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How Does Gender Reassignment (Male to Female) Work?

Gender Reassignment (Male to Female) Surgery PatientDeciding to undergo gender reassignment surgery can be an emotional and life-changing choice. At Dr. Chernoff and Associates, we recognize this, which is why helping our patients achieve their physical and aesthetic desires with gender reassignment is an honor for us.

If you’re looking to have a more feminine appearance, a variety of surgical and non-surgical treatments can be used to transform your look. Before surgery, you may wish to speak to our Transgender Patient Ambassadors to learn about their specific experiences. Afterwards, you’ll meet with Dr. Chernoff to discuss your appearance and your goals.

Dr. Chernoff will discuss treatment options that can help you to achieve symmetry, proportionate features and soft lines for the feminine look you’ve always dreamed of.

Transgender Surgery Options for a More Feminine Appearance

There is a plethora of surgical treatments available to achieve a more feminine look. Depending on your appearance and your goals, you may want to consider the following procedures. These are just a few of the surgical treatments available to you, so feel free to contact us to learn more.

During an eyelid lift, surgeons remove excess pads of fat and skin on the upper and/or lower eyelids to give your eyes a more youthful and feminine appearance.

Brow lifts raise your eyebrows so that your facial appearance looks less stern and masculine.

Dr. Chernoff uses a combination of a facelift and neck lift to remove excess fat and skin and correct sagging jowls. This gives your face and jawline a softer, more feminine appearance.

  •      Cheek Implants

With cheek implants, surgeons can make your cheeks look fuller, healthier and brighter.

Dr. Chernoff performs rhinoplasty, or nose jobs, to reshape the nose, making it look more proportional feminine.

Transgender patients receive facial contouring to slim and reshape specific areas of the face to make them look more feminine.

Follicular Unit Hair Transplantation involves restoring hair to your head so that it grows thicker and on more areas.

During breast augmentation, Dr. Chernoff uses implants to increase the size of your breasts and perk them up.

A tummy tuck tightens your abdomen muscles and removes excess fatty tissue and skin, giving you a slimmer belly.

Dr. Chernoff uses advanced techniques to reshape your body to look more feminine.

Non-Surgical Gender Reassignment Treatment Options (Male to Female)

If you’re looking for less invasive procedures to achieve a feminine look, the following non-surgical treatments may be great options for you.

Botox erases wrinkles and raises eyebrows to give your face a softer, smoother and more youthful appearance.

During lip augmentation, patients receive injections to make their lips look fuller and more voluptuous.

Harnessing the power of light, Dr. Chernoff uses lasers to reduce unwanted lines and wrinkles and give your skin a softer look and feel.

Laser hair treatments can be used to permanently reduce the hair on your face, legs, chest, back, and any other areas with large areas of hair.

For a gentler look, radio frequency therapy tightens skin and reduces fat and cellulite in the face and body.

Dr. Chernoff offers non-surgical treatments that can reshape your body to look more feminine, including skin tightening, cellulite reduction and fat reduction.

Why Choose Dr. Chernoff for Gender Reassignment?

We here in Dr. Chernoff’s practice treat all of our patients with compassion and respect. You will be welcomed to our office with open arms, and carefully cared for throughout the entire gender reassignment process. We will do our best to make you feel as comfortable as possible as you embark on your important personal journey.

Dr. Chernoff is one of the most skillful and dedicated cosmetic surgeons in the world. After medical school, he completed 8 years of intensive training in the areas of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, laser therapy, breast rejuvenation and body contouring. This makes him one of the best choices for gender reassignment surgery.

It’s also important to note that he is board certified by three regulating medical authorities, meeting annual requirements and passing comprehensive written and oral exams. Dr. Chernoff combines meticulous surgical techniques with the latest non-surgical therapies to give his patients the best results possible. To learn more about Dr. Chernoff, click here.

If you’re interested in receiving gender reassignment surgery from Dr. Chernoff or would like to learn more, please contact us. We would love to help you change your life for the better by giving you the appearance you’ve always wanted.

Does Botox Eventually Make Your Wrinkles Worse?

Does Botox Make Wrinkles WorseBotox is the most popular cosmetic treatment in the world. In 2012 alone, 6.1 million Botox treatments were performed on patients, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. So why is Botox so popular? There’s one simple answer: because it has proven to be effective and safe.

Thousands of patients have taken years off of their facial appearance every year with Botox.  Just one treatment can dramatically reduce dynamic wrinkles on your forehead, around your eyes, in between your eyes or around your lips for up to six months, and sometimes even longer.  But what happens after those six months are over?

