Is Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) surgery good in Korea?



Is Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) surgery good in Korea?



Is Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) surgery good in Korea?

Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) in Korea has gained recognition for its advanced techniques, experienced surgeons, and reputation for achieving natural-looking results. Here are several reasons why Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) surgery in Korea can be considered advantageous:

  • Expertise and Experience

Korea is well known for its highly skilled plastic surgeons who have expertise in facial surgeries. Plastic surgeons in Korea frequently perform a wide range of surgeries with precision and their own K-style beauty


  • Advanced Techniques

Korean plastic surgeons frequently utilize advanced surgical techniques and technologies, which can lead to enhanced surgery results, minimized bleeding, and the size of incision, this helps shorten the recovery

times for patients undergoing Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS).

  • Customization

Plastic surgeons in Korea are experienced in both local and international patients. Surgeons in Korea are often adept at customizing procedures to meet individual patient needs and aesthetic goals. This

personalization is crucial for Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS), as it involves tailoring surgical interventions to achieve a more feminine facial appearance.

  • Comprehensive Care Facilities

Plastic surgery clinics in Korea offer comprehensive care services, including face-to-face pre-surgery consultations with surgeons, tailor-made post-surgery check-up, and care services, which can contribute to a more

supportive recovery from surgery

However, it's still essential for anyone considering Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) in Korea to thoroughly research clinics and surgeons to review their credentials. It can indeed be challenging for international patients. Docfinderkorea provides the best and most reliable all-inclusive services since 2012, our personal case manager only guides you to the best and most prestige plastic surgery clinics. We ensure our clients a stress-free and comfortable stay in Korea as we will take care of all arrangements. You may access Docfinderkorea services through a free online consultation.

What makes our face feminine?

The femininity of facial features is often associated with certain characteristics that are typically softer, more delicate, and perceived as traditionally feminine in many cultures. Here are some common features that contribute to a feminine facial appearance:

  • Smoother Eyebrow bone

A feminine eyebrow bone tends to have a smoother contour without a prominent ridge or angular edges. This creates a softer transition from the forehead to the upper face.

  • Smaller Nose

A smaller, more delicate nose with a refined nose tip and narrower bridge with no hump is often considered feminine. The shape and size of the nose can significantly impact facial balance and femininity.

  • Fuller Lips

Full, defined lips with a pronounced cupid's bow are often associated with femininity. Lip volume and shape can enhance facial attractiveness and contribute to a youthful appearance.

  • Smooth and Round Facial Outline

Feminine faces often have smoother and more rounded facial outline. This includes rounder and softer cheekbones, jawline, and chin.

  • Fuller Facial Volume

Feminine faces tend to have a fuller and more rounded forehead, temples, and apple of cheeks. These features contribute to a softer overall appearance.

What surgeries are included in Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS)?

Browbone reduction

A surgery that is aimed at reducing the prominence or size of the brow ridge (supraorbital ridge) and/or the frontal sinus bossing (the protrusion of the forehead bones).


A feminization rhinoplasty helps reshaping the nose to create a more feminine appearance. Osteotomy, Hump reduction, Tip Plasty and Alar reduction are usually recommended to result in a softer, narrower, smaller

and more harmonious nose

Lip filler

A hyaluronic acid injection used to augment and enhance the appearance of lips by adding volume, shape, and definition. The partner clinics of Docfinderkorea also provide a semi-permanent fille for who is looking for

a more long-lasting result.

Facial contouring surgery

A feminization facial contouring surgery includes Zygoma reduction, Angular jaw correction and Genioplasty. A less prominent frontal cheek volume can be created by repositioning the angle of the cheekbones through

Zygoma reduction. Angular jaw correction is a surgery aimed at softening and reducing the strong and thick angular jaw. Genioplasty is a surgery aimed at reshaping the chin or moving the chin front or backward.

These three facial contouring surgeries create a feminine facial outline not only from the front but side profile as well, which are commonly recommended in Korea for Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) case

Facial fat graft

It is a procedure to volumizes the face by our own fat. Fat is harvested from one part of the body (usually abdomen or thighs) and injected into various areas of the face such as forehead, temple and apple of cheeks to

achieve a more fuller, softer and more feminine appearance.


How much is Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) in Korea?

The surgery fee varies depending on the case, doctor, and clinic. Please apply for a free online consultation. We will send your information to our Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) specialized clinics for analysis and provide you with a detailed surgery plan, including the surgery fees.

Recovery Time After Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS)

Patients typically experience major swelling and bruising for about 2 weeks post-surgery. Most patients can resume their normal daily activities within this timeframe. Initial surgical results are visible in the 3rd months, with final results becoming apparent between 6 to 12 months.

Diet After Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) Surgery:

If your Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) includes Facial Contouring Feminization, you will need to consume only soft foods (e.g., tofu, scrambled eggs, congee) until the oral stitches are removed. Oral stitches are typically removed on Day 14 after surgery, after which you can return to a normal diet. Convenience stores are always available within walking distance in Seoul, Korea, our manager can assist you with grocery shopping as well.

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Sleeping Position After Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS):

For comfortable sleep post-FFS, use an additional pillow to keep your head elevated in a reclined position.

Staying in a Hotel After Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS)

You will need one night of hospitalization after (FFS), this is already covered in the surgery fee. During hospitalization, your doctor and duty nurses will continuously monitor your condition. After your condition is confirmed stable, our manager will safely escort you back to your hotel.

Should I stop taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) before undergoing Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS)?

For safety reasons, the clinic may ask you to temporarily suspend or reduce your HRT one week before and after your surgery. Your Docfinderkorea case manager will verify this with the clinic before your arrival.

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