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What is ffs surgery?

What is ffs surgery?

April 5, 2019

The Basics of FFS: Facial Feminization Surgery As society’s attitudes towards transgender people slowly shift, topics such as FFS or Facial Feminization Surgery are becoming more openly discussed. At the same time, the medical community is reaching a consensus on the importance of face feminization for the overall wellbeing of trans women. But for many people, the concept of FFS surgery remains somewhat mysterious. That’s why we at FACIALTEAM wanted to put together this simple guide to the basic

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2nd Annual Live Surgery Conference for Gender Affirmation Procedures at Mount Sinai Hospital

2nd Annual Live Surgery Conference for Gender Affirmation Procedures at Mount Sinai Hospital

March 22, 2019

Conference at Mount Sinai Hospital: Gender Affirmation Procedures In late February 2019, The Mount Sinai Hospital and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), celebrated the 2nd Annual Congress for Gender Affirmation Procedures at this prestigious university hospital in New York City.   The discourse by the president of The Mount Sinai Hospital since 2013, Professor of Anesthesiology David Reich, explained how the event marks an important moment: the evolution of gender

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Voice Feminisation Surgery expert joins our London event

Voice Feminisation Surgery expert joins our London event

February 27, 2019

On March 14th, Dr. Kim of Yeson Voice Center joined FACIALTEAM at it's annual orientation session in London. Voice Feminisation Surgery in London For the first time in our 10 years visiting the UK, Dr. Kim of Yeson Voice Center (S. Korea) joined us to provide feminisation surgery (VFS) presentations in London. Voice Feminisation (VFS) by Yeson VC Yeson's VFSRAC surgery is a unique surgical technique to modify the vocal folds into more feminine parameters. One important advantage of the Yeson voi

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Gender Affirming Workshop features Dr. Suporn and Ocean Clinic Gender Unit

Gender Affirming Workshop features Dr. Suporn and Ocean Clinic Gender Unit

January 31, 2019

As part of its commitment to high-quality healthcare for the transgender community, FACIALTEAM Training & Education presents the inaugural gender-affirming workshop, Updates in Gender Confirmation Surgeries for the transfeminine patient, held in Marbella, Spain, on Friday, April 5th 2019. This workshop featured internationally recognized gender surgeons on state-of-the-art approaches in three different fields: genital, body and facial gender confirming surgery. Gender-Affirming Workshop welc

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Free facial feminisation Seminars in UK with Virtual FFS

Free facial feminisation Seminars in UK with Virtual FFS

December 26, 2018

If you are considering FFS or facial feminisation surgery, our orientation team invites you to attend our free facial feminisation surgery UK seminars. You’ll learn all about the process of facial feminisation and will be able to see virtual FFS results created from your photographs. We’ll be there to answer all of your questions about FFS, facial feminisation surgery cost in the UK and Spain, voice feminization surgery, and more. Whether you would like to meet us at one of our facial feminisati

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Tightness, numbness and stiffness after FFS Surgery

Tightness, numbness and stiffness after FFS Surgery

November 16, 2018

How long will it take for my sensation to return to “normal”?  What can be done to help? It is common to experience facial stiffness after FFS Surgery. Tightness and a lack of sensitivity in the areas of the intervention are to be expected.  Time is the main factor in healing tissues that have been significantly affected during any surgery: weeks, months, and even years after you will continue to notice gradual improvements.  Sensation may still be different, but practically-speaking you may exp

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What Happens During Facial Feminization Surgery?

What Happens During Facial Feminization Surgery?

October 5, 2018

The answer to the question, “What happens during facial feminization surgery?” depends largerly on which facial features you will operate on and which technique is employed. Whatever types of surgeries you and your doctor agree on, you will most likely need to have the operation under general anesthesia in a hospital. This usually means spending one or two nights in the hospital for monitoring and to provide the correct post-op care. What happens during a FFS forehead recontouring? The goal of f

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How to reduce pain after facial feminization surgery

How to reduce pain after facial feminization surgery

June 1, 2018

Does Facial Feminization Hurt? A frequent question from patients preparing for facial feminization surgery is if FFS will hurt. In fact, fear of the pain after facial feminization surgery is one of the most common sources of preoperative anxiety in patients. The good news is that, by and large, pain is well controlled. Your exact experience will depend on the procedures you undergo in your FFS surgery, as well as the aftercare services. However, facial feminization procedures that are performed

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Special thanks to Lea T and her support of FACIALTEAM FOUNDATION

Special thanks to Lea T and her support of FACIALTEAM FOUNDATION

April 20, 2018

We are very proud to name one of the most famous international transgender models, Lea T, as a key supporter of FACIALTEAM FOUNDATION. Lea T trangender top model and activist Leandra Cerezo, Lea T, was the first trans person to participate in the lighting of the Olympic Torch in 2016 Olympics held in Rio, Brazil. She has always been a transgender activist, especially in her home-country Brazil. Lea T told Oprah in 2011 that she had always felt different, even as a child, regularly subject to rid

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FACIAL FEMINIZATION SURGERY WEBINAR: Amplifying transgender healthcare

FACIAL FEMINIZATION SURGERY WEBINAR: Amplifying transgender healthcare

April 13, 2018

FACIALTEAM, in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health, announce their first joint Webinar on Facial Feminization Surgery for transgender health professionals around the world. The live online event will take place on June 19, 2018, open to a maximum of 100 registered healthcare professionals currently working in fields related to gender identity. The main goal of this webinar is to share information about the principal maxillofacial surgery procedures involved in FFS

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Transgender Day of Visibility: FACIALTEAM FOUNDATION receives “T for Trans” Award in Marbella

Transgender Day of Visibility: FACIALTEAM FOUNDATION receives “T for Trans” Award in Marbella

March 30, 2018

In preparation for the International TRANSGENDER DAY OF VISIBILITY on March 31st, the City of Marbella recently organized their first edition of "T for Trans" Awards Ceremony to recognize community members dedicated to bringing trans issues to the foreground on the Costa del Sol. The 15th of March is also locally celebrated as the anniversary of a landmark national law protecting the rights of the LGBTI against discrimination, now 11 years ago, which places Spain in the forefront of social progr

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IAVANTE Workshop: Innovating transgender surgery

IAVANTE Workshop: Innovating transgender surgery

March 23, 2018

As part of the team's strategy for innovating transgender surgery, FACIALTEAM had the opportunity for an exciting day of hands-on research and development with the latest in surgical instruments for maxillofacial surgery. On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018, the complete surgical team joined the developers of ultrasonic surgical technology from Mectron,  at the IAVANTE facilities in Granada, one of the few surgery development centers in the world for experimentation on real anatomical models. IAVANTE

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