Forehead Reduction Surgery IN KOREA


Bangs are essential for people who are not satisfied with their forehead height. They also prefer wearing hats on windy days, and feel envious when meet women with ponytails.

The forehead occupies a large portion of the face and determines the shape of the whole face. The ideal forehead length is about 5.5~6cm, and the overall appearance of the face depends on the shape, width, and proportion of the forehead. If the forehead is naturally too wide or angled, or if the M-line appeared due to hair loss, the forehead looks too big compared to the overall proportion of the face, making the person hide it somehow.

This problem can be solved by hair transplantation. However, the method requires a certain period of time until hair grows after the surgery. Considering the cost burden and the fact that it takes several months to recover, Forehead Reduction Surgery can be a better solution providing fast effects.



Forehead Reduction Surgery VS Hair Transplantation

Hair transplantation is an operation in which hair from the back of the head is transferred to the forehead by incision or non-incision method.

Forehead Reduction Surgery is a method of reducing the forehead by pulling the scalp down to the hairline.


What is Forehead Reduction Surgery?

Forehead Reduction Surgery reduces the overall height of the forehead by making an incision on the hairline and pulling the scalp down. Forehead Reduction Surgery does not touch facial bones, and allows the forehead to be reduced by 1 to 3 cm depending on the individual's scalp elasticity. In addition, the use of Endotine, a fixing device that is absorbed into the body after 6 months, can prevent scarring after surgery.



Are you considering Forehead Reduction Surgery?

Before getting Forehead Reduction Surgery, it is necessary to check whether the technology will minimize damage to hair roots. It is important not only to reduce the height of the forehead but also to design its shape in consideration of the whole structure of the face. Also, the incision must be made at a certain angle to the hair root, thus the possible damage to the hair roots will be minimized, and hair will keep growing in the scar area concealing the surgical scar.

If Forehead Reduction Surgery is combined with Forehead Lift, saggy eyelids and forehead wrinkles can be improved to some extent. PRP growth factor injection in the suture immediately after surgery allows for a speedy recovery and faster skin regeneration. It also helps strengthen the hair roots at the incision site by supplying nutrients.

A consultation with an experienced specialist is essential to make sure you get the most appropriate in your case surgery.



About Korean Forehead Reduction Surgery

  • Surgery duration: about 1 hour
  • Anesthesia method: sleep anesthesia
  • Hospitalization: None
  • Stitch removal: 1 week after
  • Follow-up visits: 2
  • Recovery: 3-4 days


***May differ depending on the patient's condition and surgical method.



Forehead Reduction Surgery is recommended in the following cases:

  • Wide and high forehead
  • M-shaped forehead
  • For those reluctant to hairline correction surgery



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