Hairline Lowering Surgery in Mexico

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REJUVE PLASTIC SURGERY by Dr. Edgar Torres
5.0

From 12 verified reviews

cynthia garen, 10 February 2020

Dr. Torres is the best! I live in St. Louis, and was lucky enough to meet a woman who got quite a bit of work done by him. I had issues with a breast augmentation done by a different doctor 7 years prior, which left me very self conscious about my body. I was also curious about liposuction and Brazilian butt lift, so I did a with him via email and what’s app, and decided to take a leap of faith and go to Cancun! I could not have been any happier with the whole experience. His assistant Robyn makes you feel so welcome and comfortable, every step of the way. Of course I was still a little skeptical about it all until I met with Dr. Torres for the physical consultation. I left his office with zero doubts about his ability, his vision, and his ethics. I am so grateful to have found him and will go back to him for any future work I will get done. Thank you Dr. Torres for all that you have done for me.

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Dr. Arturo Munoz Meza Plastic Surgery
5.0

From 1 verified reviews

Kristy Keaton, 05 July 2020

Dr. Munoz is very personable and listens to what you are wanting. The staff is excellent! They are sweet and respectful. I'm still in recovery, but pictures he showed me post-op have me excited!

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Hair In 1 Day - Mexico City
4.4

From 7 verified reviews

Martin, 24 March 2020

Great experience with this clinic. Everything was great. Doctor was super friendly as well as all staffs at this clinic. In my case They sent a doctor from Monterey to the Mexico city to do the procedure on day i wanted in Mexico city …

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    What you need to know about Hairline Lowering Surgery in Mexico

    Hairline Lowering Surgery, Before and After

    Also known as Forehead Reduction, Forehead Contouring or Scalp Advancement, Hairline Lowering Surgery allows patients to lower their frontal hairline and is most common among women with high hairlines, often the result of hair loss.

    The procedure usually takes a couple of hours and is performed under general anesthetic as an outpatient. The new hairline is marked on the forehead, the surgeon will cut away this excess skin and the scalp is lowered to the new hairline. Incisions are strategically placed so as to minimize the visibility of the scar, making it virtually undetectable as it's covered by hair. It's common to combine hair lowering surgery with Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS).

    MyMediTravel currently lists 3 facilities in Mexico offering Hairline Lowering Surgery procedures - see above for the complete list, along with estimated prices. The price of a Hairline Lowering Surgery can vary according to each individual’s case and will be determined based on photos and an in-person assessment with the specialist. For a personalized quote Click Here to submit your details

    What does a Hairline Lowering Surgery Procedure Involve?

    It is an outpatient procedure performed under local or general anesthesia. Before the operation begins, the surgeon draws an anticipated post-operative hairline. The surgery is performed according to this and an incision is made along the hairline. The excessive scalp is cut and removed and the rest is stretched to the new hairline. If this is not enough, tissue expanders are used to make it to the new hairline level. Sutures are used to fix the scalp to the bone and incisions are stitched with bandages being applied over the top. The incisions are placed where the hair can regrow, making the scars invisible. With further growth of the hair, scars will completely disappear from view.

    How Long Should I Stay in Mexico for a Hairline Lowering Surgery Procedure?

    Hairline lowering surgery is an outpatient procedure that takes around 1.5 to 2 hours to complete in the operation theatre. After the effects of the sedation subside, you are allowed to leave. Still, you should aim to stay in Mexico for at least 6 days post-op. During this period, you will have a follow-up with the surgeon to check everything is healing as expected and the sutures are removed, usually after 5 to 6 days - this is when you're given the all-clear to travel home.

    What's the Recovery Time for Hairline Lowering Surgery Procedures in Mexico?

    It will take between 3 to 6 months to allow the regrowth of hair through the scar, which is important as it hides the scar. Recovery time varies from person to person and some people can get back to their normal routine even after 2 days. 6 to 7 days are usually required to get back to normal activities and you may find some swelling and bruising over your forehead in the early days. Pain is managed with painkillers and all symptoms subside after a couple of days. A numbing of the forehead is common and normal feeling usually returns after 3 to 5 days. 

    What sort of Aftercare is Required for Hairline Lowering Surgery Procedures in Mexico?

    The following are some useful aftercare tips:

    • Use icepacks in the initial days to help with inflammation and bruising. Ice is effective in reducing swelling immediately.
    • Do not take anti-inflammatory medicines as they increase bleeding tendency.
    • Continue taking painkillers prescribed by your doctor.
    • Try not to look upwards and avoid frowning as this can be damaging to your stitches.
    • Do not lift heavy objects.
    • Keep your head a little higher whilst resting.
    • Ensure that tight bandages have been applied over the wounds and replace regularly with fresh ones.
    • Do not take a bath when the bandages are still intact as a wet bandage can be the cause of infection.
    • Avoid strenuous activities such as the gym, running, swimming, etc. for at least 2 weeks after the surgery.
    • Do not put hair bands or any other accessory on your head for some time.
    • Do not drink or smoke as it will hinder the healing process.
    • Ensure you have a diet rich in vitamin C as it makes the healing process faster.

    What's the Success Rate of Hairline Lowering Surgery Procedures in Mexico?

    The success rate is very high for hairline lowering procedures and the side effects are minimal, but it's worth considering that the scar may be visible with certain hairstyles. Hair Transplantation could be applied to further reduce the appearance of any scarring. As hairline lowering surgery becomes more popular, more females, particularly, are opting for the procedure and to date, no deaths have been reported. Hair thinning from Shock Loss can occur immediately after the operation, but this is only temporary.

    Are there Alternatives to Hairline Lowering Surgery Procedures in Mexico?

    Surgery is not the only option. Consider these methods before opting for surgical treatment:

    • Grafting hair: with this technique more hairs are grafted along your hairline instead of lowering it. This is also used for the thickening of your hair. A new layer of hair is grafted below your natural hairline. 1200 to 2400 hair strands are grafted. These hairs fall out after 3 weeks then regrow in 4 months. 10 months is required before you'll see the true longterm result. This is a non-surgical alternative to hairline lowering surgery and it is found to be very effective in reducing the size of your forehead.
    • Hairstyling: You can hide a big forehead by styling your hair in such a manner. Of course, this is a non-surgical method. Choose those hairstyles which cover your forehead the most. Some people will use headscarves and hats to also hide their forehead.

    Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 28/11/2020.

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