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1. WHAT IS HAIR LINE LOWERING?

Big forehead? Only get haircuts with bangs to camouflage your larger forehead? Brow advancement or forehead lowering procedure may be for you. Hairline Lowering Surgery (Forehead Reduction Surgery) can reduce the height of the forehead by 2-6 centimeters.

Hairline lowering is a common procedure used to reduce the height of the forehead. A large forehead can be the result of genetics or possible hair loss which may take away from one's overall appearance. This can often be combined with a small hair transplant to hide the incision line. This is often done 1-2 months post initial surgery.

Man checking hairline, in a bathroom
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2. ABOUT DR. ESMAIL

Dr. Ali Esmail is Winnipeg’s first and only fellowship trained Facial Plastic Surgeon. Unlike a ‘general plastic surgeon’, Dr. Esmail has 6 years of specialized training that focused on procedures from the neck up. Facial plastic surgery requires extreme attention to detail, an eye for symmetry and a drive for perfection.

When it comes to someone’s face there is no room for error, and at Visage, this is the very work ethic that drives our entire team. It is those attributes that originally attracted Dr. Esmail to the field of facial plastic surgery. His obsessive attention to detail and keen eye for aesthetic symmetry is what makes him one of the most exciting and top young surgeons in the field.

2. ABOUT DR. ESMAIL

Dr. Ali Esmail is Winnipeg’s first and only fellowship trained Facial Plastic Surgeon. Unlike a ‘general plastic surgeon’, Dr. Esmail has 6 years of specialized training that focused on procedures from the neck up. Facial plastic surgery requires extreme attention to detail, an eye for symmetry and a drive for perfection.

When it comes to someone’s face there is no room for error, and at Visage, this is the very work ethic that drives our entire team. It is those attributes that originally attracted Dr. Esmail to the field of facial plastic surgery. His obsessive attention to detail and keen eye for aesthetic symmetry is what makes him one of the most exciting and top young surgeons in the field.

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3. TIMELINE

6 Months

the incision line can be noticeable for up to 6 months after surgery. Additional grafting may be required to hide any incisions..

POST OP

no significant pain can get bruising over the eyelids that can last 1-2 weeks
1 week: Sutures are removed

POST OP

No significant pain can get bruising over the eyelids that can last 1-2 weeks
1 week: Sutures are removed

6 MONTHS

The incision line can be noticeable for up to 6 months after surgery. Additional grafting may be required to hide any incisions..

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4. BENEFITS

Lowering the hairline or reducing the forehead height.

5. AM I A CANDIDATE?

Only get haircuts with bangs to camouflage your larger forehead? Brow advancement or forehead lowering procedure may be for you. A consultation with Dr Esmail is the first step.

6. RISKS

Bleeding infection and excess scarring risks of this procedure. Some patients may suffer from temporary hair loss the areas of the incisions.

7. RECOVERY

Patients will come in one week following surgery to remove their sutures and can expect some swelling and bruising.

8. WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER THE PROCEDURE?

A smaller forehead and overall facial feature symmetry.

9. CHOOSING A SURGEON FOR HAIR LINE LOWERING PROCEDURE

Dr. Esmail is considered one of the top facial plastic surgeons in Canada. When choosing which surgeon will perform your hairline lowering procedure, make sure you do your research and ask to see images of their past results.

10. COST OF HAIRLINE LOWERING IN WINNIPEG

$5000