What is a Brow Lift?
A Brow Lift, also known as a Forehead Lift, is a procedure that restores a youthful appearance to your eyebrows and forehead.
Dr. Anzarut’s Brow Lift procedure corrects forehead wrinkles and frown lines between the brows.
Smoothing the upper face, a Brow Lift brings more attention to the eyes, and the result is a younger, natural looking appearance.
Is a Brow Lift for me?
You may be a candidate for a Brow Lift if you are in good physical health and do not have any medical conditions that would increase the risk of surgery.
Suitable candidates should also have realistic expectations for the procedure.
Contact us if you have any questions regarding suitability for a Brow Lift. During your consultation, your doctor will discuss your options and recommend a course of treatment.
About the procedure
Before surgery is performed, a consultation will be done to determine your options and evaluate your physical health.
In an endoscopic Brow Lift procedure, incisions are made near the hairline and the skin is lifted off of the underlying tissue. The muscles under the skin and then adjusted, decreasing their ability to form troubling wrinkles.
Excess skin may also be removed depending on the type of procedure.
Surgery takes up to two and a half hours depending on the individual case. You may be able to go home the same day if local anesthetic is used.
Recovery from a Brow Lift
Unless you have multiple procedures performed at the same time, a Brow Lift is usually performed as an outpatient procedure.
Recovery times vary depending on the individual and procedure, but plan to take a few days off work. The initial healing process may take up to 14 days.
Strenuous activities should be avoided for several weeks and any bruising should subside after about 2 weeks.
Incision lines that are usually hidden under the hair will fade over time.
You will be provided instructions on how to care for the surgical area during the recovery period and medications may be prescribed to help the healing process.
If you have any questions about the recovery period, be sure to talk to your surgeon.
You will notice an improvement in the appearance of your forehead and eyebrows immediately.
Mild swelling will settle a few weeks after surgery, and incision lines will fade, however, it may several months for the final results to appear.
Most patients experience an immediate boost in their self-esteem and self-confidence following a Brow Lift.
Limiting your exposure to the sun will help maintain your results.
Risks of A Brow Lift
Like all surgery, a Forehead Lift carries some risk. Although uncommon, complications are usually minor.
Some of the risks of Eyelid Surgery include temporary swelling and skin discoloration. In extremely rare cases, blood clots may occur.
Talk to your surgeon if you have any questions about the procedure or recovery process.
Follow your surgeon’s instructions closely after surgery for best results.