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FFS Surgery Training for better gender-affirming treatment | FACIALTEAM

FFS Surgery Training for better gender-affirming treatment | FACIALTEAM

July 18, 2019

A joint collaboration of FACIALTEAM Training & Education - and -  Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health People seeking facial feminization surgery typically do not identify with the gender assigned at birth. This is one of the main reasons why FFS surgery training and continuing education in the field of gender-affirming medicine is important.  Most trans, non-binary or intersex children will know from an early age if their gender identity doesn't fully match the labels and norms being

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Options for a feminine hairline

Options for a feminine hairline

July 10, 2019

A feminine hairline. Here, the complexity as explained by our experts. This informative article responds to some of the questions that often arise related to a surgical lowering through the hairline, the coronal approach and how to redefine the format for a more feminine hairline. First, we should analyze the general characteristics of the hairline, both male and female: Fig. 1. Types of follicular units (1-4 hairs) The first two or three lines of hair that comprise the hairline are made up of f

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Being extraordinary & Talking about Pride, now and year-round

Being extraordinary & Talking about Pride, now and year-round

July 5, 2019

Trans Pride and visibility for the TNBI community worldwide With Trans Pride events happening around the world this summer, FACIALTEAM has highlighted people like Charlie Martin, LGBTI+ activist and racecar pilot, who have each provided inspiration by sharing their journeys of gender affirmation, coming out and transitioning publicly.  These women have become ambassadors for a minority community which struggles even today for social acceptance. Their stories help to normalise the realities of th

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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?

May 27, 2019

Facial feminization patients often ask how long is best to wait to have voice feminization surgery after a trachea shave (also known as an Adam’s apple reduction), and vice versa. Here, our experts give advice on the time to wait and the recommended sequence of these surgeries.   What should come first? The voice feminization surgery or the trachea shave? FACIALTEAM and Yeson Voice Center, as part of the TransHealth Initiative, have joined to establish a protocol and mutual philosophy regar

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