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Browlift Description

Surgical procedure to restore a more youthful look to the upper third of the face by smoothing furrows, and/or reposition hooded or lowered eyebrows.

Length of Surgery

One to three hours

In / Outpatient

Usually outpatient

Anesthesia

Local with Conscious IV Sedation or General

Recovery Time from Treatment

Return to work in 7 to 14 days. Avoid strenuous activity for 3 to 4 weeks.

Treatment Frequency

Usually once.

Risks-Include but not limited to

Nerve injury, infection, asymmetry, bleeding, irregular scar formation, altered hairline, hair loss adjacent to scars, complications related to anesthesia.

Duration of Results

Long-lasting, though continued aging may eventually affect the results.

Essential Questions

  1. Which Browlift technique do you recommend for me – endoscopic, coronal or direct?
  2. Where will the incisions and resulting scars be located?
  3. Will a Browlift alone achieve my goals?
  4. Will I need Botox treatments after surgery to maintain my results?
  5. Where will the procedure be performed and what type of anesthesia will be used?

Browlift Inside Tip

Even after choosing to do a Forehead Lift, maintenance Botox treatments may still be necessary to maintain a smooth forehead.