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Uneven skull "fillers"?

I am hoping to find some info on fixing an uneven skull.  I have no health issues so this would be a cosmetic procedure only.  I have a semi-flat backside of my head,  probably because as an infant my parents let me sleep on my back only.  Something about doctors telling them it was safer. I'm sure things have changed since then (I'm 40 now).

Anyways, recently I started shaving my head and frankly it looks great on my except when people look at me from behind, then it looks weird.  It always did I guess but it's more obvious now.

Was hoping to find out if there are silicone or other fillers out there that could fill out the flat area.  I say silicone because I thought it would be easiest to "inject" the filler without a surgery.  Obviously a filler that thickens and slowly hardens would be ideal.  

Not sure if it's possible or not but it seems like everyone is getting the same advice - "I would consult with a craniofacial surgeon"... Which is pretty obvious but there's a reason we search info online, privacy and basic "can & how can it be done?"

So have you ever heard of it being fixed with fillers, etc. without a surgery?
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242582 tn?1193613120
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Fillers currently available and approved for use in the USA are not appropriate for large volume fill for skull deformities.  Such fillers are available in Europe, but I am not aware of their applicability in your situation.  They have been used for chest wall defects such as pectus excavatum.
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So If fillers might not work is there anything else available?
Quite a few people seem to have a flat spot on the top pack part of their skull angling down.
Thanks
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242582 tn?1193613120
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It may be possible to correct your problem with custom molded solid silicone implants placed beneath the scalp.  These have been fabricated using x-rays or CT scan and CAD-CAM technology.
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Thank you for your reply.  

I'm exploring "an occipital cranioplasty with an acrylic material" with several plastic surgeons right now either here in the States or possibly in Europe, (Germany, France or one of the Scandinavian countries; they seem to have a few more materials avialable as the FDA approval process here in the US is a little longer).
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A related discussion, I have a conehead. was started.
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