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The Brow Lift Procedure

The decision to have surgery is personal, and you’ll have to decide if it will achieve your goals and if the potential risks of brow lift surgery are acceptable. The results of brow surgery are often immediately visible but will continue to improve over a few months. Surgical incisions are carefully placed to hide or camouflage wounds during healing.

The procedure is performed in an outpatient surgery center. Medication and anesthesia will keep you comfortable during the procedure. Tissue and muscle beneath the skin is adjusted to smooth creases and furrows in the forehead and lift sagging above the upper eyelids.

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Brow Lift Recovery

Initial wound healing may take 10 to 14 days. Sutures will be removed and you should be able to return to normal activities at that time. Healing will continue for several weeks as swelling diminishes and incision lines fade.

Brow lift surgery is usually considered a cosmetic procedure and not covered by medical insurance, unless the brows are so low that they obstruct vision. We offer a variety of affordable financing options to qualified applicants, including 24 months interest-free or low monthly payments to fit your budget.

Brow Lift Surgery Risks

  •         Anesthesia risks
  •         Bleeding
  •         Loss of hair around the incisions
  •         Elevated hairline
  •         Eye irritation or dryness
  •         Facial asymmetry
  •         Facial nerve injury with weakness or paralysis
  •         Fluid accumulation
  •         Infection
  •         Numbness, itching, and changes in skin sensation
  •         Pain, which may persist
  •         Poor wound healing
  •         Possibility of revision surgery
  •         Skin discoloration and swelling
  •         Skin loss
  •         Unfavorable scarring
  •         Rare risk of blood clots

These risks and others will be fully discussed prior to your consent. It’s important that you address all your questions directly with your surgeon.

Contact Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute

Interested in learning if you are a candidate for a brow lift? Call us at 858-455-6800 or click here to schedule an evaluation. We’re looking forward to helping you rejuvenate your appearance.

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