Brow Lift | Auburn, AL
As the face ages, the brows rotate laterally and drop inferiorly. Forehead lines become deeper and more permanent. This can give a tired or angry appearing eyes. If you are bothered by deep creases on your forehead or heavy appearing brows, brow lift surgery may be right for you.
What does brow lift address?
- Sagging or heavy appearing eyebrows
- Deep creases across forehead or between the eyes
How is a brow lift performed?
Brow lift can be performed many different ways. The most common today are the endoscopic brow lift, the temporal brow lift and the anterior hair line brow lift. Other variations, such as the coronal brow lift are sometimes used in the right patient. Every treatment is individualized for the patient. Dr. Aquadro will discuss all the options with you at your consultation and recommend the best procedure for you.
Who is a good candidate for brow lift?
- Someone with “heavy” brows or tired appearing eyes
- Someone with deep creases between the eyes (frown lines)
- Someone with deep forehead creases
- A healthy individual
- Realistic goals and expectations
What other procedures often accompany brow lift for upper face rejuvenation?
Many times eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) can be performed at the same time to augment upper face rejuvenation. More info.
What can I expect from a consultation with Dr. Aquadro?
At East Alabama Plastic Surgery we believe you should be well informed about any procedure you are considering. Feel free to bring photos of you when you were younger. Dr. Aquadro will present the different options for brow lift surgery and discuss the pros and cons of each decision. There are many decisions to be made and we want to involve you in every step of the process. When you to leave East Alabama Plastic Surgery, you should feel at ease about the decision you and Dr. Aquadro reached about brow lift.
What to expect the day of surgery?
Brow lift surgery is usually performed in the office. It may require general anesthesia but often can be performed under local anesthesia while you are awake. On the day of surgery, Dr. Aquadro will make some marks on you in the preoperative holding area and confirm the surgery details with you. The surgery can vary from three to four hours.
What is the typical recovery time?
You will see immediate improvement in the position of your brows. Mild bruising and edema will be present for up to two weeks. Dr. Aquadro asks you to sleep with your head elevated for the first two weeks. Sutures are removed in five days. Most people can return to work within a seven to ten days. Full strenuous activity can be resumed at 4-6 weeks.