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Hairline Lowering Surgery

Facial Surgery - Thailand Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery

Hairline Lowering Surgery in Bangkok, Thailand

This cosmetic procedure is performed to lower a person’s hairline and reduce the appearance of a broad forehead, restoring balance and improving the overall symmetrical look of the face. 

This procedure typically takes two hours to complete. Hairline Lowering Surgery is recommended for people who are displeased with the length of their forehead and could benefit aesthetically from the procedure.


Who is a good candidate?

A person with a naturally high hairlineA person with a receding hairlineA patient with a broad or wide foreheadAn individual who is in good health A person with realistic expectations

  • A person with a naturally high hairline
  • A person with a receding hairline
  • A patient with a broad or wide forehead
  • An individual who is in good health
  • A person with realistic expectations

Preparing for Hairline Lowering Surgery

In preparation for Hairline Lowering Surgery, a patient may be required to:
  • Consult with a plastic surgeon about the desired goal and possible complications
  • Complete a physical examination
  • Get lab tests, including a blood test, chest X-ray etc.
  • Stop smoking or drinking alcohol at least two weeks before and after the surgery
  • Stop eating or consuming food at least six hours before the surgery
  • Avoid taking Aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, and herbal supplements two weeks before the procedure

Hairline Lowering Surgery procedure

  • Typically, surgeons perform this surgery under general anesthesia 
  • The surgeon makes an incision at the hairline. This new opening allows the surgeon to access and remove excess forehead skin.
  • The hairline is placed in a new lowered position. On average, this procedure reduces a person’s forehead size by up to an inch.
  • The skin is sutured together. 

Postoperative care

  • Remove the stitches seven days after the procedure
  • Keep the head elevated for two weeks to help reduce swelling
  • Take medication to control the pain and swelling
  • In some cases, a patient may come back for a follow-up hair transplant
  • Attend all follow-up appointments

Risks and complications

  • Anesthesia risks
  • Infection
  • Bleeding
  • Unfavorable scarring
  • Suture rupture
  • Hematoma
  • Numbness or changes in skin sensation
  • Nerve injury
  • Hair loss around the surgical site
In general, people with darker skin may have a more noticeable shedding of color around the site of the incision.
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