Browlift

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of San Buenaventura CA

  • Eyebrow lift, or forehead lift, procedure is done to elevate and improve eyebrow position, reduced appearance of wrinkles in the forehead, reduced appearance of wrinkles between the eyebrows, achieve a better esthetic result in the areas around the eye and forehead.

 

Who is a Candidate?

  • If you have a low eyebrow position or asymmetry.
  • If you have excessive, sagging or wrinkled upper eyelid skin.
  • If you have excess upper eyelid skin that interferes with vision.
  • If you have puffy pouches of fat in the upper eyelids that create a tired or aged appearance.
  • If you have excess forehead wrinkles.

 

Procedure Description and Healing

  • Incisions may be made above the eyebrows in a skin fold, in front of the hairline, in the hair line or endoscopically (minimal incision).
  • The procedure is usually performed as an outpatient under IV sedation or general anesthesia.
  • The procedure is often combined with blepharoplasty procedure for a more esthetic outcome.
  • All sutures are usually removed within 7 -10 days.
  • Initial discomfort is usually mild and controlled with oral medication.
  • Bruising and swelling usually subsides within 1-2 weeks.
  • There is usually some numbness (usually temporary) due to stretching in the region of the forehead.

 

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