Cosmetic Surgery

Forehead Lift Surgery

Forehead lift surgery, also known as brow lift surgery, is implementing in order to improve a more adolescent and renovate presence of the forehead area. The aim of this surgery is to equitable the shape of the eyebrows and disqualify the furrows or wrinkles of the forehead. Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) can also be done along with Forehead lift surgery, when the patient has advanced excess skin in the upper eyelids.

What is Forehead Lift Surgery?

A forehead lift is a cosmetic surgery proceeding used to heighten the location of the eyebrows and forehead. This strategy is mainly achieved to improve the extraneous presence of the face. It works on developing the upper one third part of the face, in order to give it a more adolescent look. People in the age group of between 40-60 opts more for forehead lift surgery to decrease the signs of ageing. However, this surgery is constructive for people of young age or middle age who have advanced frown lines which can be a conclusion of some pressure or any other muscle enterprise.

Types of Forehead Lifts

Open Forehead Surgery

Endoscopic Forehead Surgery

Procedure for Forehead Lift

The two procedures are performed under general anesthesia. The procedure usually takes up to two hours.

Open Forehead Surgery: During this surgery, the first laceration is made either in the crease or on the hairline. Coronal incision is the most generally used and the incision is made at the back of the hairline. The pretrichial incision is that type where the middle part of the incision is straight on the hairline. The last type of incision is very frequently used and the incision is made in the center of the forehead. This type of incision is very common in male patients who have developed thoughtful forehead creases.

Endoscopic Forehead Surgery: During this surgery, a number of laceration are made either at the back of the hairline or consecutive away in the scalp. For operating this surgery, the hair is tied together at the back where the incisions are made. Then the specialist places an endoscope (metal tube) with a camera to consider the whole surgery on TV and is done preceding to remove any surplus skin or tissue.

Both the proceeding involved in the discharge of fatty tissue and forehead muscles. After this all the rest surplus skin is cut and muscles are further narrow. Now the surgeon will lift the brow so as to fix it in a appropriate place and the rest skin is equalize. Thread lift or suture performance can also be used to perform the forehead lift surgery.

Who should consider Forehead Lift?

Deep horizontal creases across the forehead

Frown lines, or furrows, between the eyebrows and above the nose

Sagging or low position of the eyebrows, creating a tired or sad appearance

Forehead Lift Recovery

The patient is appropriate to stay in the hospital for up to 10 days and stitches will be removed between 5-10 days after the surgery. The patient should not go for accurate exercises. To recover from the post surgery swelling, the altitude of the head is very helpful. Smoking can preclude the healing measure.

Non-Invasive Alternatives to a Forehead Lift

Soft Tissue Fillers: The needles made up of filler component are categorically used to even out the skin by reducing wrinkles. The injections of botulinum help in minimizing the frowning lines by paralyzing all the facial muscles. Collagen and fat are two most used materials.

Botulinum Toxin: It is a type of compound which is achieve by the growing cells and the spores of the creature which causes Clostridium Botulinum. It is very efficient in reducing frown wrinkles.

Both soft tissue and botulinum toxin injections are very effective but also a provisional different to forehead lift surgery.

Cost Forehead Lift

India’s medical tourism contribute very good cooperation to international patients for their low cost and safe surgical treatments in India. The cost of forehead lift/ brow lift is very less compared to the cost in away corrective centers. Low cost treatment in India does not influence the quality standard of the treatment, as India has the best medical facilities in the world.

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