New Research & Development Department to modernize concepts of Facial Gender
FACIALTEAM promotes investigation to further innovation in the field of Facial Feminization Surgery
FACIALTEAM continues to decisively invest in research, training and development, three key points in building a solid company base of a medical and surgical nature.
Born of the need for new investigation on concepts of facial gender, the team announces the creation in 2015 of the Department of Research and Development, a project that will be spearheaded by Dr. Fermín Capitán Cañadas.
Raúl Jiménez Bellinga MD, FEBOMS
FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY DIRECTOR & RHINOPLASTY SPECIALIST
Undoubtedly, the rhinoplasty is the apex procedure within the frame of facial aesthetics. A higher degree of specialization is now essential for any surgeon focused in Facial Feminization Surgery.
Rhinoplasty is Dr. Bellinga’s passion, performing more than 100 feminization/cosmetic rhinoplasties every year, being one of the most qualified surgeons performing feminization rhinoplasties in the world.
Dr. Bellinga is leading the Department of Facial Plastic Surgery in FACIALTEAM, performing feminization rhinoplasties, face &neck liftings, eyelid surgery, otoplasties, buccal fat pad removal and neck liposuctions.
Facial Feminization Surgery
A variety of before and after facial feminization patient photos and videos showing ffs results
Capitán & Simon
Welcome to FACIALTEAM, World Leader in Facial Feminization Surgery
Our primary expertise is Facial Feminization Surgery.
Cofounded and directed by Dr. Luis Capitán (Spain) and Dr. Daniel Simon (Brazil), the team has treated more than 600 transgender patients since initiating the specialization in 2008 in Marbella (Spain). In 2010 FACIALTEAM inaugurated a new facial feminization center in Sao Paulo (Brazil). The directors, both WPATH members, have been invited speakers on Facial Feminization Surgery at many scientific congresses, always seeking to implement technical advancements in the best interest of our patients.In addition, we offer educational seminars on FFS, conduct post-op visits as well as initial evaluations for Facial Feminization Surgery (free of charge) in the following locations: London, Eastbourne & Manchester, Brussells, Milan, Berlin and Barcelona among other international cities.Please visit the FACIALTEAM YouTube channel to view patient testimonials as well as 3-D Facial Feminization videos of surgical techniques : FACIALTEAM: Facial Feminization Surgical Specialists on YouTube
The positive feed-back that has been received from our satisfied patients reinforces our belief in providing superior patient services and exceptional surgical results as seen in our Before & After Facial Feminization Gallery.
We believe that every intervention should be personalized according to the individual´s needs and objectives, within a logical and medical perspective. After a personal Facial Feminization evaluation and series of assessments, the FACIALTEAM directors carefully consider the factors involved jointly with the patient´s realistic goals for facial feminization surgery. Our FFS treatments are based on a combination of maxillofacial surgery (bone sculpture) and aesthetic surgery, with expert specialists in each area.
We are proud of our experienced group of Facial Feminization professionals – nurses, coordinators and administrators – who are fully prepared to assist you in all aspects of your FACIALTEAM experience. We are available to our patients 24-hours a day after surgery! Please see our list of Frequently Asked Questions which help our patients prepare for a Typical Stay in Marbella with FACIALTEAM for facial feminization surgery.
Clinical Research & Scientific Articles
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH & CONFERENCES
In 2015, the Department of Research and Development is founded to modernize outdated concepts of facial gender and therefore encourage technical advancements in the field of FFS.
FFS – FACIAL TEAM: WORLD LEADER IN FACIAL FEMINIZATION. The united Facial Team centers guided an investigative training on current and new techniques for facial gender confirmation.
Featuring guest Professor, Dr. Marci Bowers, MD/GYN. It is our pleasure to announce the 3rd TransHealth Initiative Workshop, hosted by Facial Team in Marbella.
A higher degree of specialization is now essential for any Craniofacial, ENT or Plastic surgeon who aims for excellence in their habitual practice.
