Radiance Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine offers Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) and forehead recontouring surgery to individuals living throughout the Atlanta area, including residents of Sandy Springs, Buckhead, Dunwoody, Alpharetta, Roswell, Johns Creek, Marietta, and Brookhaven, GA. We also have treated many patients from other states outside of Georgia.
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FFS Forehead Contouring Surgery Atlanta, Georgia and NYC, New York

A male and female forehead have distinct differences that can greatly influence one’s gender perception for a transgender woman.  A male forehead tend to be longer hairline to brow distance and has thicker bony ridges over the bridge of the nose and above the eyes.  A woman’s bony eye socket are typically rounder in shape.

Forehead Bone Reduction is also known as Forehead Cranioplasty, may be done by several different techniques depending on the degree of severity of the bony prominence and the size of the adjacent frontal sinus cavity.  In most cases where the frontal sinus is absent or relative small in size, forehead bone contouring can simply be done by shaving the bone thickness down.  In more severe cases with enlarged frontal sinus and thin sinus walls, the outer bony wall of the sinus needs to be surgically removed, reshaped, and reconstructed in a new position to create a flatter forehead contour.  Thin titanium or resorbable fixation plates and screws may be used to immobilize the bone segments during the healing period.  Additionally, a voluming filler such as bone substitute or fat graft may also be used to help a smooth appearance.

Atlanta & NYC FFS Facial Surgeon Dr. Carson Huynh will determine which technique is best suited for you during your FFS consultation.

 

The Forehead Contouring Surgery Procedure

  • The access incision for forehead and brow bone contouring is placed a few centimeters behind the hairline from ear to ear.  In cases where hairline lowering is also performed at the same time, the access incision is place right at the hairline.
  • The forehead bone and upper eye socket bones are carefully exposed while preserving important structures such as nerves and blood vessels
  • The bones are then reshaped and reconstructed by any of the methods described above to achieve a smoother and feminine contour.
  • The bony orbital rims or socket bones may be reshaped by bone shaving
  • A concurrent hairline lowering advancement and brow lift can be performed at the same time with the same access incision
  • Suction drains may be place prior to closure of the incisions to facilitate drainage of blood and prevent a hematoma.  Drains are typically removed the next day.

FFS Forehead Surgery Risks and Complications

    • Infections are rare, Dr. Huynh will prescribe antibiotics to minimize risk of infection
    • Swelling and bruising around the eyes are common and typically revolve by the second week
    • Forehead and scalp numbness may last several weeks to months
    • Nerve injury might rarely occur, which are typically temporary but can be permanent in some cases
    • Transient or permanent hair loss around the incision which may require scar revision

Understanding that each patient has unique requirements and desires, Dr. Huynh uses his top-tier skills and services to help improve the lives of people living in New York,  Atlanta, and abroad. Besides performing popular facial procedures such as facelift and rhinoplasty, Dr. Huynh specializes in performing facial rejuvenation and face contouring surgery. If you are looking for self-improvement in the form of facial plastic surgeryAsian cosmetic surgery, Ethnic plastic surgerymaxillofacial surgery, or facial feminization surgery, then Dr. Huynh and his professional team will accommodate your needs. Please contact us today to schedule your private consultation!