Audio: Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone. Abby Stewart sometimes thought that she was born to be a teacher. At the small college in Colorado where she was an instructor in the biology department, she enjoyed preparing lectures for business or history majors who were simply fulfilling a requirement by taking her course in anatomy and physiology. She worked hard to prove to these students that they should still care about biology, and one way she captured their attention was by describing natural phenomena that, at first glance, might seem peculiar. She revealed that clown fish—like Nemo, in the Pixar movie—are hermaphrodites, starting out as male but sometimes becoming female as they mature.
The gender of a person can be assumed just by glancing at his or her facial features. FFS surgery will make others see at first sight what your right gender is. Our goal is to give you a proposal that suits your individual face and your budget. Any person can tell whether a face is masculine or feminine just by looking at their facial features.
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Ousterhout retired in , and his practice was taken over by Jordan Deschamps-Braly. Douglas K. Ousterhout born August 30, is an American plastic surgeon who popularized facial feminization surgery for transgender women through a series of innovative techniques starting in until his retirement in
Douglas K. He is a voluntary clinical professor of surgery in the School of Medicine  and an adjunct professor of dentistry in the Dental School at University of California, San Francisco. Facial feminization surgery FFS began in when Darrell Pratt, a plastic surgeon who performed sex reassignment surgeries , approached Ousterhout with a request from a trans woman, a patient of Pratt's who wanted plastic surgery to make her face appear more feminine, since people still reacted to her as though she were a man. FFS generally involves advancing the hairline, making the forehead smaller and rounder, reducing the brow ridge , shortening and narrowing the nose, shortening the upper lip, shortening the chin, narrowing the jaw, and reducing the laryngeal prominence.