Hair procedures for women

Hairline Lowering Surgery, Hair Restoration, Eyebrow Transplantation.Three Procedures, Provided With the Highest Level of Skill and Expertise

For women, missing hair of the scalp or eyebrows, having an overly high hairline, or having scarring of the hairline from prior plastic surgery, can be a distressing and personal experience. Dr. Epstein is a true expert in addressing these aesthetic concerns, with years of experience and performing thousands of procedures.

To complement his surgical techniques, Dr. Epstein founded the Women’s Center for Hair Loss, along with European plastic surgeon Dr. Gorana Kuka Epstein,to provide the most effective medical approaches to  diagnosing and treating hair loss when appropriate.

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A True Expert in the Hair Field

For close to three decades, Dr. Epstein has been developing his reputation as one of the most respected leaders in the hair restoration surgery field, attracting patients from all 50 United States and over 80 countries. He is board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery. He also is the editor of the Hair Transplant Forum, the journal of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery.

Dr. Epstein’s Key Accomplishments:

  • Achieves natural appearing results
  • Performs these procedures in his fully-accredited Miami facility
  • Frequently lectures at national and international conferences
  • Averages 10 hair procedures weekly, approximately one-third on women
  • Expert in the technique of FUE (follicular unit extraction)
  • Has performed over 1300 eyebrow transplants, and many more hair transplants and hairline lowering surgeries on women
  • Written numerous chapter textbooks and scientific journal articles on hair procedures in women

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Dr. Epstein is Proud to Have His Work Recognized by

  • Top Doctors 2024 NewBeauty
  • Castle Connoly 2024 Top Doctors
  • CNN
  • Fox news
  • NBC
  • BBC
  • The New York Times
  • GQ
  • Discovery Health
  • ELLE
  • American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Recommended by The International alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons
  • American Hair Loss Association
  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • RealSelf Industry Council Badge – Medical Review
  • University of Miami
  • Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Hairline Lowering & Forehead Reduction

There are two techniques for advancing the overly high hairline — forehead reduction/hairline lowering surgery, and hair transplantation. Few doctors are proficient in both procedures, but given Dr. Epstein’s experience as a facial plastic surgeon specializing in hair restoration, he is one of the world’s specialists.

The surgery takes two hours to perform, and allows in the appropriate candidate for as much as 1½ to 2 inches or more of lowering of the hairline in a single procedure, with virtually instantaneous results and unsurpassed density. The main requirement for this procedure is a flexible scalp to allow for sufficient advancement, and not much if any thinning of the frontal hairline. Hair grafting is less “surgical”, where 1200 to as many as 2400 or more hair grafts can be transplanted in a single procedure to grow in a natural direction. In consultation with Dr. Epstein, you will be able to come up with the ideal plan for addressing your hair concerns.

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Aesthetic results


Hairline Advancement/Hairline Lowering Surgery

This surgical procedure, in which Dr. Epstein is one of a handful of surgeons to specialize performing, involves the making of an incision along the front of the hairline, through which the entire frontal scalp is brought forward and the excess forehead skin excised. The incision heals as a fine line scar designed so that hairs actually grow through it.

Usually performed under general anesthesia, recovery is quite easy, with sutures removed at one week and most patients presentable the very next day. In most cases, Dr. Epstein is able to advance the hairline by 20 to 24mm, or around one inch, but he routinely exceeds this amount due to his extensive experience that allows him to obtain the greatest amount of lowering. Dr. Epstein is also able to use this surgery to repair prior transplanted hairlines that lack density and or have developed scarring due to less than aesthetic work. Dr. Epstein may also use this technique in cases of scalp reconstructions such as after trauma.

This meticulous technique takes six to eight hours to perform, usually under oral sedation, to allow for the harvesting then placement of the large number of hairs into individually made recipient sites.

The hairs are transplanted in what are called “follicular units” — the natural bundling of one, two, and three hairs. No sutures are required if done by the FUE (follicular unit extraction) technique, or dissolvable sutures are used with the strip technique. The next day the patient may have her hair washed, then return to most activities in a matter of days.

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Is Dr. Epstein for You?

To learn more, or to schedule a consultation in Miami or virtually, call 305.666.1774 or email You can also fill out the form below to reach Dr. Epstein’s assistants Roxy or Dannette.

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6280 Sunset Dr #504, Miami FL 33143

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