Physical modifications for trans women

Many people make the mistake of thinking that transition is simply a matter of physical modifications. While these are very important, they are only a small part of a complete transition that includes social acceptance as female.

As with all women in this society, we are judged heavily based on our appearance and presentation, and this will affect your level of acceptance by others.

Below are links to the sections of this site which discuss physical aspects of transition.

Hair removal see also hair removal


Facial feminization surgery (FFS)

Reproductive options prior to hormones

Hormonal therapy (HRT)



Breast augmentation

A note on injectable silicone

Hair loss and replacement

Breast forms

Skin care


Handwriting and gender cues