FFS Patient: Ariadna Arantes on her facial feminization

FFS Patient: Ariadna Arantes on her facial feminization

April 8, 2020

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Tips for taking pics for consultations or comparisons | FFS Surgery Photos

Tips for taking pics for consultations or comparisons | FFS Surgery Photos

April 7, 2020

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 factors so that these photos may

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1000 face shields to save lives in Andalusia | Solidarity in Social responsibility COVID-19

1000 face shields to save lives in Andalusia | Solidarity in Social responsibility COVID-19

April 1, 2020

Social responsibility and COVID-19 Normally, Ortoplus laboratories create customised 3D surgical models and osteotomy templates for our facial feminisation surgeries--but now, in a partnership of solidarity with FACIALTEAM, more than 1000 protective facial visors will be manufactured this week for healthcare workers in Andalusia. ?? FACIALTEAM co-CEO, Dr. Daniel Simon, explains, "Ortoplus is a dental technology group in Malaga (Spain) whose high-quality products permit the milimetrical precision

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Raising healthcare awareness this Trans Day of Visibility | Free download!

Raising healthcare awareness this Trans Day of Visibility | Free download!

March 31, 2020

Trans healthcare on Trans Day of Visibility In recent years, most of the academic research on facial feminization surgery has been primarily on technical aspects or assessments of outcomes and rates of satisfaction. From there, it is a natural progression to consider the parallel care services involved in the clinical day-to-day care of the same trans and non gender conforming patients. For this reason, FACIALTEAM and Johns Hopkins Hospital Center for Transgender Health have developed a streamli

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Trans health and COVID-19

Trans health and COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Learn about COVID-19 and Trans-health implications Given the current coronavirus pandemic, digital platforms are inundated with articles of varying degrees of reliability. However, very few have discussed the relation between trans health and COVID-19.  The reality is that the LGBTI+ community is at a higher risk, as more than 100 organizations state in this OPEN LETTER ABOUT CORONAVIRUS AND THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITIES.  For this reason, we want to emphasize the importance of looking after your healt

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Official COVID-19 Advisory | FACIALTEAM

Official COVID-19 Advisory | FACIALTEAM

March 16, 2020

On March 11th the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the coronavirus outbreak had reached the level of a global pandemic, meaning cases had emerged in countries on all continents. This is our COVID Advisory, FACIALTEAM's official response and recommendations, which will be updated periodically. Wednesday, 18 March 2020: COVID-19 Advisory UPDATE Dear Patients, National and international experts predict an estimated duration of 4 to 6 weeks to control the pandemic in our country. There

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What is FFS surgery?

What is FFS surgery?

March 5, 2020

The Basics of FFS Surgery, aka Facial Feminization Surgery As society’s attitudes towards transgender people slowly shift, topics such as FFS Surgery are becoming more openly discussed. At the same time, the medical community is beginning to agree on the importance of making facial features more feminine for trans women’s wellbeing. But for many people, the concept of FFS surgery remains a mystery. That’s why here at FACIALTEAM we wanted to put together this simple guide to the basics of facial

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How to prepare for your facial gender surgery consultation

How to prepare for your facial gender surgery consultation

February 20, 2020

You have done loads of research and now it is time for some facial gender surgery consultations with your top choices in surgical centers.  It has not been easy filtering through the myriad of websites, forums, support groups, social media and marketing to get to this point in your facial feminizaton journey. Here are some tips on how to be prepared for these crucial medical interviews, so you don't draw a blank on the day nor miss out clarifying any fundamental details about this very important

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Gender affirming transition: It’s for me

Gender affirming transition: It’s for me

February 13, 2020

The importance of a gender affirming transition and the transhealth services that help it happen FACIALTEAM is beginning a new stage in our communication. One focussed on the aspects of gender affirming transition which reaches out to the greater medical and scientific community. We want the world to learn more about the day-to-day work of our team, what revolutionary R&D projects are in store and how we want to give more voice and visibility to the healthcare needs of the trans community as

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What comes first? An Adam’s apple reduction or voice feminization surgery?

What comes first? An Adam’s apple reduction or voice feminization surgery?

February 5, 2020

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), and vice versa. Also referred to as a “tracheal shave,” this is a surgical procedure where the thyroid cartilage is shaved, not to be confused with the thyroid gland. On the other hand, voice feminisation is a surgery, usually performed by an Ear-Nose-Throat surgeon, which makes changes in the space between the vocal chords. Here, ou

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The Philosophy Behind Today’s Best Facial Feminization Surgeons

The Philosophy Behind Today’s Best Facial Feminization Surgeons

February 3, 2020

Top FFS surgeons and facial gender theory While the fields of facial feminization surgery and gender identities are  relatively young, the concept of facial gender or sexual dimorphism has been studied for centuries. This has its benefits, but it has also resulted in several widely held misconceptions about what makes a face feminine and how to feminize a masculine face. The best facial feminization surgeons today have challenged these misconceptions by presenting advancements in the field of FF

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What Makes for a Feminine Hairline? A Guide for FFS Patients

What Makes for a Feminine Hairline? A Guide for FFS Patients

January 15, 2020

Feminine Hairline Feminine Hairline in FFS. It’s easy to understand why the upper portion of the face is so important for any patient considering facial feminization surgery. After all, when we interact with other people, we spend most of our time making eye contact with them. The top one-third of the face is the part that gets seen the most, and it includes the eyes, which are the windows to the soul. It also contains two of the most important facial gender markers: the browbone and the hairlin

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