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How to Choose the Best FFS Surgeon

Posted March 21, 2024 in Uncategorized | 4 minute read

Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) is one of the most personalized plastic surgery procedures, so you will want to choose a surgeon who understands your goals and can achieve your desired results.


Questions to Ask Prospective Plastic Surgeons

To ensure you are comfortable with your surgeon and discussing a surgical plan that addresses your needs, you must be familiar with your surgeon’s experience. To gain insight into their skills, expertise, and compassion towards patients, here are six questions to guide your decision.

1. Are You Board-Certified?

Board certification is a very straightforward way to showcase a surgeon’s skills. Being board certified shows their expertise and that they have had additional education in their specialized field.

2. How Many Years Have You Been Practicing?

Consider how long your surgeon has been practicing FFS. This one may seem a bit obvious, but the longer a surgeon has been practicing FFS, the more comprehensive range of experiences they will have––from patient demographics to surgery methods to fine-tuning the best possible results, etc.

3. How Is FFS Different From Other Facial Surgeries?

Facial feminization surgery tends to be significantly different from other facial surgeries due to its extremely personalized nature, which impacts what combinations of surgical methods are used. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to FFS, as the surgical plan is determined by the client’s preexisting facial features, goals, and their surgeon’s skills. Some popular procedures for FFS include hairline advancement surgery, forehead reduction, brow lift surgery, rhinoplasty, cheek implants, chin surgery, jaw contouring surgery, lip augmentation, and Adam’s Apple reduction. Although some of the surgical techniques used in FFS are ones that many plastic surgeons perform, it is important to find someone who specializes in FFS, as they will have the unique skills to apply those techniques to achieve the best possible facial feminization results.

4. How Familiar Are You With FFS Patients?

Asking this is a great way to gauge the level of care and compassion a surgeon has for their FFS patients. It is also a way to find out what their experiences have been like with different clients and what surgical procedures they have found to be the most useful for specific desired results. This question also opens the discussion of how the surgeon addresses their clients’ goals.

5. What Resources Do You Provide for Aftercare and Recovery?

This question will give you insight into how the surgeon cares for their patients and how much assistance they provide after surgery. Undergoing any surgical procedure can be daunting for many patients, so it is good to be prepared for the recovery process.

6. Can I See Your FFS Before and After Photos?

The best way to see evidence of a surgeon’s skill is to look at their FFS before and after photos and decide if their results align with your goals. However, some surgeons do not display FFS photos on their websites to protect their patients’ privacy. If so, you can request to see their before and after photos during your consultation with the surgeon.

Why Should I Choose Dr. Lee for My FFS?

Dr. Harrison Lee is one of the most sought-after and highly regarded FFS surgeons due to his unparalleled skill and experience performing FFS. With three renowned surgical locations in California, New York, and the United Arab Emirates, his worldwide clientele can choose the location that best fits their surgical journey. Dr. Lee is triple board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

He has been successfully performing FFS for over 25 years and delivered excellent, life-changing results for his patients. Dr. Lee has received a plethora of awards for his surgical skills and patient satisfaction, and has performed FFS on celebrity clients such as Caitlyn Jenner, Nikita Dragun, and Dylan Mulvaney.

Dr. Lee collaborates individually with each patient in designing a customized surgical plan that focuses on achieving their desired results.

Want to Know More About Facial Feminization Surgery?

To learn more about your FFS options, you can call (310) 777-2627 for the Beverly Hills, CA office, (212) 988-9769 for the Manhattan, NY office, or +971 56 511 5999 for the Dubai, United Arab Emirates location. Dr. Lee offers in-person and virtual consultation.