Charlie Martin: Looking back six years after my facial feminisation surgery

Charlie Martin: Looking back six years after my facial feminisation surgery

March 24, 2020

Her story, in her words, see video below. I recently passed the six year mark since I boarded a plane for Malaga on a journey that would change my life. Naturally I had hopes and dreams about what this bold step in my transition would mean, facial feminisation surgery is a big step for anyone to take. The decision to choose FACIALTEAM was a pretty quick one, while researching surgeons who performed I found them quite early on. I remember driving down to London for my consultation, I randomly wal

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My Approach to FFS Surgery Research – How I Used The Internet

My Approach to FFS Surgery Research – How I Used The Internet

March 18, 2020

“Hello, it’s me.” That’s actually the name of my blog, only in Spanish: Hola Soy Yo. I’m Franches, a former FACIALTEAM patient. In this third chapter of the series, I share my personal FFS journey with you. This will be the first of four posts in which I explain my basic approach on how I used the internet as my main FFS surgery research tool. How I used the Internet for FFS Surgery Research As I was planning this article I realized how complex the topic of online research can be. My objective w

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

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

January 21, 2020

Workbooks for the partner and family in gender transition 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 gender can be an extremely exhilarating experience. It may bring a great sense of relief to those who love someone in transition. There are various medical options for transwomen in gender transition to feel whole, which are all more successful when supported by their family. For example, the life-

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How I chose the best FFS surgeons for me

How I chose the best FFS surgeons for me

November 15, 2019

“Hello, it’s me.”  That translates from the Spanish:  "Hola Soy Yo," the title of my personal blog.  I’m Franches, a former FACIALTEAM patient.  This is the second post of the guest column in which I am sharing my personal FFS journey. In this intimate edition, I explain how I decided upon who were the best FFS surgeons for me. In November of 2015, when I started hormone replacement therapy (HRT), I made an agreement with myself to look for ways to soften my face. In the first few months of 2016

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Top 3 criteria for my facial gender transition

Top 3 criteria for my facial gender transition

October 14, 2019

“Hello, it’s me.”  That’s actually the name of my blog, only in Spanish:  Hola Soy Yo.  I’m Franches, a  FACIALTEAM patient.  In the coming weeks, I’ll be sharing my personal FFS journey with you in this guest column. From the very beginning of course, discussing the primary criteria for my own facial gender transition. Deciding to go through surgery, especially the first surgery, was a difficult process for me. A good facial gender transition was the ultimate objective. However, the decision on

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