A brow lift reduces horizontal lines across the forehead, eliminates deep creases between eyebrows, and restores an alert, fresh-positioned appearance that projects health and vitality.
Under local anesthesia, brow lift surgery is usually safe to be completed at home; however, for optimal recovery it is wise to arrange for someone else to accompany and drive you home for at least the first night or two following your procedure.
To perform a forehead lift, surgeons make a cut or incision from ear to ear across the top of the forehead near its hairline, known as a classic or coronal brow lift procedure. This removes excess tissue and fat as well as realigning muscles; they will also move the eyebrows higher up while trimming any extra skin that may have formed during their lift procedure.
For optimal brow lift results, your surgeon will meet with and evaluate you to assess which technique will address all of your concerns. They may also review any preexisting conditions or previous surgeries in your medical history that could complicate matters further. Your healthcare provider will ask about all medications or supplements you take – both over-the-counter and prescribed – which could impact on the results of the brow lift procedure. They may recommend taking photographs for medical records.
Unlike most cosmetic procedures, health insurance does not typically cover brow lift procedures; however, you can help prolong their longevity and minimize future aging by living a healthy lifestyle that includes daily sunscreen use, eating whole food diet rich in whole food vitamins, and regular physical activity.
The brow lift procedure elevates sagging brow skin while simultaneously diminishing wrinkles around the eyes and forehead. Depending on its method, brow lifting may address issues related to upper eyelid skin sag, puffy lower lids or both while simultaneously decreasing frown lines or creases that form across the forehead.
Hooded eyes can also have an adverse impact on your appearance as you age, giving a constant expression of anger or sadness. This condition occurs when skin over your outer eyelids droops down, giving the appearance that one’s eyes have turned down permanently.
At your brow lift consultation, we will review your medical history to make sure it’s safe and suitable to your needs. Additionally, photographs will be taken to capture facial anatomy – be sure to mention any preexisting medical conditions, surgeries or medications you are currently taking; additionally if there are any known allergies to anesthesia please inform us; depending on your preference we may opt for either local anesthesia or general anesthesia as options for you.
As we age, our skin loses elasticity and becomes thinner – leaving us looking tired and older than we actually are. An Eyelid Lift (blepharoplasty) can restore a more refreshed appearance by reducing puffy lids or improving vision if sagging upper lids are blocking our view.
An extensive physical and eye examination are necessary to ascertain if you are suitable for this procedure, along with reviewing your complete medical history for any conditions that could interfere with healing post-surgery.
Cosmetic injectables and laser skin resurfacing can enhance the results of an eyelid lift to achieve more youthful-looking skin in and around your eyes. Thermage tightening technology may be utilized to address laxity near the eyes while Cosmelan chemical peels provide rejuvenation by clearing away hyperpigmentation and dark circles from this delicate region.
Botulinum toxin injections are an effective way of treating fine lines around the eyes and can particularly benefit frown lines (glabellar lines).
These patches also help soften creases at the outer corners of the eyes and lift brows, as well as soften any creases at their outer corners and soften wrinkles on foreheads, while lifting eyebrows; however, it will not treat puffy undereyes.
To prevent Botox from seeping under their orbital rim, patients should avoid massaging, applying pressure, or rubbing the area after treatment. Furthermore, lying down or bending over for three to four hours after injection could cause it to spread beyond intended areas and negatively alter results.
Botox nonsurgical brow lift procedures involve applying topical anesthetic or ice to numb the area before injecting targeted muscles with an ultra fine needle. Most procedures take about 30 minutes with no downtime following completion; results usually last six months before you can schedule follow-up treatments to keep looking youthful.