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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Lilia’s Livestreams 2021 | Almost Weekly Wednesdays!

Lilia’s Livestreams 2021 | Almost Weekly Wednesdays!

February 15, 2021

Lilia's Livestreams are happening in 2021 too! Schedules and past recordings below--> Great live video, I always appreciate these! Lilia's livestreams on current topics ...genuinely, thank you. I want you to know that this video had a profound impact on me... Also known as "Almost Weekly Wednesdays," Lilia's livestreams are bringing the important issues to the table.  I’m Lilia and my pronouns are she and hers. I created the 3000 member strong Facialteam Peer group on Facebook 8 years ago for

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International FFS Webinars connect patients

International FFS Webinars connect patients

January 29, 2021

International FFS Webinars are in development for your country! Want to hear more insider information about FT, such as how we are keep working hard to move the FFS field forward, maintain your safety and are persistent in gaining patient rights to essential medical travel abroad? The Australian Webinar Yet another way we support you - In response to the global travel situation, Facialteam planned a live invite-only webinar on November 25th, 2020--exclusive for our Aussie and New Zealand patient

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COVID-19 Advisory for patients | Facialteam

COVID-19 Advisory for patients | Facialteam

January 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. Always check with local and international authorities, our coordinators as well as your airline on a frequent basis due to the possibility of modifications or cancellations. FEB 2021 Data update: Facialteam reports 9 months with an impressive 0% incidence of covid infection among patients and staff, thanks to our st

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Your facial gender affirming journey in 8 phases

Your facial gender affirming journey in 8 phases

January 15, 2021

We feel so lucky to form part of the facial gender affirming journey of thousands of women around the world. Being a FFS surgery center is a privilege which does not escape Facialteam. That is why we put heart in soul in every detail. Facial gender surgery is not just a cosmetic retouch to fight the effects of aging. We are constantly reminded by patients and their families, to our great pleasure, that really we are in the business of saving lives. For this reason, our 8-phase facial gender surg

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Facial Gender Surgery Training & Education | Facialteam 2021 Events

Facial Gender Surgery Training & Education | Facialteam 2021 Events

January 14, 2021

Facial Gender Surgery Training and professional development events in 2021 are under way! Beginning with a switch to a digital platform for the Training Workshop in March, the team has recreated the 2nd annual event with an ample lineup of international speakers on a myriad of topics in trans-related healthcare. Continuing Education in a new world Facialteam's Training & Education department, with superhuman effort, has been agile in adapting to the new world situation which makes presencial

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Lilia’s Livestreams 2020 | Almost Weekly Wednesdays!

Lilia’s Livestreams 2020 | Almost Weekly Wednesdays!

December 29, 2020

Lilia's Livestream were inaugurated in 2020, with over 35 live episodes streamed in 2020. Schedules and replays links below--> Current topics with the voices of today It's called "Almost Weekly Wednesdays"!  I’m Lilia and my pronouns are she and hers. I created the 3400+ member Peer group on Facebook in 2012 to create a space where we could all supports one another and as a safe zone that made researching gender affirming services simpler, since the information overload is overwhelming online

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It takes a village – FFS Support sessions are not just for patients

It takes a village – FFS Support sessions are not just for patients

December 22, 2020

The FFS support group in Marbella is moderated weekly by our staff psychologist, Marina. Although designed to bring patients together for helpful discussion, it is not just for the person having facial feminisation surgery!  The patient's companions, partners, parents, family, or friends are inevitably also experiencing their own adaptation period parallel to their loved one's gender transition.  For this reason, the support sessions welcome everyone involved in the gender exploration process. S

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You are our guiding light – Shine bright this holiday season!

You are our guiding light – Shine bright this holiday season!

December 18, 2020

From the top and bottom of our hearts, we give thanks to all our collaborators, allies, patients, professionals and staff for making our work possible for yet another year. You are all exceptionally exceptional! In this video below, you will hear from just a small sample of the people who contribute in making Facialteam, as a whole, exceptional too. Not everyone could fit in a minute-long clip, so to you who are reading this, Thank you for your part too!  Every bit counts. Facialteam Holiday Gre

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Free Makeup Advice for all gender identities – Online!

Free Makeup Advice for all gender identities – Online!

December 15, 2020

Today’s blog features Jecca Blac, who we love! Their dedication to the TGNB and gender-nonconforming community inspires us. Makeup is for anyone. That's right folxs! Anybody. It's particularly helpful to cover some of the bruising and swelling after surgery.  This gender free, vegan makeup brand began with the founder, Jessica Blackler, providing makeup lessons for trans women a few years ago, which sparked what has been built today: a company that visibilizes the grand diversity of gender ident

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Pari Roehi’s story – The boy with a girl’s shadow?

Pari Roehi’s story – The boy with a girl’s shadow?

December 11, 2020

Several years ago, Pari Roehi came to Facialteam to have a feminizing forehead reconstruction, which changed the volumes of the brow bone and shape of the eye orbits. She was overjoyed with the results, which helped her to gain the confidence she needed to work towards her full potential as a model and artist. Fast forward to 2020. With a rising career ahead of her, she had grown tired of having to photoshop scars and imperfections left from surgeries she had in her teens and twenties.  “I am co

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FFS Surgery expectations: how they affect your satisfaction with results

FFS Surgery expectations: how they affect your satisfaction with results

November 26, 2020

People tend to think that FFS surgery expectations are only related to the outcomes of surgery. Understandably, your and your family's expectations may also be related to how you think life will be different with a more feminine face. These pre-existing (sometimes unconscious) assumptions have the purpose of motivating us. They may be beneficial if the expectations of facial feminization surgery results are based on reality. However, such hopes can be misleading if unrealistic. Do I have realist

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