As you age, your skin loses support and elasticity. This can lead to signs of aging in the upper face such as deep creases in the forehead and heavy eyebrows. Brow lift surgery, also known as forehead lift surgery, removes and lifts excess forehead skin while tightening the underlying muscles to leave you with a rejuvenated, more youthful appearance. Dr. Schmidt has extensive experience in performing facial rejuvenation procedures and believes in providing every patient with an individualized treatment plan to promote balance and facial harmony.
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Brow Lift Surgery Procedure
Dr. Schmidtperforms brow lift surgery with the patient under sedation anesthesia at a surgery center. Incisions are made in the hairline and natural creases of the skin to lift the forehead tissues and return the brows to their natural level. Incisions are closed with stitches.
After Your Surgery
RecoveryBrow lift surgery is an outpatient procedure. You should arrange for someone to drive you home and stay with you for the first night. It is common to experience bruising and swelling, but these side effects should dissipate quickly. You may also experience some numbness on your scalp, but it should subside as your body heals. Stitches are removed after two weeks, at which time most patients can return to their normal activities.
PainBrow lift surgery is performed under sedation anesthesia to prevent any discomfort. During your recovery, you may be prescribed oral pain medication. Pain is typically minimal and should subside within a few days.
ScarsIncisions created during brow lift surgery are hidden in the hairline or existing skin folds, making them as inconspicuous as possible. Any visible scarring will continue to fade as your body heals until they are indiscernible.
ResultsYour results will be noticeable immediately after the swelling and bruising subside. Final results are visible after a few months and can be maintained by adopting a healthy lifestyle that includes dedicated sun protection.
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Frequently Asked Questions
- Abnormal reaction to anesthesia
- Elevated hairline
- Poor wound healing