The browlift or forehead lift is a cosmetic procedure that is normally performed with facial rejuvenation objectives.
|Procedure:||Raise the position of the eyebrow and make the eyes look more open. Can be done using short scars (endoscopic) or traditional (coronal). Other variants possible (direct, temporal, hairline).|
|Length:||1 to 2 hours.|
|Anesthesia:||Local with sedation, or general.|
|Side Effects:||Temporary swelling, numbness, headaches, bruising. Traditional method: Possible itching and hair loss.|
|Risks:||Injury to facial nerve, causing loss of motion, muscle weakness, or asymmetrical look. Infection. Broad or excessive scarring.|
|Recovery:||Back to work: 7-10 days, usually sooner for endoscopic forehead lift. More strenuous activity: several weeks. Full recovery from bruising: 2 to 3 weeks. Limit sun exposure for several months.|
|Duration:||Usually 5 to 10 years.|