eye (Almond eye) surgery

          A cat eye operation is a type of surgery to create the eye lids more open and slant upward of the outer edge. The eyebrows may be raised in order to make optimal distance between eyes and eyebrows. 

          The cat eye operation is performed under local anesthesia and takes about 2-3 hours operation time. Levator palpebral muscle will be shorten, the outer canthus will be moved upward, and excess eyelid skin will be removed. The stitches will be removed after 5 days. The patients can open their eyes normally after surgery with light activity within a week after surgery.

Lower Part
Lower Part
Lower Part

 

6. Lips feminization

          Lips are a symbol of feminine and beauty. The difference between male and female lips such as  female lips have plumped and puckered lips and slightly revealing teeth. Male lips have thin, straight, and wide lips.

Kamol Hospital offers 3 surgical operations for  feminine lips ;

1.) Feminine Lip Lift
2.) Lip enhancement
3.) Lip reduction and contouring

(see more)

 

7. Adam’s Apple reduction (Tracheal shaving)

          Adam’s apple is a male profile only. If you would like to feminine need to remove it.

Kamol hospital offer 2 techniques for Adam’s Apple shaving;

1.) Supra Thyroid incision technique
2.) Intra Oral incision (Scar less technique)

(see more)

 

8. Chin and jaws feminization

          Chin and jaw are the most important for the lower part. There are many differences between male and female, chin and jaw as follow;
  • Male chin has wide and more protruding chins, while female chin have gently pointed and curved chin with less protruding features
  • Male jaws have wide and large jaws with more prominent muscles and saliva glands, while female jaws have narrow jaws with invisible saliva gland.

Chin and Jaw Feminization
Chin and jaw feminization includes chin and jaw reduction, contouring and augmentation.

Kamol hospital offers 7 options for chin-jaw feminization, as follows;

 
 
short angle – jaw reduction, for prominent of mandibular angle
Type 1 : short angle – jaw reduction, for prominent of mandibular angle
 long angle resection, for the prominent of posterior half and angle of mandible
Type 2 : long angle resection, for the prominent of posterior half and angle of mandible
 
Chin-to-jaw resection, for the entire prominent of mandible
Type 3 : Chin-to-jaw resection, for the entire prominent of mandible
Side chin shaving, for the square shape of chin
Type 4 : Side chin shaving, for the square shape of chin
 
Chin and side resection, for the square and broad chin
Type 5: Chin and side resection, for the square and broad chin
Chin-Side and  vertical reduction, for broad and long chin
Type 6: Chin-Side and  vertical reduction, for broad and long chin
 
Chin-to-jaw and  vertical resection, for large jaw and long chin
Type 7: Chin-to-jaw and  vertical resection, for large jaw and long chin
 

Risks and Complication

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Nerve Injury 
  • Pain after surgery
  • Loss some bone

 

How to prepare FFS

  • Meet the professional surgeon discuss and choose the best options
  • Physical examination
  • Lab test
  • Stop smoking, alcohol at least 2 week before surgery
  • Stop some medicine the interfere bleeding such as aspirin, anti- coagulant.

 

Post-operative Care

          Depend on the operation but basically care is as follow;

  • Eating liquid or soft- food.
  • Often keep clean in the mouth by mouth wash.
  • Avoid smoking.
  • Don’t over exercise within 1 month.
  • Often take a pain killer medicine to control pain.
  • You can normal back to school or work after surgery 2 weeks, the wound healing well within 4-8 weeks .

 

Results

          Facial feminization Surgery (FFS) can be important part of gender confirmation surgery, and improve the quality of life in male to female transgender.



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