Plastic and Reconstructive Facial Gender Confirmation Surgery (FGCS)


Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery encompasses a number of complex procedures and facial surgical techniques. This reinforces the impotance of seeking medical specialists who have studied and received specialized training in facial surgery and who have gained extensive experience in the application of these skills.

Craniofacial remodelling is a necessity for many transwomen and aims to correct the effects of testosterone by remodelling the underlying bone structure of the face. The objective is to remove the gender triggers which in an instance define perceptions of a male or female face.

Plastic Surgery and Facial Aesthetic Surgery occupies a very important place within the surgical practice of medical excellence. Plastic Surgeon and Facial Aesthetic Surgeon will have studied specialisms in different surgical areas such as Plastic surgery, Maxillofacial surgery and internationally in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck surgery amongst other procedures.

After completing his studies as Medical Specialist Dr Benarroch and his Team continue to dedicate their surgical experience in the are of greatest importance: the Face. The combination of Maxillofacial and Aesthetic surgical experience offers the best possible approach to Facial Gender Confirmation Surgery (FCGS)

Maxillofacial Surgery

Maxillofacial Surgery is the surgical medical speciality that is dedicated solely to the study of the face, and for several decades facial aesthetic plastic surgery. Orthognathic surgery is certainly the most demanding of expertise and experience in surgery of the face.

Maxillofacial Surgeon Aesthetic Facial Plastic has dedicated a minimum of 7 years studying the face. The face is the first thing we look or stare at us every day, hence the importance that the surgeon is aware of concepts such as facial harmony, facial proportions, facial camouflage, bony projections, craniofacial deformities and facial anthropometric measurements among others.

Facial Plastic Surgeon and Cosmetic Surgeons must be able to perform bone remodelling, changes in the shape of the supporting structures, restore and beautify the hard tissues of facial bone skeleton. Maxillofacial Surgery is the medical speciality that includes the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases, injuries and malformations involving functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the head, mouth, teeth, gums, jaw, jaw and neck. (Definition given by the International Association of Maxillofacial Surgery (IAOMS). Its relevance to Facial Gender Confirmation surgery is of paramount importance.


Their natural formula is very simple, remodel the facial skeleton gender markers from male to female and restore and beautify the support of the skin and muscles. A Maxillofacial Surgeon also specializing in aesthetic surgery with extensive training and experience in this area offers the best specialist approach to FGCS.

Among the Scientific Societies that best represent the speciality we can mention:

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery

  • International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies