Flat Forehead: Can Injections Be Used Instead of a Forehead Implant

forhead implants sounds risky so if someone has a flat forehead and wants to correct it can injections be used instead? would the results be good through injections?

Doctor Answers 6

Forehead contouring with injections or an implant.

Implants are not "risky" if the surgeon is familiar with them. The main risk which is low is that of infection. This would require the removal of the implant. If someone has a smaller area to contour, fillers such as Radiesse or fat can give good results.


Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Best Non-Surgical Implant Method of Augmenting Forehead....Sculptra

Hi,

Sculptra injectable can be used in the forehead. It is an off-label advanced technique to be sure to choose your physician most carefully.  Good luck and be well.

Dr. P

Michael A. Persky, MD
Encino Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Flat forehead

If you really have a flat forehead then fillers are not a solution. You  may want to consult with a craniofacial surgeon.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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