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Gender Confirmation Surgeries Transfeminine / Transmasculine

What surgical options are available to transgender and gender non-conforming patients? Gender confirmation surgeries are performed by a multispecialty team that typically includes board-certified plastic surgeons. The goal is to give transgender individuals the physical appearance and functional abilities of the gender they know themselves to be. Listed below are many of the available procedures for transwomen (MTF) and transmen (FTM) to aid in their journey.


Facial Feminization Surgery

The goal of facial feminization surgery is to transform the masculine features of the face to a more feminine appearance.

Transfeminine Top Surgery

The goal of transfeminine top surgery is to enhance the size and shape of the breasts to create a more feminine appearance to the chest.

Transfeminine Bottom Surgery

The goal of transfeminine bottom surgery is to transform the male genitalia and reconstruct it into that of a female. Transfeminine bottom surgery is typically performed as a single stage procedure.

Facial Masculinization Surgery

The goal of facial masculinization surgery is to transform the feminine features of the face to a more masculine appearance.

Transmasculine Top Surgery

The goal of transmasculine top surgery is to remove the breast tissue (mastectomy) from both breasts and create a masculine appearance to the chest.

Transmasculine Bottom Surgery

The goal of transmasculine bottom surgery is to transform the female genitalia and reconstruct it into that of a male. Transmasculine bottom surgery is typically performed as a multiple stage procedure.



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