Forehead

Is It Possible To Reduce The Size Of The Forehead?

Actually yes! There are currently two methods to achieve this goal. The first is through hair transplantation and the second through a surgical intervention known as reduction frontoplasty

This surgery to reduce the size of the forehead, consists of moving the scalp line forward, thus decreasing the size of the forehead between 2.5 – 3 cm, this depends a lot on the laxity of the patients’ tissues. Results can be seen immediately after the procedure is performed.

The incision is made inside the scalp. The scar is almost imperceptible as the hair grows back in the area covering it. In cases where the scar is slightly visible, it is possible to perform hair grafting or micro-tattoos to cover it.

  • Type of anesthesia
  • Local
  • Duration of surgery
  • 1.5 hours
  • Hospitalization
  • Ambulatory
  • Review appointments

After 8 days, the stitches are removed, in addition to a control at 3 months to evaluate the patient’s healing. No bandage or drainage is required during this recovery time.

Who are candidates for this surgery?

The ideal candidate for this surgery are men and women who have a high hairline from birth and who are not suffering from hair loss or have a family history of this pathology.

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