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Transform Your Look: The Power of Hairline Lowering Surgery (Part 1)

Transform Your Look: The Power of Hairline Lowering Surgery 

Hairline lowering, also known as scalp advancement or forehead reduction, is a surgical procedure designed to reduce the size of the forehead by adjusting the hairline to a lower position. This technique provides a more balanced and proportional facial appearance, enhancing self-confidence and allowing for more versatile hairstyle options. This is part 1 of a 4-part series on Hairline Lowering.

What is Hairline Lowering?

Hairline lowering involves surgically advancing the scalp to bring the hairline closer to the brow. This procedure is often sought by individuals who feel self-conscious about having a high forehead, which can be a source of aesthetic concern. Dr. Sarah Saxon, a leading expert in this field, performs this surgery to help patients achieve a more youthful and harmonious facial profile. The procedure can be performed alone or combined with other facial surgeries, such as brow lifts or brow bone reductions, to optimize overall facial aesthetics.

Who is a Candidate?

Ideal candidates for hairline lowering are individuals who:

Saxon MD Hairline Lowering Patient Before and After Photo
Hairline Lowering Before and After of a patient of Dr. Saxon.
  • Have a naturally high hairline and desire a lower, more aesthetically pleasing hairline position.
  • Are in good overall health and have stable hair growth patterns.
  • Do not have significant hair loss or scalp conditions that could affect the surgery or its outcomes.
  • Have realistic expectations about the results and are committed to following post-operative care instructions.

For women, this procedure is generally safe at any time due to the protective effects of estrogen on hair growth. Men, however, should ensure that their hair loss has stabilized, as ongoing hair recession could necessitate future hair grafting to maintain the desired aesthetic.

Benefits of Hairline Lowering

  • A more natural and proportionate hairline.
  • Enhanced facial balance and symmetry.
  • Increased self-confidence and satisfaction with one’s appearance.
  • Greater flexibility in choosing hairstyles.

In upcoming parts of this series, we will explore the consultation/surgical process, recovery expectations, and post-operative care to provide a comprehensive understanding of this transformative procedure.

For more detailed information and to see before-and-after photos of patients who have undergone this transformation, visit our Hairline Lowering page and look at the extensive gallery of before and after photos. Another great place to see our gallery of before and after photos is the Saxon MD Instagram.

If You Don’t Live in Austin

Many of our patients travel from out of town for consultations and surgery with Dr. Saxon. If you’re interested in this procedure, Saxon MD offers virtual consultations. Note that when you travel to Austin for surgery, it is helpful to have a friend or family member with you. You’ll need to have someone with you for 24 hours after surgery. If you’re unable to bring someone with you, Saxon MD can coordinate an overnight nurse to pick you up from surgery and stay with you overnight.

When you speak to the Aesthetic Concierge at Saxon MD, be sure to let them know that you’ll be traveling to Texas for your surgery. We can recommend places to stay, pharmacies nearby, and more.

Click here for a list of resources for out-of-town patients.

Stay tuned for Part 2, where we will explore the consultation process, the surgical procedure, and what to expect.

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