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Intro To forehead lift

Intro To forehead lift

Having “frown lines” and wrinkles on your forehead and between your eyes can make you look older, angry, and exhausted without reason! Hence, people may consider you unapproachable and avoid speaking to you! Let’s represent to you the ultimate solution to all these problems: forehead lift. A forehead lift (also called a brow lift, browplasty, or forehead rejuvenation) is a surgical procedure that tightens drooping forehead skin and eyebrows, improves the look of wrinkles, and corrects the frown or “worry” lines between your eyebrows. There are different kinds of forehead lifts, including coronal or classic, endoscopic, and temporal forehead lifts. Your surgeon will choose the type that suits you best.

Benefits of forehead lift

A forehead lift can reduce forehead wrinkles, tighten loose skin, and correct drooping brows. Clearly, the number of benefits that you will receive from this surgery is high and that includes:

Benefits of forehead lift
  • 1Smooth forehead wrinkles, creases, and frown lines between your eyebrows.
  • 2Treat drooping eyebrows and reverse aging signs.
  • 3Get rid of excess skin and soften the horizontal brow lines.
  • 4Raise your self-confidence and get long-lasting results.
  • 5Open up your eyes and appear more alert or awake.
  • 6Change your overall facial appearance and feel rejuvenated.
  • 7Live the dream of being a celebrity and be like Bella Hadid and Madison Beer, who reportedly underwent this surgery before!

Candidates for forehead lift

You’ll start your treatment journey by choosing an experienced plastic surgeon who has the right credentials. During your first consultation, your surgeon may ask you about your goals, expectations, and medical history. In addition, they may undertake the following:

 Candidates for forehead lift
  • 1Examine your forehead and assess your overall health.
  • 2Tell you to perform certain facial expressions and movements to determine the locations of wrinkles and fine lines.
  • 3Take clinical photographs and discuss the results of the surgery.
  • 4Tell you to stop smoking and alcohol consummation for at least six weeks before your surgery.
  • 5Provide you with certain instructions on the medications you’re taking.
  • 6Make the right arrangement for the recovery phase after the surgery, such as asking someone to drive you home and assist you during that period.

Steps of forehead lift

A forehead lift is an outpatient procedure that takes anywhere from 45-25 minutes. Steps of the surgery include:

1. Anesthesia

1. Anesthesia

To spare you any unwanted pain, your surgeon can use general anesthesia or intravenous sedation.

2. Incisions Making

2. Incisions Making

Because there are many types of this surgery, the incision’s length and location differ widely. For example, your surgeon may choose to insert an endoscope through tiny incisions made in the hairline to adjust the muscle and tissue beneath the skin. Others may choose a completely different method.

3. Incision Closure

3. Incision Closure

Finally, your surgeon will close the incisions with sutures or skin adhesives. to prevent bleeding and swelling (edema), your surgeon may wrap the area with sterile padding and an elastic bandage.

Recovery After forehead lift

Your recovery phase after forehead lift may include the following:

Recovery After forehead lift
  • 1You can remove the bandages after 1-2 days following surgery, but the sutures will be removed in 1-2 weeks.
  • 2Expect to see bruising and swelling around your eyes and cheeks. Keep your head elevated for 2 to 3 days after surgery to manage these symptoms.
  • 3You may feel discomfort and mild pain, but you can manage these symptoms with medication.
  • 4You may feel numbness in your forehead and scalp, as well as itching or tingling. This occurs as the nerves regrow again and will disappear completely during the next six months.
  • 5Finally, you probably need 2 weeks to completely recover from the surgery, but you still need to avoid rigorous activities for much longer.

Risks of forehead lift

Although side effects are rare after a forehead lift, you better know them:

Risks of forehead lift
  • 1Visible scars
  • 2Difficulty moving the brows.
  • 3Hair loss around the incision site
  • 4Lack of sensation Around the incision
  • 5Infection or bleeding
  • 6Allergy symptoms
  • 7Itchy scalp

A forehead lift is most frequently performed on people between the ages of 40 and 60. However, it can also benefit people of all ages once they have developed frown lines. You’ll be a good candidate for this surgery if you’re: Complaining about drooping eyebrows and forehead wrinkles Having good health with no medical conditions. Having reasonable expectations and goals. Nonsmoker.

Sometimes, the surgery affects the position and shape of the eyebrows, depending on the method used and your personal preference.

The doctor who performs this type of surgery must have the following qualifications: 1 – A doctor specializing in plastic surgery or general surgery. 2 – He has enough experience to perform this type of surgery. 3- Able to deal with potential complications and manage them. 4- He works in a center or hospital that is fully equipped to deal with these surgeries. 5- You feel confident and comfortable when dealing with him.

1- Anesthesia-related complications. 2- Bleeding or infection. 3- Retraction of the front hairline. 4 – Edema due to fluid accumulation. 5- Hair loss around the incision. 6- Itching, pain, or numbness at the incision site. 7- Delayed wound healing. 8 – Apparent scarring.

Yes, the forehead lift surgery is simple compared to other cosmetic surgeries, and it does not require general anesthesia. In addition, endoscopy, if used, can indeed reduce side effects and complications associated with open surgery.

The results start to appear after about two weeks, and the final result appear after about two months from the date of the surgery.

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