Hello I am a 19 year old male, and I have always had a large forehead(I face no issue of hair loss).I came to know about this hairline lowering procedure and I am really interested to know more. I have attached a photo of my forehead, as clearly visible the left edge of my hairline is above the right one. What I actually want is my hairline to be lowered and both the edges should be level.Is this possible? Thank You!
Hair line Lowering? (photo)
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Lower brow line
- Your photos suggests you may have active acne - be sure this is treated before any surgery,
- The correct procedure depends on the look you want,
- A scalp advancement, hair transplants or advancement with expander are all possible,
- Consult a Board Certified plastic surgeon, study your photographs together to choose the best approach for you.
- Best wishes.
Hairline lowering procedure
Hair line Lowering?
the hairline can be lowered considerably in one stage by doing a browlift with the incision at the hairline, lifting up the scalp side of the flap , scoring it and pulling it forward with stitches embedded in the bone. You don't have to do an expander.
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To lower hairline you have two option. If the lowering is minimal then hair transplant. If the lowering is significantly then you need two surgeries, one to put a tissue expander, expand the hair bearing area the second surgery is to advance the hair bearing area to the forehead. You will have a scar in front the hairline, which can be covered with hair transplant.
Samir Shureih MD.FACS
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