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Plastic and cosmetic surgery

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Brow lift

A brow lift, also known as a forehead lift, removes frown lines or deep vertical and horizontal wrinkles between the eyebrows and corrects droopy skin underneath the eyebrows. Excess tissue and skin are removed, muscles are tightened, and any remaining skin repositioned to create an invigorated, more youthful appearance.

There are several types of brow or forehead lifts, and depending on the extent of your wrinkling and excess skin, a method will be recommended to the patient that will give you the best results possible. It is also possible to re-arch their brows to a more flattering position is the patient wishes so. Brow lift surgery helps to correct or lift what are called the "lateral hoods" of the eyes--the flap or deposit of fat that sits right on your brow bone and hangs around the outside corner of your eye.

Recovery time

During days 1 to 7 the protective bandages are worn home from surgery, and usually for several days following. During days 5-7 the sutures are usually removed and brow lift recovery usually progresses such that patients can return to work by the time of suture removal. In the first month strenuous activity should be avoided for at least 3 weeks after surgery.
For a brow lift, anesthesia of choice is usually local with sedation. Some doctors may choose to use general anesthesia.