Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) Boston
Facial feminization surgery (FFS) is commonly defined as “a group of surgical procedures that alter the face to increase its femininity”.
While the definition is accurate, Dr. Spiegel defines FFS as procedures that provide patients with the face they should have been born with. During facial feminization surgery, masculine markers are removed from the face in order to feminize and beautify the face. Dr. Spiegel often thinks of Facial Feminization Surgery as Gender Confirming Facial Surgery, as the goal of the procedures is to provide you with all of the major and subtle facial features that support your true gender.
On average, Dr. Spiegel performs roughly 20-40 facial feminization procedures weekly, and thousands of feminization surgeries for patients from all over the United States and the world. These surgeries include full reconstruction of the forehead, nose and mandible as well as soft tissue work like dermal fat augmentation, lip lift, facelift and facial implants. Non-surgical adjustments can even be made to feminize the face including BOTOX to the forehead and mandible and softening up the face with injectable fillers.
Procedures commonly performed include forehead contouring, scalp advancement, browlift, chin and jaw contouring, rhinoplasty, trachea shave (chondrolaryngoplasty), lip lift, cheek augmentation, and facelift among many others. In order to maximize results, each patient has a comprehensive evaluation with Dr. Spiegel where a customized plan is designed to help each individual achieve their goals. While facial surgery is only one component of a patient’s transition, it is an important one that can alter how a person’s gender is identified.
Fundamentally, the goal of FFS is to feminize the face. However, Dr. Spiegel believes there is an important relationship between femininity and beauty. As a result, we work to provide you with changes that can provide you with the most attractive feminine face possible.
Dr. Spiegel is proud to offer these important procedures and looks forward to working with you!
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Procedure: Facial Feminization Surgery
I thank you Dr. Spiegel for helping my daughter in her journey (Face Feminization operation). I am a very nervous mom, but you and your professional staff put us at ease from the moment we walked in with a warm welcome.
Dr. Spiegel’s assistant, Carol was superb, supporting us through this whole complex process. She was always readily available for us when we needed her.
Arelis was wonderful, as well as very knowledgeable about the insurance coverages.
Dr. Spiegel and Dr. Kuperstock explained in detail both verbally and in writing what to expect regarding the operation and the post- op care. Everything went as it was explained.
Today my daughter looks naturally feminine, we are both so pleased with the results. This has been life changing for our daughter and our family.
I am crying tears of happiness as I write this because not only “it’s a beautiful day at the Spiegel Center”, it’s also a beautiful day at our house!
Again, thank you Dr. Spiegel for making this journey easier. You are the best!
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