One of the most popular and effective aesthetic surgery procedures is forehead lift (or brow lift). This operation allows restoring youthful appearance and refreshing general face condition. Forehead lift procedure provides correcting of drooping brows and improving such facial skin problems as horizontal (static) lines and furrows. Imaginary angriness, sadness and tired appearance that accomplish all aforesaid problems encourage a lot of clients to exactly this operation. And 90% of procedures satisfy expectations and often even exceed them.
The mechanism of forehead lift procedure is following: the cosmetic surgeon removes or alters some muscles and tissues that are the reasons of furrow and drooping problems. The surgeon has to remove muscles and skin very carefully not to injury juxtaposition nerves. The result is smooth forehead and raised eyebrows with minimum frown lines.
The best variant of forehead lift procedure used by the majority of leading surgeons all over the world is conventional method - the incision is made just behind the hairline or procedure is performed using the endoscope. Endoscopic forehead lift procedure guarantees minimum incisions.
It is strongly recommended to pass through the detailed consultation with the experienced surgeon and discuss such items as procedure and anesthesia type (sometimes it is general anesthesia, more often it is local infiltration anesthesia), 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.
The skin problems that are usually solved during the forehead lift procedure are common for both men and women in the age of 40-60 years old. Nevertheless, in the case of furrows and frown lines caused by stresses, steady muscle activities or individual inherited skin problems the operation can be performed earlier.
One of the procedure advantages is its easy and effective possible combining with a great deal of cosmetic surgeries (for example, face lift procedure or blepharoplasty) tat lead to miraculous result.
But as any surgery itself forehead lift procedure keeps as well some risks and uncertainty although they are rather rare.
The list of possible risks includes:
- injury of nerves that control brow movement (as a result loss of brow rising ability);
- broad scars formation;
- loss of hair and sensation in the scar edges;
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.
No matter the surgery method but almost all patients are more than satisfied with forehead lift procedure.