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Gender Affirmation

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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