Forehead contouring procedures are advancements in aesthetic surgery to create a more feminine ‘look’ to people’s masculine facial profiles. The process is not only for men. Women can also undergo forehead and chin contouring procedures that enhance the feminity of the face. Masculine foreheads are broader in shape with heavy brow ridge and broader brow ridge. Forehead contouring gives a more expansive and smoother forehead and can be performed along with hairline restoration and brow lifting techniques, it’s a popular procedure for transgender people. Forehead contouring surgery helps correct the heavy brow ridge, more sweeping and sloping forehead, and bumping and uneven protrusions—forehead contouring results in a smoother and softer facial profile with a balanced facial symmetry.
What to Expect
You can expect significant changes to the facial appearance soon after the procedure. Forehead contouring surgery has a high success rate. Modern surgeons with new aesthetic and reconstructive techniques are capable of achieving desired results. If the patient has a specific shape in mind, he/she should discuss this with the doctor during consultation.
1.5 to 3 hours surgery
8 to 14 days for full recovery
For ages 18 and above only
The forehead contouring procedure
The Process starts with an incision at the hairline or behind it to access the underneath the bone structure. Biologically synthetic materials or bone paste are used to smooth out the gaps and indentations of the forehead. The same process can also fill out concavities. The process encompasses reshaping the hairline, forehead bones, brow ridge, and bones around eye sockets. Reconstruction and reshaping continue at brow bone and other forehead structural features until the desired results are obtained. Once everything is in place, the surgeon will close the incision to minimize the appearance of scars.
What to expect
Choice of a surgeon
The procedure of forehead contouring varies between every individual as everyone has got different goals with the contouring process. The selection of a plastic and reconstructive surgeon is a crucial step for undergoing forehead contour. Aesthetic sense, masterly hands, and artistic eyes are needed to accomplish this process. It is also essential for the surgeon to understand the patient’s specific surgery goals, motivation for surgery, and particular outcomes that one wants to achieve after surgery. Our surgeons are good communicators and weill spend plenty of time during consultation listening to your unique requirements.
What to expect
Risks and Complications
A few of the typical side effects are as follow
- Slight numbness
- Pain (medications are included in your package)