Does Botox Eventually Make Your Wrinkles Worse?

When some people see their wrinkles form again after the rejuvenating effects of Botox wear off, they assume that the treatment made their wrinkles worse. This isn’t true at all. In fact, regular Botox use can actually retrain certain muscles to move less, leading to smoother skin with less Botox over time.

After Botox wears off, your face returns to its natural state. The dynamic wrinkles that your Botox kept hidden show up again. You will not have any new lines caused by Botox. To better understand why Botox cannot cause wrinkle development, let’s take a look at what causes dynamic wrinkles and what exactly Botox does.

What Causes Dynamic Wrinkles?

Botox can improve the appearance of dynamic lines, or wrinkles caused by repetitive muscle movement. Every time your muscle contracts, your skin bunches together and lines are formed between the bulk of muscle, according to the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.

After repeating an action for years and years, permanent wrinkles begin to form. The most common locations where dynamic wrinkles develop are around your eyes (crow’s feet), between your eyebrows and on your forehead.

How Does Botox Work?

When you come in for your treatment, your face will receive a very small injection of Botox with a tiny micro-needle. The injected Botox blocks impulses from the nerve to the facial muscles that are related to expression lines. In other words, Botox relaxes your muscles so that they don’t contract, leaving you with smooth skin.

After your treatment is over, the overlying skin remains smooth and unwrinkled. The untreated facial muscles contract normally, allowing you to make facial expressions that look no different than before you received Botox. Your face should look naturally smoother and more youthful.

Since Botox actually prevents your muscles from contracting, it is impossible for them to worsen your dynamic wrinkles, or those caused by aging or sun damage. Instead, they stop regular movement from occurring, helping to prevent dynamic wrinkles from worsening and getting deeper.

If you’re looking to get rid of dynamic wrinkles that make you look older than you are, Botox is one of the most effective ways to do it. Feel free to contact us at any time to dramatically improve the appearance of worry lines, frown lines, laugh lines and crow’s feet. We here at Chernoff Cosmetic Surgery are here to help you look your best.

 

Beauty Tips & Trends for Winter 2015

Beauty Tips & Trends for Winter 2015We love the start of a new year because it gives us a chance to transform our appearance with new makeup and styles. With the new year coming and winter season here, it’s time to start thinking about your new winter look.

At Dr. Chernoff’s office, we are here to help you look your best this season with beauty tips and trends for winter. It’s time to get creative.

Show Off Your Natural Hair

When you let your hair down this season, keep it casual. Naturally wavy and tousled hair is the way to go. Proudly show everyone the natural beauty of your locks. If your hair is a little too out of control to wear naturally, you can still rock beautiful disheveled hair. Total beauty has a great guide to giving your hair a tousled, wavy look.

Lots of Liner & Lash

This season is all about the eyes. Make them stand out for a bold new look. Try experimenting with smoky cat eyes for a night on the town. Or, smudge your khol-rimmed eyes for an edgier and grungier look. This smoldering makeup will be sure to catch people’s eyes. If you want a subtler appearance this winter, draw a thick layer of liner under your eye and apply mascara. You will still accentuate your eyes without looking too edgy. Extra long false lashes can give you a doll-like prettiness for a special night out.

Neutral Makeup for a Bare-Faced Look

Since eyes should be the focus this winter, use neutral makeup on the rest of your face. Wear nude lipstick and pigment-rich concealer for a natural and flawless look. To make your skin look as smooth as possible, make sure to cover up any pimples and blemishes and use warm peach cream blushes for a natural flush.

Make Those Eyes Rich With Eye Shadow

Your eyes can reflect the richness of winter with eye shadow. Customize your look with blues, teals, purples, sea greens and ruby reds. These colors will help to highlight your eyes. You can even experiment with metallic eye shadow, another fun trend this season. Don’t be afraid to change up your look with these colors. Winter is the perfect time to try something new.

Work That Updo

Updos were all the rage on the runway this season, and the trend should hold strong through the winter season. Play around with various updos, putting your hair in ballerina buns, casual twists, intricate braids and disheveled ponytails. For an everyday look, a tousled twist is perfect. For those fancy nights,  some time to carefully braid your hair. Take a look at this braided hairstyle Pinterest board for inspiration!

We hope these winter beauty trends and ideas help you to rock a great new look this year. Do you have any beauty tips that didn’t make our list? Feel free to share them with us. We would love to hear!

 

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