About Brow Lift Surgery
When you age, skin elasticity decreases and causes various aspects of the face to begin to sag. This is particularly true in the upper face and typically impacts both men and women. When looking in a mirror, do you think you look angry or tired, see deep wrinkles in between your eyebrows, or don't like seeing a sagging brow? A brow lift at at our practice could be the ideal aesthetic procedure for you if you are suffering from any of these issues.
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Before the procedure, anesthesia is administered. This may be done under IV sedation or general anesthesia based on the nature of the procedure. The incision performed in a browplasty is chosen with consideration to the degree of skin's condition, whether the forehead is being addressed, and the appearance of the patient's hairline. The different techniques that may be used at our practice are:
- Traditional Incision
This is the open brow lift incision and puts the surgical incision behind the hairline at the top of the head. This incision not only hides scars, but it also allows a certain amount of lift control throughout the surgery. This type of incision is good for those with both frown lines and a sagging brow. The traditional brow lift is the preferred method for patients who are concerned about a receding hairline.
- Endoscopic Forehead Lift
The endoscopic lift is a more modern method employed in brow lift surgery. This method makes multiple small incisions beyond the hairline and inserts a tool known as an endoscope, which travels to the eyebrow to release its attached tools. Using the endoscope's camera, the brow tissue is repositioned with stitches to put the brow in a higher location.
What to Expect
The recovery period after a brow lift varies, with more post-surgery swelling and discomfort reported with the traditional approach compared to the endoscopic method. In general, patients feel some swelling and bruising in the upper portion of the face around the eyebrows and sometimes near the eyes. Cold compresses can help to diminish the inflammation, and our surgeons recommend patients sleep with a few pillows propped under their head for the first several nights after their brow lift. It is critical to eliminate any activities or movement that can put pressure on your face. The typical recovery period from a brow lift is around 2 – 3 weeks. The results can often be seen right away, with a refreshed appearance that seems more alert, softer, and has a visible improvement in sagging skin and fine lines in the upper face.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $4,000 - $6,000
- Recovery Time
- 4 - 6 Weeks
- Average Procedure Time
- 1 - 1.5 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 1 Week
Rejuvenate Your Appearance
Do not allow a sagging forehead to make others wonder if you're sad, mad, angry, or tired — schedule an appointment to get more information about brow lift surgery at our Colorado Springs, CO practice. By lifting your hanging brow, you can rejuvenate your entire appearance, making you seem more youthful and refreshed. Our surgeons strive for results that look natural; your brow lift will leave your friends wondering if you got a new outfit or haircut, not looking like you had surgery.