Hairline Lowering vs. Hair Transplantation


Which one’s best for me?


Whether you are male or female, the quality and quantity of your hair can be a major concern in social situations. While both procedures solve this problem, each procedure is different.


Hair Transplant


Hair transplantation is a great procedure to combat progressive and hereditary baldness or if your hair has fallen out as a result of trauma.
For women who are looking to hide scars near the hairline, it is also a great solution as hair transplantation helps correct thin, patchy facial hair.


Hairline Lowering


The hairline reduction provides more drastic results and moves many more hairs in a single procedure compared to hair transplantation. The density of the hairline and the natural outflow of hair can be treated.


What is the difference between Hairline Lowering and Hair Transplantation?


They are two completely different procedures. As a plastic surgeon, I recommend surgery. Because in forehead reduction surgery, we are looking to solve the main problem by removing excess skin on the broad forehead.


Hair transplants are more of a camouflage technique to cover a large area, meaning the excess skin on the forehead is not removed, but only covered up. Unfortunately, this can sometimes be obvious, and patients may be bothered by this false image.


They may then come in for forehead narrowing surgery to find a solution to the discomfort. This is why we always favor forehead narrowing surgery. We always prefer forehead narrowing surgery because it is more natural and stays for life.


About Forehead reduction

good candidate


A good candidate for hairline reduction surgery:


  • Women with high natural hairline
  • No one in your family suffers from hair loss
  • sagging scalp
  • hair density
  • healthy
  • non-smoker


What to expect?


During the initial consultation, the doctor will ask:


  1. Medical examinations
  2. Determining treatment options, will it be hair transplantation or hairline reduction
  3. Hair quality and density
  4. Stop smoking 3 days before the operation
  5. Stop taking or try to control any medicines that contain aspirin






Are hair transplants worth it?

Hair transplantation is mainly used if you suffer from baldness or thinning naturally or have lost your hair due to injury or trauma.
Therefore, hair transplantation is not suitable for people who suffer from baldness and widespread hair loss.

Does a hair transplant look natural?

In general, hair transplant operations look natural because the hair that will be transplanted will be from the donor area from the back of the head.


 as the higher the density and number of donor follicles, the higher the success rate of the operation

What is the best age for hair transplant?

Although we can do the operation from the age of 18, we advise you to wait until you are 25

Hairline lowering hair transplant cost?

The prices for hairline lowering (forehead reduction) differ from one patient to another, as the technique used, the number of follicles and hair density plays a big role in the price, and the prices of surgery may vary based on the doctor’s experience and the types of medications given after the operation.

How long does hairline lowering surgery take?

The hairline lowering process usually takes between 1.5 and 3 hours, depending on the needs of each patient.

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