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Broad Forehead (Overview)

Broad forehead is a large-seeming forehead that may be normal or can be seen in a number of hereditary syndromes.


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Why does my baby have a broad forehead?

Why does my baby have a broad forehead?

Because he should: Babies have broad, prominent heads, small noses, and large eyes. In a psychology text i read once, it was termed the "cuteness factor.". ...Read more

Broad Forehead (Overview)

Broad forehead is a large-seeming forehead that may be normal or can be seen in a number of hereditary syndromes.


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Where can I get custom-fit glasses if I have a really broad forehead?

Where can I get custom-fit glasses if I have a really broad forehead?

Few companies!: Very large foreheads and wide pupillary distances are tough to fit! there are some higher end companies, where you can literally pick each part of the glasses and custom design one for the patient. They are quite pricey though! you will need to visit a higher end private practice optical shop and ask around! ...Read more

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Why does my baby have a broad forehead?

Because he should: Babies have broad, prominent heads, small noses, and large eyes. In a psychology text i read once, it was termed the "cuteness factor.". ...Read more

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Where can I get custom-fit glasses if I have a really broad forehead?

Few companies!: Very large foreheads and wide pupillary distances are tough to fit! there are some higher end companies, where you can literally pick each part of the glasses and custom design one for the patient. They are quite pricey though! you will need to visit a higher end private practice optical shop and ask around! ...Read more

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Hello. I am a guy and I have pretty thick hairs growing on my forehead. I noticed them about 2 months ago. Now they are thick enough to be noticiable.

Hello. I am a guy and I have pretty thick hairs growing on my forehead. I noticed them about 2 months ago. Now they are thick enough to be noticiable.

Specific location?: Could you send a pic or describe the location more specifically? If it is on the center of the forehead and not near your hairline that would be a mystery to me. If on the glabella (between your eyebrows) then, my friend, you are getting a "unibrow"...join those of us that pluck those. ...Read more

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Bumped my head 2 weeks ago doesn't hurt anymore. Still a bump on the right side of my forehead 2 inches wide, 3mm thick. No watery fluid, ear blocked?

Bumped my head 2 weeks ago doesn't hurt anymore. Still a bump on the right side of my forehead 2 inches wide, 3mm thick. No watery fluid, ear blocked?

Hard to say: Any other symptoms? Bump probably will resolve over time. You may have some residual tissue swelling or some fluid buildup. I would maybe see a Dr. just to make sure everything is OK, though. ...Read more

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I have a tiny spot that appears to be bald just above fringe on forehead. Rest of my hair is longish and quite thick. Why would something like this appear?

I have a tiny spot that appears to be bald just above fringe on forehead. Rest of my hair is longish and quite thick. Why would something like this appear?

Alopecia: The correct diagnosis depends on several factors, including whether how quickly this bald patch has arisen. Localized areas of hair loss (alopecia) that arise in younger patients are often "alopecia areata," which can be caused by several underlying factors and, fortunately, is non-scarring and ultimately reversible in most patients. ...Read more