The problem of inevitable aging that influences human's appearance much disturbed milliards and milliards of our ancestors. But it is not partly a problem of the 21st century. Modern high level technologies and steady research works provide real miracles in aesthetic surgery. One of these wonders is forehead lift procedure that is aimed to forehead skin improving. This operation popularity is easy to be explained as brows and forehead skin condition is perfect indication of the age. Not only natural aging but also such factors as sun exposure, wind, gravity, bad habits (smoking, not proper sleeping position) cause forehead skin damage effects, wrinkles emergence and eyebrow heaviness growth. Forehead skin cells lose their elasticity and natural collagen ingredients. Tired, sad and angry appearance not always correspond to the reality.
Today cosmetic plastic surgery is effective solution for all these misfortunes. But it works only in the case of patients close following of all surgeon's recommendations and instructions. The forehead lift procedure is not an exception.
It is strongly recommended to pass through the detailed consultation with the experienced surgeon and discuss such items as procedure and anesthesia type, the process of operation preparing and forehead procedure aftercare. But in any case the physician cannot give 100% clear prognosis as human anatomy is very individual and abrupt.
During the procedure the cosmetic surgeon removes or alters the certain muscles, correct sagging of forehead skin and removes excess wrinkling skin, tightens loose forehead skin and modifies drooping brows, removes visible signs of aging. Removed muscles will be a set of muscles causing vertical lines between brows and horizontal forehead lines. The common age of forehead lift procedure patients is ranged between 40 and 65 years old.
All forehead procedures can be ranged depending on instruments type (classical or endoscopic forehead procedure), type of anesthesia (local or general anesthesia) and incision types (performed in hairline, behind it, above the brow or mid-forehead).
After skin condition valuation the surgeon can recommend a variant of possible forehead lift procedure for the best result. During this stage it is also discussed the process of procedure preparing and after surgery care that are not less important. The process of forehead lift procedure preparing should be started with the evaluation of patient's facial skin and underlying bones, previewing and judging possible problems. If the patient decided to step the procedure he/she should closely follow all surgery's recommendations and instructions (usually they are some guidelines on proper diets, smoking prohibition, avoiding certain medicines). It is preferable to grow the hair to hide scars during the healing process.
After surgery care will depend on chosen foreheads procedure type: classical or endoscopic one. But numbness and temporal discomfort in the area of operation performance are common for any type.