Hairline/Forehead Lowering

Hairline lowering surgery, or hairline advancement or forehead reduction, is a surgical procedure designed to lower the hairline and reshape the forehead to create a more proportionate and balanced facial appearance.


Benefits of Hairline/Forehead Lowering:

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    Improved Facial Proportions: Lowering the hairline can help create a more balanced facial profile by reducing the size of the forehead and enhancing overall facial harmony. This adjustment can bring symmetry to facial features, creating a more aesthetically pleasing appearance.
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    Youthful Appearance: A lower hairline can create a more youthful and attractive appearance by framing the face and softening the forehead's appearance. This can help individuals achieve a rejuvenated look, as a lower hairline is often associated with youthfulness and vitality.
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    Enhanced Confidence: Addressing hairline concerns through forehead lowering can profoundly impact an individual's confidence levels. By achieving a more balanced and aesthetically pleasing facial appearance, individuals often experience a significant boost in self-esteem and confidence. Feeling satisfied with one's facial features can lead to greater confidence in various aspects of life, including social interactions, professional endeavours and personal relationships.

Understanding Hairline/Forehead Lowering Surgery

Hairline/forehead lowering surgery is a specialised procedure that requires precision and expertise to achieve optimal results. This procedure is suitable for individuals with a high or uneven hairline, large forehead, or receding hairline due to genetic factors, hair loss, or previous surgeries. Dr Andrew Cheah utilises transformative surgical techniques to tailor the procedure to each patient’s unique needs and aesthetic goals.

The Procedure

Understanding the Process

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    Initial Consultation: During the consultation, Dr Cheah will evaluate the patient's facial anatomy, hairline, and desired outcome. He will discuss the surgical options, potential risks and benefits, and answer any questions or concerns the patient may have. This personalised approach ensures that each patient's goals and expectations are thoroughly understood.
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    Surgical Planning: Dr Cheah will develop a customised surgical plan to lower the hairline and reshape the forehead based on the patient's characteristics and goals. This tailored approach ensures that the procedure addresses each individual's needs and preferences, leading to optimal outcomes.
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    Surgery: The surgical procedure typically involves an incision along the hairline or within the scalp to remove excess skin and tissue. The scalp is then advanced to lower the hairline, and the incisions are carefully closed to minimise scarring. Dr Cheah utilises precise surgical techniques to achieve natural-looking results with minimal scarring.
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    Recovery: Patients will receive postoperative care instructions to promote healing and minimise discomfort. Recovery time may vary depending on the extent of the procedure and individual healing factors. Dr Cheah and his team will provide comprehensive support throughout recovery to ensure optimal outcomes and patient satisfaction.
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Dr Andrew Cheah

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Meet Dr Andrew Cheah

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    MOH accredited Board Certified Specialist Plastic Surgeon.
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    Graduated from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom, with qualifications from the Royal College of Surgeons and the National University of Singapore.
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    Specialises in facial surgery and body contouring, including non-invasive treatments and laser therapies.
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    Openly engages with patients to thoroughly understand their needs and concerns.

Frequently Asked Questions

The cost of hairline lowering surgery can vary widely and is influenced by factors such as the surgeon’s experience, geographic location, clinic reputation, and the extent of the procedure. The average cost can range from several thousand to tens of thousands of dollars.

The cost of hairline lowering surgery can vary widely and is influenced by factors such as the surgeon’s experience, geographic location, clinic reputation, and the extent of the procedure. The average cost can range from several thousand to tens of thousands of dollars.

Hairline lowering surgery, also known as forehead reduction surgery, involves the removal of excess forehead skin and advancing the scalp forward to lower the hairline. The procedure creates a more proportionate and balanced facial appearance by reshaping the forehead and reducing size.

Hairline lowering surgery, or forehead reduction surgery, is a cosmetic procedure aimed at lowering the hairline and reducing the size of the forehead. Individuals with a high or uneven hairline, large forehead, or receding hairline often seek it to achieve a more aesthetically pleasing facial profile.

Hairline lowering surgery is typically performed under local anaesthesia with sedation or general anaesthesia. The surgeon makes incisions along the natural hairline, removes excess skin, and advances the scalp forward to achieve the desired lower hairline. Careful closure of the incisions minimises scarring, and the entire process aims to create a more proportionate facial appearance.

Hairline lowering surgery is generally considered safe by a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon. However, as with any surgery, there are potential risks and complications, including infection, bleeding, scarring, and changes in sensation. A thorough consultation with the surgeon and adherence to pre- and post-operative instructions are crucial for minimising risks.

Pain levels can vary among individuals, but most patients experience discomfort and tightness in the forehead area after hairline lowering surgery. This discomfort is typically manageable with prescribed pain medications and cold compresses. Patients often find pain or discomfort diminishes within a few days to weeks following the procedure.

Hairline lowering surgery provides long-lasting results, and the effects are generally considered permanent. However, individual outcomes can vary, and factors such as ageing and hair loss may influence the longevity of the results. In many cases, the benefits of a lower hairline achieved through surgery last for many years, contributing to a more balanced and aesthetically pleasing facial appearance.

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