Is There An Age Limit For Sagittal Crest Skull Reduction Surgery?

Q: Dr. Eppley, Is there a age limit for reducing sagittal raised bump at the top back end of the head? Is it dangerous? How long does a procedure like this take? Thanks

A:In answer to you posterior sagittal crest skull reduction questions:

1) There is no age limit. Anyone under age 18 needs parental consent.

2) It is a one hour procedure.

3) It is perfectly safe surgery.

Dr. Barry Eppley

Indianapolis Indiana