Brow Lift Overview
Ideal Candidates for Brow Lift
During your consultation at Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery, we will listen to your goals and perform a physical examination to determine if you are suitable for a brow lift procedure. We will also evaluate your medical records before presenting you with a personalized plan.
The details of the plan will be discussed, and we will be happy to answer any questions. Instructions will be provided to prepare you for the procedure.
Facts About Brow Lift
45 to 65 years old.
Low eyebrows (brow ptosis) due to excess forehead tissue and/or a weak frontalis muscle.
Direct browlift, $1,750 Endoscopic browlift $5,500 to $6,000 *This is an estimation & prices may vary.
To improve the function and appearance of the eyes by moving the eyebrows to the appropriate level.
This is an outpatient surgery and does not require an overnight stay in the hospital.
You will be able to walk around, feed and bathe yourself. Depending on your pain medication requirements, you may not be able to drive or care for others.
You may shower immediately following surgery, being careful to keep your head dry. You may wash your hair 48 hours after surgery.
One week for light exercise. Three weeks for regular exercise.
Risks & Complications
Scar alopecia, asymmetry, bleeding, infection, prolonged swelling, need for revision, numbness, complications related to anesthesia.
In some cases, brow lifts can be performed in the office under local anesthesia. They can also be done at a surgery center under general anesthesia. Surgery Center or Hospital
Your surgeon may want to administer BOTOX prior to a browlift to temporarily paralyze brow muscles that will place tension on the incision after surgery. Paralyzing these muscles during the healing period may improve the final appearance of scars.
Local anesthesia if done in the office or general anesthesia if done in an outpatient surgery center.
After a brow lift you will want to sleep with your head elevated above your heart for a few days to help reduce the swelling.
Walking After Surgery
You are encouraged to walk around the house as much as possible to help reduce the risk of DVT and thromboembolism.
Wait one week because you don’t want to increase your blood pressure during the early healing period.
Usually greatest around three days after surgery from which time it starts to subside. Some patients remain a little swollen for two months.
If present, it usually subsides by two weeks.
A brow lift procedure usually lasts between one and three hours depending on the surgical plan. Anesthesia will be administered to prepare the patient for the procedure. Incisions will be created once the anesthesia has taken effect. Skin and muscle tissues will be altered or removed depending on the plan.
The incisions will be closed using medical stitches, clips, or surgical tape. A bandage will be applied to complete the procedure. Drains may be inserted to deal with fluid buildup.
Forehead Lift Recovery Period
The patient can go home right after the brow lift procedure. Recovery instructions will be given to the patient to aid the healing process and prevent complications.
Minor bruising and swelling may be experienced for the first few days of recovery. Physical activities will not be allowed for a few weeks. Exposure to the sun and heat will also be prohibited for several months.
Most patients can see the full brow lift results after three months. The results will last around five to twelve years.
Set Up an Appointment
If you are interested in a brow lift in Pensacola, visit Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery. Contact us today to book your appointment!
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At Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery, we understand that the selection of a plastic surgeon is an extremely important decision for any prospective patient. We believe communication, education and individualized patient care are the foundation for creating a strong and trusting patient-physician relationship. Our entire staff is absolutely committed to providing compassionate, personalized, individual attention before, during, and after surgery. We work together to deliver the best possible aesthetic outcomes in a setting that embodies the standards and lifestyle you seek.
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