Drs. Dale Meyer & Edward Wladis
Procedures

Browlift - Overview

A forehead lift, may also be called a browlift or browplasty, is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to lift a drooping eyebrow that might obstruct vision and/or to remove the deep worry lines that run across the forehead and might portray to others anger, sternness, hostility, fatigue or other unintended emotions

Why does the brow droop?

  • Eyebrow ptosis is a result of gravitational and involutional changes that result in eyebrows that rest lower than their normal position.
  • Other causes of brow ptosis include facial palsy, tumors, and asymmetry.
  • Patients might present complaining of difficulty with vision because of Aging: The effects of aging lead the brow and forehead to fall due to the skin's loss of elasticity.Environmental: Sun, wind, and the pull of gravity all affect the face; Frown lines and wrinkles might develop across the forehead
    1. secondary dermatochalasis
    2. irritation of the eyes from lash ptosis (again caused by secondary dermatochalasis), or
    3. cosmetic concerns.

What happens as the brow drops?

  • Your expression might not reflect how you actually feel, you might appear tired or angry
  • As a result, numerous people have opted for a procedure known as the forehead lift.
  • Based on variations in how men and women age and on new advances in medical technology, different methods are used to perform this procedure.

Indications for Brow lift

  • Sagging forehead; brows which hang low and close to the eyes
  • Deep vertical furrows between the brows

Forehead lifts are an option if you have a sagging brow or deep furrows between the eyes.Should you consider a brow lift?

  • To predict the outcome, use your hands above your brows and on the edges of your eyes and lift the skin upwards while looking in a mirror.

Note the following:

  • The distance from the central brow-to-upper eyelid is very small (brow-upper-lid, BUL)
  • The opening of the eye (palpebral fissure) is very small (excess skin)

it usually done between age forty and sixty-five, although it might be necessary at an earlier age.When is the best age to consider this surgery?

Good health and realistic expectations are prerequisites.

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