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News

And the Small & Medium Enterprise of the Year Award goes to…

Facialteam is the first company dedicated to the trans, gender diverse and nonbinary community to be awarded the Small & Medium Enterprise of the Year […]
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Facialteam trains Next-Gen FFS Surgeons

In any field or industry, when research or education are lacking, we can only expect subpar results at most. This is why we dedicate a […]
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Behind the scenes with Facialteam

This is Your Revelation Journey and you deserve the best in healthcare. For this reason, we want to be our best for you. Just like […]
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Aid for Ukrainian Trans Refugees & Surgeons

Many special needs and minority groups, such as trans refugees, are now in extremely vulnerable circumstances due to the violent invasion of Ukraine.  Civilian medical […]
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FFS patient coordinators are your best ally

Our FFS patient coordinators are an integral part of your facial feminization journey and play a key role in our team of FFS Experts. They […]
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COVID-19 Advisory for patients

This is our COVID Advisory for patients traveling to Spain.   Rules continue to vary over time for people who wish to enter Spain by land, […]

Advice

Advice

HRT Therapy, How it Affects Your Emotions

If you are beginning your transition, one of the first things you consider is gender-affirming hormone therapy, GAHT for short.  There are many reasons GAHT […]
Advice

The Ins & Outs of Traveling Abroad for FFS Surgery

When picking an FFS surgeon for your facial feminization surgery, you may ask yourself, “What are the pros and cons of getting facial feminization surgery […]
Advice

Calming your Nerves before Facial Feminization Surgery

Nerves before facial surgery is one of the most common issues any FFS patient will encounter as the day approaches. It requires great patience until […]
Advice

Post-Op MtF Depression, You’re Not Alone

If you are an MtF patient with postoperative depression after facial feminization surgery, you are not alone. Fortunately, you can find resources and assistance on […]
Advice

Recover Emotionally after Facial Feminization Surgery, 5 Tips

We believe in looking after your mental health for facial feminization surgery, a life-changing experience. This means paying attention to your emotional wellbeing before and […]
Advice

Gender Affirming Voice Therapy, Tips and Exercises

Gender affirming voice training, when dedicated and diligent, helps people make dramatic changes to the way they sound. An important component of voice training is […]

Patient's Voices

Patient's Voices

“FFS saved my life, literally”, Maria on gender transition

Four years ago Maria was really struggling with gender dysphoria. She chose to have facial feminization surgery to “remove all those features that made me […]
Patient's Voices

How FFS Benefits my Privileges

I’m one of the relatively few trans people who have access to the privilege of FFS benefits. As a fortunate one, the “burden” of this […]
Patient's Voices

Gender Dysphoria and Body Dysmorphia Explained

Hello, it’s me, Franches, author and owner of HolaSoyYo.com, a blog of thoughts and experiences with a trans feminine perspective. Until recently I was fairly […]
Patient's Voices

FFS Changed My Life…and didn’t, Looking Back 5 Years Later

October 2021 marked 5 years since my facial feminization surgery. So I took some time to look back on my life since.  Like most everything, […]
Patient's Voices

“I’m finally me, Jedet”

Jedet Sánchez, Spanish author, performing artist and LGBTQI+ activist, is living a key moment in her life now, having fulfilled her decision to undergo a […]
Patient's Voices

Trans documentary captures transition in real time, a view from within

Nearly 3 years ago, Facialteam met lifelong friends, Roger Sherman and Jamie Peebles, in the midst of filming her gender-affirming journey. Now the film has […]

Science

Science

FFS Surgery Expectations: how They Affect your Satisfaction with Results

FFS surgery expectations are directly related to your satisfaction with the outcomes of surgery. Yet the circumstances of your unique situation mean there are many […]
Science

WPATH SOC8, a Manifesto for Trans Healthcare

After 5 years of intense work, the updated manifesto of trans health marks a milestone in the human rights for trans, gender diverse and gender […]
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Dealing with Scars after FFS Surgery

One of the biggest worries that prospective patients ask about facial feminization surgery is, “Will I have visible scars after FFS?”  The face is the […]
Science

Forehead Reduction Surgery for a Feminine Look

Forehead reduction surgery is a very common set of procedures for male to female (mtf) trans patients. Our surgical team at Facialteam has performed over […]
Science

Adam’s Apple Reduction vs. Voice Feminization

Top feminization specialists in their fields, Facialteam and Yeson Voice Center, have come together to discuss a common enquiry among facial feminization patients: What is best to do first? Voice feminization surgery or a trachea shave?
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4 Transgender Jaw Surgery Advancements in 2022

Developments in surgical techniques have led to great advancements in transgender jaw contouring in the past decade. Jaw and chin surgery techniques now offer much […]

Friends & Family

Friends & Family

Support Groups for Transwomen, where to find them and how they help

You or your loved one are having FFS Surgery and are totally terrified. You are not the first, so don’t hesitate to talk about it. […]
Friends & Family

Coping with your child’s FFS Surgery as a parent

If you are here reading this article it is likely your daughter has already told you that she wants facial gender affirming surgery (FGAS). Surely […]
Friends & Family

Talking FFS with Family

You have thought a thousand times before talking FFS with family or loved ones. Yet you haven’t done it yet. Talking FFS with family can […]
Friends & Family

Workbooks for the family in gender transition, by D. M. Maynard

Knowing your partner or member of the family in gender transition is finally able to live in the physical body that aligns with their affirmed […]