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A brow lift, also known as a forehead lift:
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You may be a candidate for brow lift surgery if you:
As we age, unsightly wrinkle lines may appear on the forehead. Frown lines between the brows can make us look angry or “too serious.” Skin relaxation may cause the eyebrows to drop, hooding our upper eyelids and making us look tired. If you are bothered by these signs of aging in the brow region, a brow lift may be right for you.
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Brow Lift Recovery
During your brow lift recovery, your forehead may be taped and your head may be loosely wrapped to minimize swelling and bruising after the procedure is completed.
A thin tube may be present to drain any excess blood or fluid that may collect under the skin. This is usually removed the day after surgery.
You will be given specific instructions that will include:
Brow Lift Surgery Recovery Time
Initial wound healing may take 10 to 14 days. Sutures will be removed when it is appropriate. You should be ready to return to work and normal activity within one to two weeks, depending on your occupation. Cosmetics can help camouflage any bruising.
Preparing for Brow Lift Surgery
In preparing for brow lift surgery, you may be asked to:
Brow Lift Risks and Safety Information
The decision to have plastic surgery is extremely personal. While Dr. Almonte considers this operation very safe, there still are some risks. You will be asked to sign consent forms to ensure that you fully understand the procedure and any risks and potential complications.
Brow lift surgery risks include, but are not limited to:
To maximize patient safety, Dr. Almonte performs the brow lift under local anesthesia. This reduces your anesthesia risks, while keeping you very comfortable.