A brow lift aims to restore drooping brows to a more natural and youthful position and smooth the horizontal lines and furrows that can make a person appear angry, sad or tired. The procedure can include some removal of underlying muscle and tissue to give a more youthful appearance to the upper part of the face.
More Youthful Appearance
This procedure is often added to other facial treatments to improve the overall look of youth.
The procedure typically takes one to two hours depending on the extent of work required, the type on anaesthesia and technique used. This procedure is performed in an outpatient surgery centre under intravenous sedation or under general anaesthesia.
All surgeries carry risk and every incision leaves a scar. However, the scarring is greatly minimised with endoscopic surgery *. An endoscopic forehead lift is performed utilising a video camera and special micro instruments that are manipulated through three or more small incisions. The endoscope helps guide the surgeon, who removes the muscles that produce frown lines, and repositions the eyebrows at a higher level.
For traditional forehead lift a coronal incision is used, starting at ear level, running across the top of forehead and down to other ear. This incision is usually made behind the hairline.
In some cases, a combination of endoscopic and traditional techniques may be used.
Healing is a gradual process and any stitches are usually removed within the first week to 14 days after surgery.
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* Severity of scarring may be influenced by genetics, general health, nutrition and the extent of the procedure.
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