Create a more pleasant, welcoming facial expression with brow lift surgery
As the eyebrows and forehead age, they may become quite wrinkled, in some cases even sagging down to obscure the vision. This drooping skin can give off a negative impression of exhaustion and depletion, and can also make the expression appear angry or disgruntled.
You may be in perfect spirits, but find others are responding to these unappealing facial expressions that have simply been created by a low-hanging brow. In these cases, it may be time to consider surgical intervention with a brow lift. A brow lift can restore a friendly, vivacious and youthful aesthetic. It can also uplift your self-confidence, making you feel more energetic and refreshed.
Some of the major signs that you may need a brow lift are:
- Hooding of the upper eyelids
- Low-hanging eyebrows
- Trouble seeing due to drooping eyebrows
- Deep creases within the forehead
- Deep furrows or “frown lines” between the eyebrows
Benefits of a brow lift include…
- Helps to reverse a tired, angry or sad facial expression
- Can improve vision impaired by a low-hanging brow
- Smooths away facial wrinkles, fine lines and creases
- Creates a brighter smile through improvement in the eye area
- Minimal scarring
- Increases self-confidence in one’s image
- Can be highly customized to suit your goals
- Long lasting, sustainable results
Who is a good candidate for a brow lift?
At APS, we believe ideal patients…
- Are in good health, both emotionally and physically
- Have no major medical issues
- Are suffering from sagging, drooping and deep wrinkling in the brow area
- Are non-smokers, or are willing to quit at least 30 days prior to surgery
- Have realistic expectations for improvement rather than perfection
- Are prepared to take the necessary steps to ensure a successful surgery
- Are willing to follow postoperative instructions from their surgeon
Where will my procedure take place?
All of our cosmetic treatments are performed at our accredited outpatient medical center in New Jersey. Your brow lift will take place at our immaculate, state-of-the-art facility where you will enjoy all the same strict safety protocols as at any local hospital, only with far greater privacy, convenience, comfort and personalized attention.
From our stylish, climate-controlled reception areas to our cutting edge surgical suites and soothing recovery quarters, you will be embarking on an unforgettable cosmetic journey that is both rewarding and rejuvenating. On hand to assist you around the clock is our team of kind, experienced RN’s, medical assistants and technicians, as well as our elite, board certified plastic surgeons.
Details of the procedure
Here at Associates in Plastic Surgery, we perform endoscopic brow lifts. An endoscopic brow lift is an advanced technique that uses smaller incisions at the hairline, rather than one long incision across the hairline, as was common in the past. The endoscopic technique produces great results with much less scarring.
During the procedure, a small instrument called an endoscope is inserted through the small incisions. The endoscope allows the doctor to work with a high level of precision. The brow is raised just enough to open up the eyes and still look natural, and fixed at the higher position.
As you begin to age, there are many factors at work that leave to your skin looking aged. Sun exposure, heredity, skin care, lifestyle factors like cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption, and the natural pull of gravity all affect your facial skin over time. These individual facets come together to create loose sagging skin on the forehead that can give you face a heavy look, with deep lines and wrinkles that no longer disappear with a good night’s sleep. This often gives you a tired appearance, no matter how much sleep you have had.
A brow lift, also referred to as a forehead lift, can be the solution to your tired visage. At Associates in Plastic Surgery, our team of board-certified plastic surgeons understands the intricate surgical techniques required to produce natural results. Our personalized approach allows us to create a unique surgical plan designed specifically to meet your goals for facial rejuvenation.
What is a Brow Lift?
A brow lift is a surgical procedure designed to restore the skin of the forehead to a more youthful place. During a brow lift, your surgeon will smooth the skin of the brow and underlying muscle, lifting the eyebrows to a more natural resting place. This cosmetic procedure also works to smooth frown lines that have developed between the eyes. The result is a face that appears more youthful, better rested, and eyes that are opened.
What is the Difference Between a Brow Lift and an Eyelid Lift?
Upper eyelid surgery, or Blepharoplasty, focuses solely on the skin of the upper eyelids. With an eyelid lift, an incision is made in the crease of the upper eyelid, and excess skin and fatty tissue is removed.
With a brow lift, an incision is made at the hairline and the skin and underlying muscle tissue are smoothed and lifted to a more natural resting place. This procedure lifts dropping eyebrows as well, restoring them to their previous location thereby opening the eyes for a more alert appearance.
Will a Brow Lift Affect my Hairline?
Contrary to what you might have heard, a brow lift will not raise your hairline. Incisions for a brow lift are placed at the hairline, allowing it to remain perfectly intact following your brow lift procedure.
Will there be Visible Scarring with a Brow Lift?
Whenever you undergo a surgical procedure, there will always be scars. The talented surgical team at Associates in Plastic Surgery are particularly versed in how to place incisions so they will provide minimal scarring once they have healed completely. It is important that you use sunscreen on your face and especially on your scars following your brow lift procedure to allow them to fade over time.
At Associates in Plastic Surgery, we pride ourselves in providing you with surgical procedures that end in optimal results. In the hands of our skilled plastic surgeons, a brow lift will give you the subtle yet dramatic results you seek. Our New Jersey offices are designed with your comfort and luxury in mind. Contact us to schedule a complementary consultation to learn about the dramatic results a brow lift could provide to you. A smoother, more youthful face can be yours.
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