- 57 years old
- Dr. Inessa Fishman
This 57-year-old woman was bothered by a forehead bump, and wanted to remove it. She reported she has had this bump for 10 years, and it has grown slowly. She described her Dermatologist making an incision to remove this, and being unable to remove growth a few years ago.
Our facial plastic surgeon Dr. Inessa Fishman diagnosed the patient with an osteoma, or a benign (non-cancerous) bone growth which can appear on the forehead or skull bones. Dr. Fishman treated the patient with a minor surgical procedure to remove the bony growth, carrying out treatment in the comfort of our office and with the patient awake and relaxed with by-mouth relaxing medications. The patient’s incision is placed in her scalp hair to hide the resulting scar.
The patient is shown 5 weeks after surgery, with a great outcome and excellent healing progress. She will continue to have improvement both in her forehead contour and the appearance of the scalp scar as she heals for the remainder of the year.