Can Frontal Bossing Forehead Reduction Be Done In A Young Child?

Q: Dr. Eppley, My daughter has a type of frontal bossing goin on her forehead sticks out and has horns I wanted to get it fix I wanted to know could give me advice on what she may need she is 7 about to be 8 yrs old I want to fix it while she is young.

A: At this young age the frontal bone of the forehead is probably not thick enough to be able to do much reduction. But it would take an x-ray to know for sure.

Dr. Barry Eppley

Indianapolis, Indiana