FACIAL FEMINIZATION SURGERY
Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) refers to a surgery or combination of surgeries that are aimed at softening facial features. As our faces all have different shapes and our eyes have different aesthetic ideals, there is a wide variability in the surgeries that are done. Feminizing surgery is more artistically, aesthetically, and technically more demanding than other facial cosmetic surgeries, as surgical plans have to be guided by patient goals and expectations more intimately than with other procedures. Though many patients that seek FFS are transgender (particularly trans-female) individuals, there are many cisgender people that seek it as well.
The surgeries offered as components of facial feminizing surgery are:
• Hairline lowering (or raising)
• Brow lift
• Brow contouring
• Eyelid lift (blepharoplasty)
• Neck lift
• Lip lift
• Mandibular (Jaw) contouring
• Chin implant
• Adam’s Apple reduction (“tracheal shave”)
• Fat Transfer
• Dermal Fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, and Radiesse lines)
• Neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin)
All of the surgeries above are performed on cisgender individuals as well, though the goals of the surgery may differ. For example, a typical rhinoplasty may address a hump on the profile of the nose, while a feminizing rhinoplasty will focus on increasing the rotation of the nose to give a more feminine look. Similarly, a feminizing brow lift focuses on giving the eyebrows a feminine arch rather than raising the whole eyebrow up equally.
We take care to make sure that all of our patient’s concerns are addressed during the initial consultation, and formulate a surgical plan together. We take the time to get to know our patients beyond their facial concerns, and feel strongly that this enables us to deliver superior care.
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Nuance Facial Plastics
309 South Sharon Amity Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28211
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“I went for a consultation with Dr. Kundaria. After some significant time, he recommended an upper blepharoplasty. I had my procedure done a few weeks ago, and I am so pleased with everything. I look and feel like a million bucks. He called me the night of my procedure. He checked up on me during the long weekend. I didn’t have any pain, and the results are phenomenal. I highly recommend him to anyone. He is just awesome.”
“I recently went to Nuance Facial Plastics where I met Dr Kundaria. I met with him one on one and he took the time with me to answer all my questions and concerns. My initial thought was for me to come back and get my treatments but he took me right away to start the process. Everything he told me that would happen, did. He is very knowledgeable with all the procedures and was very thorough during the procedure. I’m excited for my next visit and I will not go to anyone else. Best doctor I have ever interacted with.”
“I initially visited Dr. Kundaria for a consultation. Dr. Kundaria answered all my questions thoroughly and took the time to explain treatments and procedures. After a thoughtful recommendation, I decided on Dysport and a facial laser treatment that day (my first experience with both treatments). Very happy with the results! I will definitely be returning and highly recommended Nuance Facial Plastics!”