Forehead lift is an operation applied to patients who have wrinkles and sagging formed on their foreheads. The operation causes dramatic improvement on sagging and changes the facial expression.
In the majority of patients age results in eyebrow ptosis, so brow lift can be applied during same session. All tissues and muscles are displayed through entering the scalp from incisions with endoscope. Muscles supporting forehead skin and eyebrows are released with a special device. Forehead is stretched, eyebrows lifted and hung to scalp bones with ropes.
- First examination should be done carefully by your doctor.
- Your skin and muscles should be carefully evaluated and your wishes considered.
- You should give accurate information about your patient story to your doctor.
- Your anamnesis about drug allergies, medications used, the previous operation story should be determined.
The operation lasts 1-3 hours.
Side effects and risks:
Temporary cyanosis and swelling can be observed.
A patient can turn back to work after 7-10 days. Overwhelming activities are not recommended during 2-3 weeks. Exposure to sun after – 2-3 months.
Procedure and anesthesia
Sedation + local anesthesia and general anesthesia.
With time changes in appearence will be visible.