An overview of Browlifts
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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