With age, skin along the forehead begins to droop and sag, forming deep wrinkles and causing a person to appear aged and constantly sad or drowsy. The brow lift, or forehead lift, is a facial plastic surgery that works to improve the appearance of visible signs of aging above the eyes for a younger, refreshed look.
Who Can Benefit From A Brow Lift in New York?
Most brow lift patients are between the ages of 40 and 60, and are looking to improve the appearance of sagging skin, lines, and wrinkles. A brow lift can also be used to treat inherited conditions such as a heavy or low brow, or deep forehead furrows.
As we are all aware, aging does not occur in just one area of the face. When considering a brow lift in New York, patients may also choose to combine it with other facial surgeries such as a:
By combining facial surgeries, New York Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Fugo can treat signs of aging in multiple areas of the face at once. Performing these procedures together is entirely safe and does not increase risk of complications.
Brow Lift Surgery With Dr. Fugo
You will be placed under local or general anesthesia for the duration of your procedure. Dr. Fugo will make 2 small incisions just inside your hairline. Carefully lifting the skin, Dr. Fugo will remove excess tissue and resuspend the remaining tissue and muscles. Incisions are then closed using dissolving sutures.
What To Expect After Your Brow Lift
The brow lift consists of a recovery period lasting seven to 10 days. Your scars will continue to fade over time and can be hidden underneath your hair. Once healing is complete, patients often feel more confident with their appearance and look years younger.
To learn more about the brow lift procedure, click here to schedule a consultation with New Windsor board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Fugo.