If you have expression lines or other signs of aging in the forehead and brow region, which you find bothersome, a brow lift (also called a forehead lift) may be right for you. A brow lift surgery can; minimizes the creases that develop across the forehead or those that occur high on the bridge of the nose, between the eyes. Improves what are commonly referred to as frown lines.
Reposition of a low or sagging brow that is hooding the upper eyelid is required..
Effect / Causes
A brow lift is designed to correct all of these aging features, restoring a more youthful, rested appearance with uplifted contours and improved tone in facial skin and underlying muscle.
1. PRE OPERATIVE
Initially in brow & forehead surgery, the cosmetic surgeons observe and ask for the desired facial or forehead symmetry.
2. ACTUAL PROCEDURE
Brow lift surgery can be performed through endoscopic forehead lift surgery through few limited incisions hidden within the hairline or through a single incision in the natural crease of each upper eyelid.
Results of a direct brow lift may be enhanced through laser resurfacing or a chemical peel that can further improve skin tone and surface appearance. When there is significant excess skin in the forehead, an alternate technique using a wide incision across the top of the scalp may be recommended.
3. POST ROCEDURE
Swelling and bruising will subside within 2-4 weeks. Final results may be apparent in 1-2 months. Incision lines will continue to refine and fade in 1 year. After the treatment bandage is applied and drainage tubes are also used if required. So in that case little bit of bruising and discomfort can be seen.
What causes birthmarks?
Birthmarks are caused due to migration of cells in an unorganised way.
How much brow lift cost?
Brow lift cost varies widely including anaesthetic fees, post surgery garments and prescriptions for medications. So the cost varies and also looking the geographical location the changes takes place.
What precautions are required after the surgery at home?
Few prescribed ointments, deep freeze ice bags to keep the area cold which helps in healing are all required at home to take care for.
Who can be called as candidate for brow lift surgery?
All those people who are in a good health and are bothered by their aging lines are the good candidates for the same.
What are the risks associated with the brow lift surgery?
The temporary complications involved in brow lift are- bleeding, infection, numbness, pain but these gradually fade in a due course of time.
What is the recovery time after the brow lift?
Usually the recovery time after the brow lift is 10 to 14 days. And the person gets back to his usual activities within 2 weeks.
Is it painful?
It doesn’t hurt much just the injection stinging happens for a while. And the pain or discomfort is usually counselled by board certified surgeons.