As Prescribed: UCSF develops effective scarless surgery for Adam’s apple removal

June 30, 2022
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As Prescribed: UCSF develops effective scarless surgery for Adam’s apple removal

As Prescribed: UCSF develops effective scarless surgery for Adam’s apple removal

June 30, 2022
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UCSF medical experts have developed a new technique for facial plastic surgery that is proving successful for transgender patients. In the gender affirming process, some trans women choose to have surgery to shave their Adam’s apple, giving them an appearance they feel better aligns with their gender identity. Until now, that surgery has tended to leave a scar that can lead to misgendering. Dr. Rahul Seth, UCSF Facial, Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon, discussed with KCBS Radio's Kathy Novak.