In June 2014, a prestigious international journal published online a scientific report spearheaded by Dr. Capitán and Dr. Simon titled, Facial Feminization Surgery: The Forehead. Surgical Techniques and Analysis of Results. The article, now printed in the October 2014 edition of the Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, […]
Invited FFS speaker at 49th annual National Congress of Spanish Council of surgeons (SECPRE) June 2014
Dr. Capitán of FACIAL TEAM is honored to be an invited speaker at the prestigous SECPRE conference which will be attended by more than 400 professionals worldwide in the surgical sector. See the program for the 49th Annual Conference of the Spanish and Portuguese Societies of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. In the words the […]
Dr. Capitán of FACIAL TEAM is very pleased to take part in a new multidisciplinary initiative, being one of the select invited speakers for the 1st Facial Makeover Meeting in June 2014. He will be presenting clinical studies of his work in facial feminization surgery. In the words of Professor Maurice Mommaerts, founder and chairman […]
He presented two abstracts on Facial Feminisation Surgery: Current techniques and an Analysis of patient results. Please ask for more information on the studies, which soon will be published in an international scientific journal. We were happy to be able to include very important meetings and encounters while in Thailand: Dr. Marci Bowers (moderator for […]
Dr. Luis Capitán presented as an invited speaker at the 21st International Conference or Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Barcelona (ICOMS) last October 2013. FACIAL TEAM made it´s debut in this scientific community in Europe, speaking in summary from years of experience in facial feminisation surgery and the principal surgical techniques currently employed by the team. […]
FFS – Comprehensive No-scar approach to feminization Today, there is no doubt of the importance a global analysis of the upper third of the face (as a whole) when assessing the specific feminization needs of any patient. Within the upper third of the face, the two main elements to focus on are the forehead and the hairline. […]
Facial Feminisation Surgery. Changing Faces, Changing Lives. Dr. Simon and Dr. Capitán develop a new modified coronal approach for brow bossing feminisation, eliminating all visible scars. They explain how to obtain a better hairline without invasive procedures.
Novel techniques applied to facial feminization surgery for the first time by Drs. Captain and Simon of FACIAL TEAM will help us assess the actual format of your jawbone. With the three-dimensional model we can see first hand exactly what where to focus the bone sculpture, so that we may carry out a detailed virtual surgery before the intervention.
FFS, or facial feminization surgery, is a medical solution of vital importance for many transgender women who wish to modify their facial features. Read here why it is important to opt for a feminization specialist when choosing your surgeon.
Bone sculpture, a fundamental technique in Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS), aims to refine features in accordance with modern standards of femininity. Find out how new concepts in bone sculpture can provide long lasting-results in facial surgery.
A meticulous and personalised analysis of each individual face prior to treatment planning, based on the specific requirements of the particular visage to feminise instead of pre-established standards common in the field of FFS, is of fundamental importance in obtaining satisfactory results.
Our Techniques in 3D videos
This innovative approach, applied for the first time by FACIALTEAM to the FFS consultation, will help patients to understand the changes which may be produced with bone sculpture
**Please note that virtual results have limitations and may differ from actual results
During your personal consultation with the surgeon, the virtual** FFS Specialist, Alexandra Hamer, will modify various photos right before your eyes so you may envision the potential results of your feminisation in different angles.
In addition to the digitalised results, Alexandra also provides her expert opinion, completely independent from the surgeons.
This comprehensive approach to the consultation gives patients a better perspective of their own treatment
EMAIL & VIDEOCONFERENCE CONSULTATIONS
If you would like an appointment for a video conference with Dr. Capitán or Dr. Simon, please read the instructions regarding the photos and details we require in advance and fill the form.
WHERE DO OUR PATIENTS COME FROM?
INTERNATIONAL IN PERSON CONSULTATIONS
Our doctors travel frequently to many cities worldwide, providing seminars and free private consultations, by appointment. If you have a group in your area, contact us to see if a local consultation may be organised.
During your 30 – 40 minute meeting, the doctors will discuss your case at length and address any doubts in detail. We offer our honest opinion, from a clinical and aesthetic perspective. However, the patient´s requirements and objectives are also a very important consideration.