Can A Horizontal Crease In My Scalp On The Back Of My Head Be Removed?

Q: Dr. Eppley, Could the crease in the back of my head be removed?

A: You have a common horizontal deep scalp crease at the bottom of the occipital bone on the back of your head which is not rare in thicker scalps. Because of its v-shaped indentation it must be treated just as if it was an indented scar. The indentation needs to be excised (cut out) and the scalp edges closed with a more level surface contour

Dr. Barry Eppley

Indianapolis, Indiana