Forehead Reduction

Write a review

WORTH IT RATING* 76 ratings over 24 months
*Does not include "Not sure"

Forehead reduction (commonly referred to as hairline lowering) doesn’t reduce the forehead, but rather moves down the location of where your hair grows in. Also known as scalp advancement, this procedure may be performed during facial feminization surgery.

Reviews from the Community

Narrow 117 reviews by:

Sort by:
  • Best match
  • Recent
  • Nearby
  • Comments

30 Year Old Forehead Reduction

30 Year old male scheduled for a hairline reduction surgery with Dr. Sheldon Kabaker. I had no idea this surgery even existed up until a few months ago when I came across this site. I choose Dr Kabaker due to all of his positive reviews and his experience as a pioneer with this surgery. As... READ MORE

Forehead Reduction - Oakland, CA

My whole life I've been insecure about my forehead. Like many of people here, I can't go swimming, do activities that include the wind and my hair styles are very limited. I'm tired of wearing hats to the gym and I hate it that I can't pull my hair up. I'm finally going to have surgery this... READ MORE

28 Years Old Considering Forehead Reduction and Browlift

As many of you here I have considered this surgery since I knew it existed. When I was 16 I wanted to do the hair transplant and I asked to my mother, but she thought I was crazy for doing this, my parents didn't have a lot of money and it was just a dream for me. When I was in the University, I... READ MORE

Hairline Lowering Surgery, 23, Female - England, GB

So i didn't think i was going to share my story but i thought i would and i know it will help anyone who finds themselves in the same situation -don't worry :) I had surgery on 30th June, i'm 7 weeks post op. Surgery went well and i'm very happy. I had my surgery in London at LBPS, surgeon was... READ MORE

Update re: Hairline Lowered!!!! - Oakland, CA

Ever since college, I've been self-conscious about my high hairline. Others would comment on my high hairline and I would cringe when I saw my forehead in photos. I almost went through with it right after college, but I postponed it due to financial issues. Now with a much better paying job and... READ MORE

Hairline Lowering/ Forehead Reduction done on 4/18/16 in Oakland, CA

After reading the various reviews and seeing the awesome before and afters, I think I am finally ready to move on to the next step. I found out about the hairline lowering procedure about 2 years ago, but I've been obsessing over having it for months now. The money is no longer a problem and I'm... READ MORE

Hairline Lowering and Brow Lift- With Expander - Miami, FL

I'm 30 and have been self conscious about my forehead since I realized it was huge. It has really taken a toll on my confidence. If I have to ever wear side swept bangs again I will scream. Loud. My brows are also starting to sag and I look mad, so I would like that taken care of at the same... READ MORE

London to Oakland to Lower my High Hairline with the Best - Oakland, CA

I had my procedure this morning. When I arrived the receptionist was lovely and the nurse who took me through to process me was really lovely too and actually funny she made me laugh at times. She explained all the meds she was giving me and how to take them. Then his assistant came to take... READ MORE

Large Forehead- Nervous to Go Through with Surgery! - Oakland, CA

Hi! I am booked to have hairline surgery with Dr. Kabaker in December. I know he is the very best so if I do go through with it I wouldn't want it to be with anyone else. He was awesome during the consult and his reviews are all excellent! That being said, I am really really nervous about... READ MORE

AMAZING RESULT from Dr Kabaker! - Oakland, CA

This review is posted as a thank you to everyone at RealSelf who has shared their experiences. I hope to give back and pay forward through my post. I never write reviews but feel it is important, because without this website i would never have had the guts or the information to feel comfortable... READ MORE

26 with uneven hairline

I have been self-conscious about my hairline since the kids in my middle school would make fun of me for having a "bald spot" in my hairline. My goal is to get this procedure done by the end of this year. Dr. Kabaker and Dr. Sidel are who I'm looking to go with to have an advancement procedure... READ MORE

Hairline Lowering Procedure

Hi all! I have recently been to Thailand to get my hairline lowered. They were able to lower my forehead a little more than 2cm. It is now day 3 post op, still have bandages on, but I am excited about recovery. The last couple days have been very uncomfortable but it seems that I am on the... READ MORE

Hairline Lowering, 25 Year Old Female - Bondi Junction, AU

Hello! I am having this procedure done in July by Dr Nettle from Silkwood Medical in Sydney, Australia. I am a 25 year old female who will be travelling interstate for it. I would love to get in contact with anyone else who is also having the procedure done by him this year, preferably females... READ MORE

Lowering my High Hairline with Dr. Kabaker - Oakland, CA

So, where to begin this review? I've always had a high forehead and it has bothered me mostly recently. I'm 23 and now that I can afford to, I'm going to opt for this procedure as it is the one plastic surgery that I feel I truly need and not just want. I'm pretty content with my other... READ MORE

29 Years Old -Hairline Lowering / Scalp Reduction Under Twilight Sedation Australia- GREAT RESULT - Adelaide, AU

I wanted to write a review, as I have found this platform so helpful in assisting me to make a decision on my procedure. I choose to get this procedure done as I have always been self-conscious about my forehead. I have a genetically receding hairline, which resulted in the top part of my scalp... READ MORE

Brow contouring, lift, and hairline lowering in London

Well my project of going under the knife to have a nicer face had to be postponed because I got pregnant. So 4 months now after having my baby, I'm starting again to evaluate my options. I contacted Dr. Capitan from Spain, they gave me an updated quote. I will see Dr. Noorman next month again.... READ MORE

Huge Forehead but Nervous About Surgery

Hi everyone! I'm 25 and living in london. I have always been teased about my huge forehead and have always had a fringe since I was a toddler. I just want to lead a normal life and not worry about the slightest bit of wind revealing my forehead. I hate going on holiday simply because my... READ MORE

Forehead Reduction Surgery - Beverly Hills, CA

I have always had a very high hairline (no hair loss) and I've always been extremely self conscious of my forehead. I wore bangs my entire life to hide it. I'm not chasing perfection, it that was the case, there are plenty other procedures I could have had done. However, as someone who loves... READ MORE

Long Awaited Hairline Lowering!! - Oakland, CA

From as long as I can remember I have prayed for a smaller forehead. I've gone through many moments of wondering if I could "get over it" but have a ways gone back to just wishing it could be smaller. It's been 4 long years of communicating with doctors all over the world, figuring out who is... READ MORE

Forehead Reduced!!! - Williamsburg, VA

Well started inFeb with face lift, forehead was to high to dog row lift with other surgery, after long talks with PS we decided plan be forehead lift with bringing hair line down to appropriate place to start. I also needed tummy muscles tightened so we decided to do all these things with my... READ MORE

No matching results