A conversation about feminine facial features is hardly complete without an honorable mention for the cheeks. Just as the chiseled jaw is the realm of the man, cheeky cheeks belong to the female

The classically feminine cheeks tend to be fuller and forward projecting. Because of this, Dr. Cardenas may recommend cheek implants for some Facial Feminization patients.

As an alternative, Dr. Cardenas sometimes specifies a fat infusion into the cheeks to make them fuller. This procedure involves a transfer of fat from another part of your body. That’s right – it’s your own fat! This option is particularly advantageous if you’re having liposuction anyway to remove fatty deposits elsewhere in the body

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Type III Forehead Bone Reconstruction

Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) most often includes work on the forehead and we receive frequent questions about it.  In this post, we’ll address how Dr. Cardenas performs Type III Forehead Bone...

Video-Feminization of the Forehead

In our last post, we explained how Type III Forehead Bone Reconstruction is done. Today, we’re going to move several steps forward and share a video that we prepared which shows both conventional...

When should you reserve your feminization surgery with Dr. Cardenas?

If you or someone you love is transitioning, then Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) is probably near the top of the list of topics on your radar.  Feminization of the Physique and Sex Reassignment...

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