Preparing for Facial Feminization Surgery

Skin tone woman face healthy skin beauty eyes lips close up hand manicure nails Facial feminization surgery (FFS) is a set of procedures that aims to alter facial features and enhance feminine characteristics. Most transgender women opt for this procedure to get a more feminine appearance. While FFS can be a life-changing experience, proper preparation can ensure optimal results and a smooth recovery process.

Facial feminization surgery encompasses a variety of procedures that soften masculine facial features and create a more feminine appearance. Common FFS procedures may include forehead contouring, rhinoplasty, cheek augmentation, jaw reduction, and lip augmentation. 

How to Prepare for Facial Feminization Surgery

The first step in preparing for FFS is to schedule a consultation with a plastic surgeon experienced in performing facial feminization procedures. During the consultation, the surgeon will evaluate your facial anatomy and discuss your goals and expectations. He or she may recommend a personalized treatment plan.

Before undergoing FFS, you will undergo a comprehensive medical evaluation to assess your overall health and ensure that you are a suitable candidate for surgery. This may include blood tests, imaging studies, and other preoperative assessments. These tests will help your surgeon to identify any underlying medical conditions that may affect your surgery or recovery.

You must quit smoking before FFS. Smoking and excessive alcohol consumption can impair healing and increase the risk of complications during and after surgery. 

Plus, your surgeon will provide you with specific preoperative instructions to follow in the days and weeks leading up to your FFS procedure. These instructions may include dietary restrictions, medication adjustments, and skincare protocols. They can help you minimize the risk of complications and ensure the best possible results.

Lastly, FFS is a major surgical procedure that may require some assistance with daily activities and recovery. 

Arrange for a trusted friend or family member to provide support and assistance during the initial stages of your recovery. You may need assistance while traveling, household chores, and personal care.

Book Your Facial Feminization Surgery Appointment in California 

Preparing for facial feminization surgery requires careful planning, thorough evaluation, and collaboration with an experienced plastic surgeon. 

If you want to opt for FFS, call us at 310-823-4444 and schedule an appointment with Del Rey Face. Begin your transformational journey. Talk to our qualified plastic surgeon today.


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