Lilia’s Livestreams 2021

Lilia’s Livestreams 2021

May 10, 2021

Lilia's Livestreams are happening in 2021! See schedules and past recordings below--> "Great live video, I always appreciate these!" - (viewer in 2020) Lilia's livestreams on current topics "...genuinely, thank you. I want you to know that this video had a profound impact on me..." (viewer in 2020) Lilia's Youtube livestreams interviews and the Instagram "Tea Time" talks are bringing important issues to the table.  The creator of a 3500 member peer group on Facebook 9 years ago for two reason

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6-Step Guide to Facial Feminization Surgery

6-Step Guide to Facial Feminization Surgery

May 9, 2021

FFS Procedure This guide to facial feminization surgery aims to help you with a highly personal decision making process. This is a decision that should never be made lightly. After all, FFS surgery is not an obligatory part of the transition process. Many trans women decide that facial feminization isn’t the right course for them. If you’re reading this, you might be still seeking guidance to understand if facial gender affirmation is a good fit for your particular circumstances. Wherever you ar

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Voice feminization or Adam’s apple surgery. Which first?

Voice feminization or Adam’s apple surgery. Which first?

May 8, 2021

Adam's apple reduction or voice feminization first? Facial feminization patients often ask how long is best to wait to have voice feminization surgery after a tracheal shave (also known as an Adam’s apple reduction), or vice versa. And, they’re often unclear about which procedure they should have first. A tracheal shave is a surgical procedure in which the thyroid cartilage (not to be confused with the thyroid gland) is shaved to minimize the prominence. On the other hand, voice feminization is

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Facial Feminization Scars | 3 Pillars of Facialteam’s approach

Facial Feminization Scars | 3 Pillars of Facialteam’s approach

May 7, 2021

Facial Feminization scars Nobody wants facial feminization scars. Obtaining the best results possible is a top priority, but does that mean leaving behind unsightly scars? Many prospective patients are apprehensive about such a drastic procedure being done on the most visible part of the body—the face. Will the results look natural or will I look like I’ve “had work done”? Will there be obvious facial feminization scars? Will I still be recognizable after FFS surgery? Read on to find out just wh

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COVID-19 Advisory for patients | Facialteam

COVID-19 Advisory for patients | Facialteam

April 22, 2021

This is our COVID Advisory, Facialteam's periodic update on the developing situation as it affects our operations and patients. Changes to given information may occur without notice. Check with local and international authorities on a regular basis in case of modifications. Useful links: IATA site for global restrictions summary & general travel info 2021 Ongoing Updates Data update: Facialteam reports over 10 months with an impressive 0% incidence of covid infection among patients and staff

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Pari Roehi’s story – Part 2

Pari Roehi’s story – Part 2

April 7, 2021

Pari Roehi's book, was published in German just after her first FFS surgery in the year 2016. This is the second post in an exclusive series featuring currently unpublished English excerpts of her book. So her story begins... The great escape Born into a wealthy family in Iran, the child happily plays with dolls and loves dresses. Yet at the tender age of 4, they must flee with their mother from an increasingly dangerous environment. The marital situation is increasingly hostile, only adding to

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Taking pics for consultations | FFS Surgery Photos

Taking pics for consultations | FFS Surgery Photos

April 5, 2021

Taking photos for consultations If you are beginning transition, it may be a good idea to begin taking standardized FFS surgery photos for many reasons.  They are handy to track HRT progress, which affects soft tissues significantly--sometimes enough to modify a facial gender surgery treatment plan.  They will be a good base for a historical review as you progress with other treatments too, like hair removal, weight loss, or micro-pigmentation. However, you will need to establish a few control f

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What’s the best facial feminization consultation protocol?

What’s the best facial feminization consultation protocol?

April 2, 2021

FFS consultation protocol Every face is unique, so it's logical to conclude that facial gender confirming surgery is not “one size fits all.”  FGCS is a personalized combination of procedures adapted to be as aggressive or subtle as the case demands. In this post we talk about what to look for in good facial feminization consultation protocol.  A thorough evaluation is fundamental in determining the right course of action for you, so read on. Why good FFS evaluation protocol is key The best faci

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Simultaneous Hair Transplant VS Hairline Lowering

Simultaneous Hair Transplant VS Hairline Lowering

March 24, 2021

In light of some questions raised by the community, Facialteam’s surgical group wishes to expand on the information related to our forehead reconstruction with simultaneous hair transplants (SHT) technique. This post aims to confirm the reliability, attention to detail and natural result offered by the SHT technique. Also, we include images of patients that came to Facialteam for a correction of hairline incisions performed at other centers.  These redoing cases show that scars on the hairline d

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What is FFS surgery?

What is FFS surgery?

March 8, 2021

The Basics of FFS Surgery, aka Facial Feminization Surgery What is facial feminization surgery? As society’s attitudes towards transgender people slowly shift, topics such as FFS Surgery are more openly discussed. At the same time, the medical community is beginning to agree on the impact of having facial features more in line with gender identity on the wellbeing of trans women. However, for many people, the concept of FFS surgery remains a mystery. That’s why, here at FACIALTEAM, we wanted to

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Woman I Am | International Woman’s Day

Woman I Am | International Woman’s Day

March 4, 2021

Calling women of all kinds for the Woman I Am series, created for International Women's Day 2021! The campaign in solidarity of ALL women will feature some of our "Facialteam family," a diverse group of women who will share insights into their personal experiences. The Woman I am Women whose life has gone beyond incessant validations of gender identity, long after the major aspects of any medical transition have been overcome. Women who are an inspiration. Women who are an example of persistance

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Tracheal Shave in Facial Feminization Surgery

Tracheal Shave in Facial Feminization Surgery

March 3, 2021

Tracheal shave The tracheal shave, widely known as Adam’s apple reduction surgery, is one of the procedures that’s most commonly included in facial feminization surgery.. Medically speaking, a tracheal shave is also one of the simplest operations many people will undergo as part of their gender transition. In this post, we’ll talk about why tracheal shaves are so often sought by patients as part of facial gender surgery. We’ll also guide you through the procedure, tracheal shave recovery and tip

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