What Are The Options For Forehead Reshaping?
Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m wanting to find out more about the different options available for forehead reshaping. Are there alternative procedures to the shaving technique? For example are there any kinds of forehead implants, fat injections that can be used to smoothen the forehead. I will also be sending pictures within the next week or two for a more accurate price range, but can you tell me the average price range for these kinds of procedures? Thank you very kindly.
A: There are numerous different options for forehead reshaping including bone cements, custom implants and even fat injections. (not my preference but an option) When it comes to brow bone reduction, bone removal and reshaping usually works much better than shaving/burring for any significant reduction. As you can see between manipulation of the brow bone and the forehead above it, there are a variety of techniques. Which one may work best for you and what trade-offs you are willing to accept in doing them are issues to yet be discussed. It is better to determine first what methods you would choose and then an accurate cost for the surgery can be given. There are no ‘average’ costs for possible combination forehead procedures that we yet don’t even know what they would be.
Dr. Barry Eppley