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Say Goodbye to Your Five Finger Forehead

Forehead Surgery New York, NY

Five finger forehead (or “fivehead”) is a term used to describe a forehead that is the span of five fingers or more. While some people embrace this feature, others are embarrassed by it because they don’t like the appearance of a large forehead. If you’re in the latter group, there is hope for you still.  Our New York City facial plastic surgeon offers forehead reduction surgery to give you the confidence you’ve always wanted.

Forehead Reduction Surgery

Oftentimes the forehead looks large due to a receding hairline. With forehead reduction surgery we lower the hairline and create a more balanced symmetry to the face.

The procedure involves removing healthy hair follicles from other parts of your scalp and transplanting them into the recessed area, resulting in new hair growth. You can add as much as two inches to get the appearance of a smaller forehead.

Changes aren’t immediate but if you’re patient with your recovery, you’ll see a big difference that can be life changing.

Who Can Get Forehead Reduction Surgery?

This procedure works best on people who have experienced thinning and receding hair, which has slowed down within the last year.  This way we know it’s the right time to do your transplant and you won’t continue to lose more hair.

Forehead Reduction in New York City

Five finger forehead affects both men and women alike.  If you’re tired of hiding behind bangs or constantly wearing a hat, give Joseph J. Rousso, MD FACS, our Manhattan facial plastic surgeon a call today.  We love changing lives and look forward to becoming a part of your transformation.

Posted on behalf of Joseph J. Rousso, MD, FACS

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If you or a family member need facial plastic surgery or reconstructive surgery for aesthetic or functional issues in New York City, take the time to meet with Dr. Joseph Rousso for a consultation. His extensive education, experience and talent as a facial plastic surgeon cannot be surpassed, especially when it comes to balanced, natural-appearing results. Contact his office in Manhattan to schedule your consultation.

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Nancy M.

They were very professional from the moment I walked in there. The doctor took the time to understand my pain and was ready to help and did a great job.

Lauren S.

Dr Rousso is patient, listens well and explains thoroughly. He has a warm manner and seems very knowledgeable. I highly recommend!

Joseph T.

Very personable doc – at no point in the appointment did I feel rushed. Great staff, too, and I was seen very quickly.

Cassandra F.

I love visits with Dr. Rousso. Always super nice, patient, thorough, and willing to answer any questions I have.

Lisa K.

Professional, informative, and didn't feel rushed. Was able to diagnose my condition.

Antonio V.

Dr Rousso is an excellent doctor, and my visit couldn’t be more pleasant. I highly recommend him.

Aaron B.

It appears Dr. Rousso diagnosed me both quickly and effectively. My symptoms are already clearing up!

Katherine T.

Dr Rousso gave me a great initial consult and a referral to a sinus specialist.