Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS)
Considerations and Questions to Ask

Facial feminization surgery can be a very stressful experience before and after the procedures. Below are facial feminization surgery questions and ideas to think about before the procedure:


Good surgeons will answer questions until the patient is satisfied. They should discuss goals, measurements, recommendations, and a price estimate.

Questions to Ask

  1. What are your board certifications?
  2. How long have you performed facial feminization surgery?
  3. How many patients have you performed facial feminization surgery?
  4. May I see pictures of your patients before and after facial feminization surgery?
  5. Can I talk to your patients?
  6. Describe the facial feminization surgery procedure.
  7. What sort of recovery time should I expect after facial feminization surgery?
  8. When will bruising and swelling subside?
  9. Can I expect any temporary or permanent change in sensation from facial feminization surgery?
  10. When will I be able to return to work?

Other Considerations