Forehead Lift

The aging process and signs are first visible in the forehead area. The forehead skin instigates to lose its elasticity and develops frown lines, wrinkles and heaviness of the eyebrows. It gives a tired, angry, or sad appearance. Forehead lift is a procedure to lift the forehead skin and to remove wrinkles and fine lines and to rejuvenate the aesthetic appearance. A forehead lift is a procedure to remove sagging skin on the forehead, eyebrows, and upper eyelids.

Different methods are used to perform the forehead lift surgery based on the extent of façade of the wrinkles and fine lines in the forehead. The difference in the surgery method consists of the placement of incision. All the methods raise and smooth the forehead and improve the facial balance and harmony.

Forehead lift procedure

During the forehead lift procedure, the muscles and skin that cause signs of aging are removed or changed including baggy eyebrows, forehead furrows, and frown lines. The aesthetic surgeon initiates the procedure by administering a dose of local anesthesia and is an outpatient procedure. The procedure is performed in a classic method or endoscopic method.

Before the procedure, the hair in the forehead line is trimmed. An incision is made at the ear level across the top of the forehead. Excess tissues and skin are removed and the incisions are closed.

Endoscopic Forehead Lift

During an endoscopic forehead lift, few small incisions are made in the scalp. An endoscope is inserted through the incision to view the visual map of the forehead. After the investigation, more surgical tools are inserted through the incisions to lift the skin and to remove excess fat, muscle, or skin on the forehead and eyebrows. Additional support using temporary screws or sutures are fastened to hold the altered skin or muscle in position. The incision is stitched and closed.

After the surgery, medications and instructions are provided to minimize the pain and discomfort after the surgery. Endoscopic forehead lift surgery is minimal invasive and has less scarring and faster recovery period. Applying ice packs and resting the head in an elevated position will ease the discomfort.

The forehead lift surgery takes around one hour to complete. The procedure can be performed individually or in combination with other facial traits lifting procedures including eyebrow lifting or nose reshaping to improve the overall aesthetic appearance. The endoscopic surgery of the forehead provides lots of options from a simple procedure for fixing sagging eyebrows to complex procedures for lifting and smoothing the entire forehead area.

At Anew advanced aesthetic day care centre, we offer the best and latest techniques of forehead lift from well qualified and experienced aesthetic specialists to evaluate and select the best treatment choice based on the individual patient’s condition. To know more about forehead lift and treatment cost book an appointment now.

Authored By Dr. K Prem Anand - Facio Maxillary & Aesthetic Surgeon, Bangalore