[Facial feminization surgery - upper third]

Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2016 Dec;61(6):877-881. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2016.07.019. Epub 2016 Aug 21.
[Article in French]


The authors present the upper third of the facial feminization techniques in the context of transgender surgery. These techniques adapted to patients "male to female" are proposed to strong masculine facial features of the patients and for the upper third of the face, based on transfer of adipose tissue, fronto-orbital remodeling and correction of the hairline by scalp advance.

Keywords: Chirurgie de réassignation sexuelle; Facial feminization; Fronto-orbital remodeling; Féminisation faciale; Remodelage fronto-orbitaire; Sex reassignment surgery.

MeSH terms

  • Cosmetic Techniques
  • Female
  • Feminization*
  • Frontal Bone / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Plastic Surgery Procedures*
  • Transgender Persons*