Forehead Reduction in Austin, TX

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What Is Forehead Reduction Surgery?

Perhaps you were teased about your forehead when you were younger? If you are unhappy with the size of your forehead, Pearce Plastic Surgery can help. Dr. Pearce offers forehead reduction surgery to lower the hairline to decrease the size of the forehead. This procedure is also known as scalp advancement surgery or hairline lowering surgery. Through many years of experience, Dr. Pearce in Austin, TX can lower the hairline leaving a discrete scar and creating a natural, proportional forehead. Book your consultation today to take the first step in achieving a balanced appearance.

How is Forehead Reduction Surgery Performed?

Forehead reduction surgery is performed in an accredited surgical suite, utilizing general anesthesia to ensure comfort. The procedure starts with an incision just below the hairline, removing a small portion of the skin to pull the scalp forward. Patients whose scalp has limited flexibility may experience less of a reduction than those with more mobile scalps. As the incision heals, it will gradually become less noticeable over time.

Who is a Good Candidate for Forehead Reduction Surgery?

Patients with a high-riding hairline and no previous hair loss are the best candidates for this procedure. Men with a history of hair loss or actively losing hair need to stabilize their hair loss through medical management before considering scalp advancement surgery. Hair transplantation may sometimes be necessary even after the hairline-lowering procedure to ensure the best results. This scalp advancement surgery can also decrease the number of grafts a patient may need for a hair transplant in the future. Women can undergo this procedure at any time, benefiting from the protective effects of estrogen on their hair.

Achieve Proportional Features

The team at Pearce Plastic Surgery can understand why some men and women desire a more proportional forehead. Dr. Pearce proudly offers forehead reduction surgery as a modern surgical option to achieve your desired look. Book your consultation at our Austin, TX office today to take the first step in achieving a balanced appearance.

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