Brow lift, like any surgery carries some risk. These include unfavorable scarring, dry eyes, facial nerve injury with resultant weakness or paralysis, numbness in the operated area, bleeding, infection, fluid accumulations, need for revision, asymmetry of result, raising of hairline. Rare sequelae, can in include deep vein thrombosis, cardiac, pulmonary and anesthetic related complications. In… Read More
The cost of a brow lift varies with the extent of the procedure and the type of anesthesia used. The extent of the procedure depends on the amount of brow sagging, the amount of eyelid hooding and the health of the patient. At the Bel-Red Center for Aesthetic Surgery in the Seattle and Bellevue area,… Read More
The bruising and swelling will improve over one to two weeks. Most patients can resume work and social activities after one week with cover up make up to camouflage any remaining discoloration. Vigorous activities should be avoided for several weeks.
Immediately after the procedure your forehead will be bandaged and wrapped to minimize bruising and swelling. There may be tightness, swelling of the forehead and bruising and swelling around the eyes. You should keep the head elevated during the recovery period to minimize on swelling. You will receive written and verbal post-operative instructions after your… Read More
The technique used for a forehead lift depends of several factors: the patient’s hair style, hair density, depth of frown lines, and position of hair line. A brow lift can be performed through an incision across the top of the head behind the hair line (coronal lift), at the hair line, in a furrow across… Read More
Taking care of your well-being will make both the surgery and recovery easier. Thus eating a healthy diet, performing regular cardiovascular exercise, avoiding smoking and keeping weight under control will promote uncomplicated healing. If you are on blood pressure medications, your hypertension should be under good control. You need to avoid blood thinners including aspirin… Read More
Brow lift or forehead lift is usually performed under IV sedation anesthesia but can be performed under general anesthesia. Oral sedation with local anesthesia can also be considered. At Bel-Red Center for Aesthetic Surgery our Bellevue and Seattle patients are given a choice of anesthesia options.
Men and women concerned about forehead wrinkles or sagging brows can benefit from a forehead or brow lift. Those considering the procedure should not smoke and be physically healthy to avoid post-operative complications.
A brow lift is a procedure to raise drooping brows improve the visual field by raising drooping brows that cause hooding over the upper eyelids open up the eyes by lifting the eyebrows smooth out horizontal frown lines improve vertical wrinkles between the eyes A brow lift can be combined with a blepharoplasty to remove… Read More