The facial feminization surgery

Written by: Antonio Vázquez Rodríguez
Published: | Updated: 18/11/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The surgery of Facial feminization consists of several techniques maxillofacial surgery, remodeling of the facial skeleton and soft tissue management. It is hiding refine facial features facial masculinity stigmas. This group of techniques are to be used in a balanced manner and artistic approach to achieve an improvement of each face.

personalized treatment It is necessary for each case

Personalized treatment of each face is necessary, agreed with the patient and offering you the alternatives. Always under a prism of honesty and realism, without offering false expectations or ineffective techniques. The ultimate goal is the implementation of the aesthetics of the female face and turning it into the most natural possible.

The surgical techniques will be divided according to the parts of the face.

Upper third:

Remodeling of the forehead and the orbital rim, can be accompanied by a lifting and improvement of the frontal hairline.

Middle third:

Rhinoplasty feminizing, raising the tip and afinandola. Also, upper lip increased by intraoral scars that allow greater exposure of the upper vermilion. And sometimes, we need malar prosthesis to give more prominence to the face.

Lower Third:

Management of maxillary and mandibular osteotomy may be necessary to seek greater facial proportion. The tuning of the mandibular angles in those square faces very much feminized traits. One of the most important and complex parts of the facial feminization surgery is handling the chin. There are many performances osteotomy and chin but the indication of customized technical help us achieve a natural result, avoiding external prosthesis. Finally, the shaving of the Adam's apple will help to minimize the male stigma.

In conclusion, this surgery requires a technical, artistic and functional component, where the professional knows manipulate the facial skeleton and soft tissues. Looking naturally, avoiding to the maximum external scars and refining the features towards the feminization. Our patients are valued, studied and reported, always with honesty and personalized treatment. Each face requires a technical and not worth to do all the same.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Antonio Vázquez Rodríguez
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Has over 15 years experience and is an expert in orthognathic surgery, dental implants, sequelae of cleft lip alveolus fissures, tumors of the salivary glands, facial traumatology and ATM.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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