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Forehead Reduction Surgery

When a Forehead Reduction Procedure Makes Sense

Forehead Reduction Surgery

Forehead reduction surgery is becoming increasingly popular among men and women alike. It can have a subtle but tremendous effect on one’s appearance, and when compared to other types of facial plastic surgery, it is a relatively simple procedure that carries minimal risk and comes with a very short recovery time. If you are interested in forehead reduction surgery, here are a few cases in which it might make perfect sense.

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Is Snapchat Helping the Plastic Surgery Industry?

Snapchat

Of all the different factors that are pushing plastic surgery forward both here in the United States and abroad, it’s hard to believe that something as simple as Snapchat – a social media outlet used primarily by younger people – is one of the leading factors. There’s evidence to suggest that Snapchat truly is driving more people into their plastic surgeons’ offices, and it may not be for the reasons you think.

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How Does Mandible Contouring Feminize the Face?

mandible contouring ffs

Facial feminization surgery, or FFS, consists of one or more individual procedures designed to provide a softer, more feminine facial appearance. Mandible contouring is one such procedure, and it’s quickly becoming one of the most common. Learning more about the surgery and how it can provide a more attractive feminine appearance can help you make better decisions about the procedures right for you.

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Forehead Reduction

Forehead Reduction Surgery vs. Other Hair Loss Procedures & Treatments

Forehead Reduction

Many different types of facial feminization procedures exist to address different perceived flaws on different parts of the face. While forehead reduction surgery is not as common as some of the others, it can play an important role in making you appear more feminine. Here, you can learn more about this procedure and how it differs from various hair loss treatments and procedures your plastic surgeon might offer.  

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Hair loss

5 Things to Consider if You Have Thinning Hair

Hair loss

Thinning hair affects men and women of all ages, and it can be caused by any number of things. If your hair is noticeably thinning and you aren’t sure why, consider the five things below. They could help you pinpoint the cause of your hair loss and come up with the right treatment option.

#1 – New Medications

The number of prescription medications available these days that can cause hair loss is staggering. Acne medications that contain high doses of vitamin A, birth control pills, antidepressants, cholesterol fighters, anticlotting drugs, and immunosuppressants are all notorious for destroying the hair growth cycle and leading to thinning, brittle hair or even baldness. Talk to your doctor if you suspect your hair loss is related to a new medication.

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Reddit Users Talk about How Their Lives Changed after Facial Feminization Surgery

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Reddit is one of the world’s biggest online forums, and people there come together to discuss everything from their favorite video games to their financial woes. In a subreddit called /asktransgender, one user asked, “How did your life change after facial feminization surgery?” The results were quite refreshing, and many people candidly talked about how they felt.

A Huge Change

One Redditor was very thorough in her response. She said that FFS was a necessity for her because she felt very self-conscious about her appearance. In fact, it was so bad that she stayed in what she described as “femme boy mode”, alluding to her feigned “feminine male” personality, because it was simpler and easier. She also noted that she felt as if she didn’t blend in with the crowd, which only made her more self-conscious.

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Could Your Insurance Cover Your Facial Feminization Surgery?

ffs health insurance

Not very long ago, any kind of cosmetic surgery – even cosmetic surgeries directly tied to reconstruction – were considered elective and therefore not covered by most health insurance plans. These days, though, times are changing, and more insurance companies than ever before pay for facial feminization surgery. Here’s what you need to know if you’re curious or you want to find a new insurer who will help you pay for your surgery.

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FFS Before Gender Reassignment

The Pros and Cons of Undergoing FFS Before Gender Reassignment

FFS Before Gender Reassignment

Transitioning from male to female comes with numerous medical procedures. These start with hormone treatments and gradually schedule facial feminization surgery (FFS) and gender reassignment. Many people want to know which they should schedule first, and the truth is that there’s no one right answer. Here are some things to keep in mind if you’re struggling to decide.

Understanding the Differences

While FFS focuses on softening the face and giving it a more feminine appearance, gender reassignment involves the reconstruction of your genitals. Though both of these are viewed as vitally important for those who want to look like the women they are from head to toe, it is often difficult to decide which has the biggest impact. For most, it is a personal decision and one that each woman must make for herself. Understanding the pros and cons can help you make that choice.

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Overseas Plastic Surgery

Keep These Four Things in Mind before Scheduling Your Plastic Surgery Overseas

Overseas Plastic Surgery

Whether you’re in the market a routine nose job or something as complex as facial feminization surgery (FFS), it can be tempting to schedule your surgery in another country. If your health insurance does not cover cosmetic procedures, there’s little doubt that going abroad can save you money, but in some cases, that savings comes at a significant cost to your health. The four things below are important to think about before you schedule your procedure.

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Hair Restoration

What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in Terms of Hair Restoration?

Hair Restoration

Platelet rich plasma, or PRP, is quickly becoming a preferred method for hair restoration among men and women alike. Scientific research continues to shed new light on the benefits of platelet rich plasma in many facets of medicine. Understanding how PRP works and the ways it’s used in hair restoration can help you make better decisions about your own treatments.

How it Works

Your blood contains cells called mesenchymal stem cells and numerous growth factors designed to help your tissues regenerate after injuries. Studies have shown that these stem cells can benefit the body in many different ways, and when they are used in hair restoration, they can heal hair follicles and allow them to regrow healthy strands of hair. The first step in PRP therapy for hair restoration involves creating the platelet rich plasma in a laboratory.

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