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Non-surgical procedures for gender affirmation can be a valuable and more accessible option for individuals seeking to express their gender identity. These procedures can provide significant physical changes that help to alleviate dysphoria and increase self-confidence. 


Procedure time
30 to 60 minutes
Overnight stay
Not needed
Local or topical
Recovery time
Recovery time
0-6 weeks

Types of Non-Surgical Procedures

Injectables (Botox/Filler)

Cosmetic injectable treatments can be used to volumize and define features to help patients achieve their preferred gender presentation. Injections can safely and successfully do the following with minimal discomfort:  

  • Soften or narrow the jawline
  • Build a rounder chin or cheekbones
  • Enhance lip shape
  • Treat fine lines and wrinkles
  • Revise the nose
  • Reposition eyebrows
Laser Services

Our accomplished skin care specialists leverage state-of-the-art laser technology and techniques to address and correct a wide range of concerns for transgender individuals, including:

  • Hair removal
  • Tattoo removal
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Scar improvement
Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)

Hormonal fluctuations can cause hyperhidrosis, a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably. Using Botox injections, we can treat hyperhidrosis by temporarily blocking the nerves that stimulate sweat glands.

Am I a

Candidate for Non-Surgical Gender-Affirming Procedures?

Individuals who wish to express their gender identity in a way that is more aligned with their true self, but who do not want to undergo surgical procedures, may be good candidates for non-surgical options. The qualifications for non-surgical gender-affirming treatment will depend on the types of procedures being considered. In general, a good candidate is someone who is 18 years of age or older and in good mental and physical health.



The decision to undergo any gender-affirming procedure should always be made in consultation with a qualified healthcare provider who can provide guidance on the most appropriate treatment plan based on an individual's specific needs and health status. The Plastic Surgery Center offers confidential gender affirmation non-surgical procedure consultations at all of our locations. During your consultation, a skilled and compassionate surgeon will thoroughly evaluate your medical history, skin type, and transition goals before recommending a treatment plan tailored to your needs.

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What to Expect

Non-surgical procedures are performed in-office and typically last 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the type of treatment. Although no anesthesia is required, a topical anesthetic can be applied to sensitive areas if needed. Patients are encouraged to discuss any concerns with their doctor.


Side effects may include redness, bruising, and swelling around the treated area. Discomfort can be alleviated with over-the-counter pain medication and usually subsides within days. Most patients are able to resume regular activities the same day or within one to three days following treatment. 

Recovery &

While you’ll likely see some improvement immediately following a non-surgical procedure, final results may not be apparent for one to two weeks. Non-surgical procedures often require multiple treatments, and results vary based on the technique and area of treatment.  

To maximize recovery and results, closely follow aftercare instructions.


Gender Affirmation Surgeons in NJ & PA

Our sought-after physicians and skilled specialists use cutting-edge products, technology, and techniques to help you achieve your desired look. With hundreds of years of combined experience, we consistently deliver natural, beautiful-looking results that help patients appear more masculine or feminine without the need for surgery.

Matthew  Kaufman

Matthew Kaufman

Russell Ashinoff

Russell Ashinoff

Sean Herman

Sean Herman


Financing & Insurance

Coverage for non-surgical procedures for gender affirmation can vary widely depending on many factors. Some policies may cover the cost of certain non-surgical procedures if they are deemed medically necessary. However, individuals may need to pay out of pocket for some services. We will work with you and your health insurer to obtain the approvals for your covered surgical procedures.

Our Process

Schedule a Consultation

During your consultation, our expert surgeons will listen and work with you to fully understand the look you wish to achieve.

Your Options

We will review and explain all of your cosmetic options and identify which procedure is right for you.

Start Your Transformation

Our friendly and compassionate staff and physicians will guide you through the entire process, answer all of your questions and alleviate any concerns.

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Montclair 1 Bay Avenue, Suite 4 Montclair , NJ 07028
Manahawkin 1100 Route 72 West, 3rd Floor, Suite 306A Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Financing & Insurance

Plastic surgery is an investment. Our dedicated staff is happy to help patientsnavigate insurance coverage and understand the costs and financing of care.

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Be Who You Were Meant to Be

We’re passionate about helping you realize your true gender identity. Contact us today to learn more about non-surgical treatment options that can help you look the way you feel.

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