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Gender Affirmation

Showing our Pride: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ community in their plastic surgery journeys

Kayla Peterson | Freelance Writer Thursday, June 15, 2023

Among the many diverse groups plastic surgeons serve, the LGBTQIA+ community holds a distinct position, having contributed unique experiences that are invaluable in refining the specialty of plastic surgery and shaping healthcare at large.


Boosted by positive cultural changes, gender affirmation procedures are soaring

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Friday, July 30, 2021

As ASPS data over the years illustrates, strong economic climes equal strong plastic surgery practices – while a downturn, such as the recession of 2008 recession, can mean a dip for some practices. New ASPS data outlining the range and rising frequency of gender-affirmation surgery reflects a different kind of societal change.


American Society of Plastic Surgeons releases first-ever facial, breast/chest and genital data for gender affirmation procedures

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Gender affirmation surgery, also commonly referred to as gender confirmation, is complicated – all the way down to what you call it – but the unique complexities of these procedures haven't stopped an increasing number of patients across the United States from seeking the procedure.


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