Nonbinary Cosmetic Surgery in San Diego, CA

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For those patients who identify as non-binary, it is critical to understand what appearance will best affirm their gender, as their particular wishes may not conform to traditional ideas of male and female gender expression. Dr. Champaneria will take the time to get to know you and understand what types of change in appearance you are looking for. We truly understand that each patient is on an individual journey, and we always avoid a “one-size-fits-all” mentality. The procedures required to meet your goals may involve variations to the standard top surgery, breast augmentation, facial surgery techniques. We will therefore be sure to create a surgical plan which is customized, and in accordance with whichever appearance best affirms your gender.

Surgical Technique

Surgery for non-binary patients ay include variations of top surgery, facial surgery, non-surgical procedures.

Top Surgery

“Top Surgery” refers to modification of the chest to either masculinize or feminize this part of the body. Non-binary patients may seek mastectomy and reconstruction of the nipples and areolas to achieve a masculine chest, although some patients desire variations in theses standard techniques to achieve their goals in gender expression. Procedures may include mastectomy without nipple reconstruction, modifications in the size and placement of the nipple-areola complex, modifications in placement and shape of the incisions, and desire to achieve a more androgynous or gender neutral chest, among others. Top surgery for Non-Binary clients who seek to feminize their upper body typically involves the use of implants or fat transfer.

Facial Contouring Surgery

Many non-binary clients are interested in facial procedures that can help support their transition, creating contouring and lines that better align with their gender identity and gender expression. These procedures can include:

  • Rhinoplasty
  • Brow, face, chin or eyelid lifts
  • Facial fat transfer
  • Lip augmentation
  • Ear surgery (otoplasty)
  • Forehead, cheek, chin, and mandible contouring

Nonsurgical (BOTOX®, Juvéderm)

We will work closely with you to determine how non-surgical facial contouring procedures can help you achieve results that will enhance every aspect of your face. Botox will help reduce wrinkles by temporarily relaxing the facial muscles, and fillers such as Juvéderm restore lost volume, smooth lines, and soften creases.

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