Frontal bossing is a medical term used to describe a prominent, protruding forehead, which can occur in both men and women. It is characterized by a ridge of bone around the upper eye sockets and a sloping angle of the forehead. Some patients choose to make adjustments towards their desired shape using forehead reduction surgery.
Patients looking to improve their self-confidence or transition into a more gender appropriate body can expect to be pleased with their altered brow and hairlines following procedures of this nature.
Dr. MacPhee performs a surgical procedure called forehead contouring, which involves shaving and surgically reshaping the bones of the forehead. This procedure can be performed in women with frontal bossing who desire a softer, more feminine facial structure. It is also appropriate for transgender patients who are transitioning from male to female.
Prior to forehead reduction surgery or forehead contouring, Dr. Keelee MacPhee and her team will meet with you in consult to discuss your desires and ensure realistic expectations for the safest and cleanest recovery from your forehead surgery. Depending on what other procedures you elect to do at the time, accommodation recommendations can be made by our office to ensure the most enjoyable say in the Triangle area as you undergo your operation.