Facial Feminization

Facial feminization refers to a set of surgical and non-surgical procedures designed to alter and enhance the facial features of individuals assigned male at birth to align them more closely with feminine characteristics. It is primarily sought by transgender women or individuals seeking to achieve a more feminine appearance.

Facial feminization procedures can vary depending on the specific goals and needs of the individual.

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Facial Feminization Options

Facial feminization procedures are highly individualized and tailored to the specific needs and desired outcomes of each person. They aim to address features typically associated with a more masculine appearance and create a more harmonious and feminine facial aesthetic.

Forehead Contouring

Forehead contouring involves reshaping the forehead to reduce masculine features such as a prominent brow ridge or frontal bossing. This can be achieved through procedures like forehead recontouring, brow lift, or hairline adjustment.


Rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping surgery, may be performed to refine the nose and create a more feminine appearance. This can involve altering the shape, size, and proportions of the nose to achieve desired results.

Cheek Augmentation

Cheek augmentation can involve the use of implants or fillers to enhance the volume and projection of the cheeks, creating a softer and more feminine facial contour.

Lip Augmentation

Lip augmentation procedures, such as lip fillers or lip lift surgery, can enhance the fullness and shape of the lips, giving them a more feminine appearance.

Jaw and Chin Contouring

Procedures such as jaw reduction or chin recontouring can help soften and feminize the jawline and chin, reducing squareness or angularity.

Tracheal Shave

A tracheal shave, also known as a chondrolaryngoplasty, is a surgical procedure that reduces the prominence of the Adam’s apple (thyroid cartilage). This can contribute to a more feminine neck appearance.

Soft Tissue Fillers

Injectable fillers can be used to enhance and shape various facial features, such as the lips, cheeks, and chin, providing temporary results without surgery.

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To schedule a facial feminization consultation or to make an appointment, please call us at 440-461-6100 or fill out an online contact form and our office will be in touch with you. Thank you for choosing the Cleveland Plastic Surgery Institute in Mayfield Heights, OH!