An overview of Browlifts

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Procedure: Minimizes forehead creases, drooping eyebrows, hooding over eyes, furrowed forehead and frown lines by removing excess tissue, altering the muscles and tightening the forehead skin.

Length: 1 to 2 hours.

Anesthesia: Local with sedation or general.

In/Outpatient: Usually outpatient.

Side Effects: Temporary swelling, numbness, headaches, bruising.

Risks: Injury to facial nerve, causing loss of motion, muscle weakness, or asymmetrical look. Infection. Broad or excessive scarring.


  • 7 to 10 days: Back to work
  • 2 to 3 weeks: Bruising disappears
  • 3 to 4 weeks: More strenuous activity
  • Sun exposure must be limited for several months

Duration of Results: 5 to 10 years.

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1 Comment

  1. D

    18th April 2011 at 12:06 AM

    I am interested in a brow lift. I would like a board certified doctor who does financing in the metropolitan area.

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