Forehead Lift, or brow lift, is one of the most common facial plastic surgery procedures. As a highly experienced plastic surgeon in facial rejuvenation, people undergo a forehead lift with Dr. Schulman for several reasons, including:
- Reduce or eliminate wrinkles on the forehead and between the eye brows
- Improve eye brow sagging
- Eliminate eye brow hooding over the upper eye lids
- Eliminate a worried, tired or angered appearance
- Restore youthfulness to the forehead and brow area
- Reduce the appearance of a “long” forehead
- Lower the front hairline
Dr. Schulman performs the forehead lift meticulously to relieve muscle contractions that cause wrinkles on the forehead and between the brows. He uses the most advanced surgical techniques to ensure an successful result with hidden incisions and minimal recovery time. Dr. Schulman will also discuss other procedures commonly performed with a forehead lift, such as facelift and eyelid surgery.
During consultation with Dr. Schulman, your will learn about the various techniques used in the forehead lift procedure, including hairline incisions and endoscopic surgery. You will learn about anesthesia choices, facilities choices and the typical recovery period.
Forehead Lift Surgery
During forehead lift surgery, Dr. Schulman well hidden incisions will be made in a variety of locations depending on the specific technique chosen. In the endoscopic technique, a small camera will be inserted through small incisions behind the hairline to weaken forehead muscles. He then will lift the eyebrow and forehead and secure it into this youthful position. In the coronal approach, he will treat the forehead similarly without the use of the endoscope. This technique allows for removal of significant excess skin. If a hairline incision is used, Dr. Schulman has the added ability to reduce the appearance of a long forehead and lower a receding hairline.
During recovery, Dr. Schulman will see you to guide you through the process. Most people return to work within a week. The results are fully apparent when swelling subsides and the improvement will commonly last upwards of ten to fifteen years.
The improvement in the appearance of the forehead and eyebrows results in a more youthful appearance to the entire face. You will look younger and more rested.
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