Because the lines that gradually form on your forehead with every smile, scowl and session of deep thought are a sign of advancing age, a brow lift lowers your age very effectively. In the old days, a brow lift was performed by making an incision near the hairline and literally lifting the brow, pulling all the skin straight up. This resulted in an unnatural, Uncanny Valley look. A good facial plastic surgeon wouldn’t do things this way now.
Instead, the modern brow lift lowers your age by reversing the migration pattern of your skin. As you age, the skin on your forehead not only moves downward, it is drawn into the center of your forehead. The surgeon inserts device with a tiny light and tiny camera, called an endoscope, through an incision in your skin. This lets him or her study the attachments of skin and muscle to the forehead bone and decide what needs to be lifted and moved where.
A brow lift lowers your age not just in the forehead, but sometimes in the eyes as well. If the skin of the forehead has sagged into the eyelid area, a brow lift corrects this, not only making the eyes look younger and more wide-awake but sometimes taking care of vision obstruction due to difficulty in opening the eyes all the way.
Charlotte’s most experienced facial plastic surgeon
The best person to go to for a brow lift in Charlotte NC 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 nothing but facial plastic surgery and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, including everything from port wine stain treatments to laser tattoo removal. He was one of the first doctors in the United States to perform endoscopic brow lift surgery. If you live in or near Charlotte NC and you want to find out how a brow lift lowers your age, call his office today or request an online consultation for a discount on the consultation fee.