What is a brow lift?
The effects of aging are the primary reasons why patients choose to undergo cosmetic surgery. In Miami, fine lines and wrinkles on the brow region have prompted patients to undergo a brow lift surgery in order to improve the position of the eyebrows that have fallen or started to sag over time. The techniques used for a brow lift in Miami include a temporal brow lift or a lateral brow lift that is able to raise the position of the brows from the temples or the sides of the forehead. Another technique being employed by Dr. Alan Serure is an endoscopic brow lift procedure that makes use of a small camera inserted through small incisions to assist in lifting the central route area for a more relaxed and natural looking correction. For a brow lift procedure in Miami, patients often go for incisions that are purposely concealed within the hairline so that scarring is not visible in plain sight after the surgery. This is a minimally invasive procedure that is typically done on an outpatient basis under local or general anesthesia.
What are the advantages of a brow lift procedure in Miami?
Constant repetition of facial expressions will eventually lead to information of wrinkles and lines, especially on the forehead region where the muscles are always being used to change the patient’s facial expressions. A brow lift is necessary to reduce the appearance of the creases that develop in the forehead, in between the eyes or eyebrows, or high up on the bridge of the patients knows. Getting a brow lift drastically improves the patients overall appearance by giving the patient smoother and younger looking face. In addition to this, repositioning a sagging for a little riding brow that’s the eyelids from drooping or hooding the eyes, normally contributing to an aged and tired appearance, consequently livening up the patient’s facial features and making them more youthful and alert. Hey brow lift may also be carried out in conjunction with other cosmetic procedures for a more optimal result.
Who could be candidates for a brow lift?
Brow lifts in Miami are generally individualized treatments that require a different approach for each patient. If you are a patient that is in good physical condition, does not smoke, and has a broader understanding of the cosmetic field and realistic goals that it can provide, then you could be qualified for a brow lift procedure.
Are there any risks to a brow lift?
Because a brow lift procedure is a surgical method used to correct a physical trait, it naturally comes with some side effects that must be discussed with the patient in detail prior to the procedure. Some of the risks associated with a brow lift include scarring after the surgery, infection brought about by unsatisfactory healing of the wounds, some hair loss at the site of incisions that may be corrected after recovery, blood clots, raised hairline, change in skin sensation at the surgical site, irritation, itching during wound healing, pain or discomfort, swelling, redness, bruising, or patches of skin discoloration. In more severe cases, when the surgery does not go as intended, there is a possibility of the patient undergoing revision surgery to fix discrepancies.
What happens during a brow lift procedure?
Prior to the surgery sedation will be given with either general anesthesia or intravenous sedation, depending on patients preference and on the doctor’s recommendation.
- A temporal brow lift, or a lateral brow lift, is performed by making incisions on the temporal area to gently lift the outer or lateral sections of the eyebrows to give the patient a look that appears to be more natural than what is achieved with other, more drastic procedures.
- An endoscopic brow lift is carried out by making small incisions in the patient’s scalp and at the temporal area where an endoscope will be fitted through to assist doctors in lifting the brow region from inside the underlying muscles and tissues. This method may require additional incisions on the natural crease of the upper eyelid to address the frown lines that developed in between the eyebrows or on the bridge of the patient’s nose.
- A coronal brow lift is used to specifically raise precise areas of the brow that require correction. For this technique, an incision is made from one ear to the other so the forehead can be lifted and excess skin trimmed from the scalp area.
Brow Lift can be combined with fillers such as Restylane® Perlane® Juvederm® Juvederm Ultra® Radesse®, as well as Botox® and Dysport® to raise the brows and remove wrinkles in the forehead.