Cosmetic forehead reshaping surgery, also known as forehead contouring or forehead reduction surgery, is a procedure that aims to enhance the shape, size, or proportions of the forehead for improved aesthetics. In this blog post, we provide an overview of the surgical techniques involved and highlight the expertise of Dr Quan Ngo, an Australian-trained Specialist Plastic Surgeon, certified by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Consultation with Dr Quan Ngo:

  • Comprehensive evaluation of facial features and discussion of patient goals and concerns.
  • Expert advice on available options for forehead reshaping surgery.
  • Dr Ngo's extensive experience in facial procedures and specialised training in the head and neck area.

Surgical Techniques:

Forehead Reduction:

  • Delicate removal of a scalp section to decrease the vertical height of the forehead.
  • Creates a balanced and proportionate appearance by reducing the distance between the hairline and eyebrows.

Forehead Augmentation:

  • Techniques like fat grafting or implant placement to add volume and contour.
  • Fat grafting involves transferring fat from another body area to enhance forehead shape.
  • Implants made of biocompatible materials provide a more defined appearance.
  • Aims to restore facial balance and achieve a prominent forehead contour.

Brow Bone Reduction:

  • Addresses a prominent brow bone that affects facial aesthetics.
  • Shaping or shaving down the brow bone to create a smoother transition from forehead to upper face.

Hairline Lowering:

  • Surgical procedure to lower a high or receding hairline.
  • Careful removal of a scalp strip above the forehead to achieve a balanced facial profile.

Closure and Recovery:

  • Precise closure of incisions using sutures.
  • Forehead may be wrapped in bandages or dressings to aid healing and reduce swelling.
  • Recovery period varies; temporary swelling, bruising, and discomfort are common.
  • Detailed post-operative instructions provided by Dr Ngo, including pain medication and cold compresses if needed.


  • Noticeable improvements in forehead appearance after the recovery period.
  • Dr Ngo's surgical techniques aim for a balanced, proportionate, and aesthetically pleasing forehead contour.
  • Enhanced facial harmony and increased self-confidence reported by patients.

Non-Surgical Options:

  • Discussion of non-surgical alternatives like dermal fillers, neuromodulators, and thread lifts during consultation.
  • Tailored approaches to reshape the forehead based on individual needs and preferences.


Cosmetic forehead reshaping surgery, performed by Dr Quan Ngo, an experienced Specialist Plastic Surgeon certified by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, offers patients an opportunity to achieve a more aesthetically pleasing forehead contour. With his expertise in facial procedures and specialist training, Dr Ngo ensures patients receive personalised care and exceptional results in their pursuit of facial harmony.