Could It Be Possible to Shave Down Bone on Top of the Skull?

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Shave

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Yes, the outer table of the skull can be manipulated and either osteotomies or power shave drills to decrease the thickness thereof.


San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Shave down bone on top of skull.

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Shave down bone on top of skull is possible if the bone is thickened. It depends on why you want this done and how thick the bone is.

Toby Mayer, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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