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News

News

FFS Event in Amsterdam, May 2024

Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) represents a significant step in the journey of self-realization for many transgender individuals. It goes beyond mere physical transformation, serving as […]
News

FFS Orientations at TCNE First Event in January

Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) is more than just a physical transformation – it’s a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. It’s an important step for many […]
News

Here’s 5+ ways to celebrate Pride 2023 every day 

Facialteam celebrates LGBTQIA+ Acceptance this Pride 2023 by first reflecting on our many collaborations which have connected communities and allies for the past ten years. […]
News

The Gender-Q Survey with Dr. Manraj Kaur & Dr. Shane Morrison

Recently I had the privilege of hosting an enlightening discussion with Dr. Manraj Kaur and Dr. Shane Morrison about a novel tool that’s set to […]
News

My Adult Daughter’s Gender Transition

Recently, my co-host D. M. Maynard and I had the profound privilege of interviewing Nina, a brave and inspiring mother of a transgender daughter, on […]
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Emphasizing Ethics in Gender Affirming Care with Dr. Ioannis Ntanos

During a recent illuminating livestream that I, Lilia Koss, Public Relations Manager at Facialteam, had the pleasure of hosting, Dr. Ioannis Ntanos offered his invaluable […]

Advice

Advice

Who Performs My Surgery At Facialteam?

“I feel the need to write to you due to a quite serious rumor going around online about Facialteam that is causing some concerns. The […]
Advice

Navigating Facial Feminization Surgery Solo

Deciding to have Facial Feminization Surgery is a Journey that requires courage and self-discovery. For many trans women, making this decision may not have been […]
Advice

Combining FFS & Orthognathics: How, When and Why.

In this comprehensive article, we aim to delve into one of the most commonly asked questions regarding the integration of orthognathic surgery with facial feminization […]
Advice

Why We Use Titanium Mesh Among Other Surgical Materials

In several FFS procedures, plates, screws, mesh and/or sutures of distinct types and materials are employed. This article aims to explain why each is selected […]
Advice

Forehead Feminization with the Coronal approach, Pros and Cons

With a wealth of experience in facial feminization surgery, we’ve gained insightful knowledge into what trans women are looking for to transition. Our expertise has […]
Advice

Facial Lipo Feminization: Enhancing Femininity Through Advanced Fat Grafting

Understanding the distinctions in fat distribution between men and women is essential, particularly when aiming for facial feminization. While hormone therapy does aid in fat […]

Patients' Voices

Patients' Voices

Daniela Requena is Pretty & Feminine, So Why Have FFS?

I was fortunate to spend some time with Facialteam patient, Daniela Requena this year. Between lunch in Madrid’s Chueca, a trans bathing wear fashion show […]
Patients' Voices

Embracing Authenticity: An In-Depth Interview with Lianne

One day I met with Lianne for lunch, a smiling long-haired English woman with a trans history. While sat on the terrace overlooking the mountains […]
Patients' Voices

To my Transitional Beings — Isla’s Story

I’ve been transitioning for two years now, and for me, it has felt like the most intense part of my young life. There is nothing […]
Patients' Voices

Reflections from the UK: Deena 3-Years After FFS Surgery

Deena, a resident of England’s beautiful south coast, wanted nothing more than to blend in, to live her life as a normal woman without standing […]
Patients' Voices

The Transformative Journey of Rebecca from Sweden with Facialteam

Rebecca, a 29-year-old woman from Öland, Sweden, graciously shared her transformative journey with us here at Facialteam. Being one of our patients, Rebecca chose to […]
Patients' Voices

My Journey: From having FFS Surgery to Observing Surgeries at Facialteam

Hello, everyone! My name is Amelia, and today, I would like to share my journey with Facialteam, from being a patient to observing surgeries at […]

Science

Science

Behind the Precision: A Closer Look at FOREContour® Coming Soon

We’ve always believed in the importance of transparency and continual advancement. For over a decade, we’ve proudly served thousands of patients with our innovative procedures, […]
Science

Sagging Skin After Jaw Contouring Surgery: Debunking Myths

Facial feminization surgery can result in a more delicate jawline, for a typically feminine facial shape. This may involve mandibular and mentonian basal contour remodeling […]
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 […]
Science

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 […]

Friends & Family

Friends & Family

If Your Loved One Needs to Medically Transition

In an era marked by growing inclusivity and diversity, it holds great significance to stand by our dear ones during pivotal life transformations. The journey […]
Friends & Family

If Your Loved One Needs to Socially Transition

In a world that’s becoming increasingly inclusive and diverse, it’s important to support our loved ones through significant life changes. Social transition, often a crucial […]
Friends & Family

Discussing Your Loved One’s Gender Transition With Others

Navigating the sensitive and vital topic of a loved one’s gender transition can be a challenging but essential conversation. In this blog, we’ll explore effective […]
Friends & Family

Navigating Any Feelings of Grief & Loss Throughout Your Loved One’s Gender Transition

Am I the only person who felt a loss when I learned my loved one needed to transition? How is it possible for me to […]
Friends & Family

Supporting My Trans Loved One: Changing Name, Pronoun/s, & Photos

When a loved one lets it be known that they need to change their name and/or pronoun, this knowledge can require parents, family members, and […]
Friends & Family

My Loved One is Trans, What Will be My Part?

Finding out your loved one needs to transition and/or is questioning their gender can be filled with varying thoughts and feelings. For some companions* it […]