BROW LIFT PROCEDURE OVERVIEW
This technique may be done in conjunction with incisions hidden within the natural crease of the upper eyelids to eliminate frown lines between the brows, on or above the bridge of the nose.
An alternative brow lift technique is the coronal brow lift. The coronal brow lift can pinpoint specific regions of the brow to correct. This technique involves an incision from ear to ear, lifting the forehead and removing excess skin from the scalp. Recovery time is often longer than the endoscopic brow lift due to the size of the incision.
The incision lines from a brow lift are well concealed within the hair or natural contours of the face unless they are placed at the hairline to shorten the forehead. Results appear gradually as initial swelling and bruising subside to reveal smoother forehead skin and a more youthful, restful appearance.
Step 1 – Anaesthesia
Medication is administered for your comfort during the surgical procedure. The choices include intravenous sedation and general anaesthesia. Your doctor will recommend the best choice for you.
Step 2 – The incision
A brow lift may sometimes be performed using an endoscope (surgical video device) and special instruments placed through small incisions made within the hairline. This allows the tissue and muscle beneath the skin to be repositioned, altered or removed, correcting the source of visible creases and furrows in the forehead. Correction of a low-positioned or sagging brow may be made with or without the use of an endoscope through incisions at the temples and in the scalp.
Step 3 – Closing the incisions
Brow lift incisions typically are closed with:
- Removable or soluble sutures
- Skin adhesives
- Surgical tape
- Special clips
Step 4 – See the results
Brow elevation may be maintained by the use of:
- Permanent sutures
- Small surgical screws
- A soluble fixation device placed inconspicuously at the temples
Browlift via Eyes
This a new procedure for people which have a line between their eyebrows or wish their eyebrows to be higher. The surgeon makes an incision in the upper eye lids and through to release the tension in the muscles in the forehead. The skin on the eyes is very good at healing and minimal scarring is the advantage of this new procedure.