Frontal picture taken from Micah before surgery
Frontal picture taken from Micah after surgery
Picture taken at a 45 degree angle from Micah before surgery
Picture taken at a 45 degree angle of Micah after surgery
Picture taken from the side of Micah before surgery
Picture taken from the side of Micah after surgery
This picture was taken 8 days after surgery.
Age 26
Country Germany
This picture was taken 8 days after surgery.

Micah’s Story

Several years ago, Micah approached Facialteam to discuss the possibilities for facial feminization surgery with our team of surgeons. Micah is a 26 year old patient who traveled from Germany to have a consultation with our surgeons to evaluate her facial features and come up with the right selection of facial feminization procedures, completely personalized for Micah. Based on her goals and the recommendations from our surgical team we came up with the following treatment plan:

As Micah considered the area around her eyes had masculine traits and expressed her interest in a brow bone reduction, part of the process of feminizing the forehead region. Forehead feminization procedures at Facialteam aim to achieve a significant and specific change in the expression around the eyes, the ultimate goal of our FOREContour® method is to approximate the original contours and position of the facial bone and eyebrows, before hormones caused changes in puberty.

Feminization of the jaw was recommended to modify the size and shape of the mandibular body to have a more feminine appearance. The stereotypical female jaw exhibits a series of characteristics that commonly influence gender recognition, especially when combined with other social constructs associated with femininity, hence, this is a procedure that is often recommended for patients.

With chin feminization the height, width and projection of the chin can be harmonized, all of them give the face a more typically feminine appearance.

To emphasize the cheeks and make Micah’s eyes appear larger, a feminizing rhinoplasty was recommended. As the central feature of the face, a more feminine nose often is key for the global result of facial feminization surgery.

Nose feminization is often combined with a forehead reconstruction to create a smooth transition from the brow bone to the nose.

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