Looking younger with a Christmas brow lift

A brow lift is a present you may want to ask for for Christmas. (Note: ask for. Offering any sort of plastic surgery to someone who hasn’t asked is likely to be taken the wrong way.) No matter how young or attractive you look in other respects, frown or scowl lines on your foreheadwill give you an old, stern and generally unpleasant aspect. Why not get a new look by the time spring begins?

Charlotte, NC surgeons have gotten much better at performing brow lifts.The procedure used to mean cutting away a slice of the scalp and lifting the rest straight up, which gave it a reputation for creating an unnatural look of permanent surprise. Today, however, surgeons have a better understanding of how the skin on the forehead ages and how to reverse the process. It generally migrates to the center as well as down

A brow lift not only makes the brow look younger, but often the eyes, by raising the skin of the upper eyelids. It may be performed alongside other procedures to reduce wrinkles, such as BOTOX or filler injections.

Endoscopic brow lifts

To perform an endoscopic brow lift, a surgeon makes an incision in the forehead and inserts a device called an endoscope with a tiny light and tiny camera. He or she looks around and studies the attachment of skin and muscle to the bone of the forehead. This information is essential for developing a plan for the surgery.

After the surgery, you’ll probably have to spend one to two days on pain medication. The swelling and bruising should subside in about two weeks.

The lift you might need

There are several different types of brow lift that your surgeon might recommend for you. Which one you need depends on where the skin is sagging most.A surgeon will choose a lateral brow lift if the skin around the temples is sagging more than the skin in the center.An asymmetric brow lift is used when the skin sags more on one side than on another. A full brow lift and a three-quarter brow lift are used in slightly different cases when every part of the forehead needs to be lifted.

Charlotte’s most experienced facial plastic surgeon

The best person to go to in order to get a brow lift in Charlotte is Dr. Sean Freeman. He has been certified by two different surgery boards, the American Board of Otolaryngology (head and neck surgery) and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Since 1988 he has done only facial plastic surgery and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures. He was one of the first doctors in the United States to perform endoscopic brow lift surgery. If you have brow lift questions, contact his office or request an online consultation so you can take advantage of the discount on the consultation fee.