A Brow Lift, also known as a forehead lift or browplasty, is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to elevate a drooping eyebrow that may obstruct vision and/or to remove the deep "worry" lines that run across the forehead.Browlifts can revitalize drooping or lined foreheads, helping you to look less angry, sad or tired.
Browlift is performed under general or intravenous anesthesia, and is often a part of several rejuvenating procedures performed in one operating day. Dr. Ovchinsky commonly combines browlift with eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) to maximize improvement around the eye area. With the use of endoscopic technique, Dr. Ovchinsky will make several small incisions within the hairline, and will use a scope to help free up the forehead skin and the brows. Dr. Ovchinsky will then lift up the brows and forehead to a higher, more youthful level and will secure them using sutures or a special anchoring device (Endotine).
What's great about the endoscopic forehead lift technique is that it doesn't require an incision all the way across the forehead and scalp; thus, the hair is preserved, which is an important consideration for most patients. For about one week after surgery there may be some swelling and bruising. Pain and discomfort are usually minimal.
So, if your face has a droopy, exhausted look because of deep wrinkles between your brows or sagging eyebrows or forehead, you can probably benefit from browlift, which can make a major difference in your appearance.