One of the main characteristics of face aging, as presented by face measurements analyses, is laxity of the frontalis muscle with evident formation of wrinkles and a change in the arrow or ptosis of the brows. This particular procedure is performed with the use of a special fibre-optic endoscope that allows us to make truly invisible incisions on the head’s hair system to stretch and lift the frontalis muscle achieving a more relaxed forehead with much fewer wrinkles. The results are obvious from the very first moment while post-operative oedema subsides within 3-5 days. No hospitalisation is necessary while the procedure may be performed under both general anaesthesia and sedation.
What is the recovery time after surgery?
With modern atraumatic techniques, surgery takes place under local anaesthesia and the patient may resume daily activities without dealing with obvious ecchymosis and swelling.
Is the procedure painful?
The particular procedure is almost painless for the patient both during and after surgery.
Is it safe for a smoker to undergo this particular surgical procedure?
Fully refraining from smoking for at least 3-4 weeks is a prerequisite for submitting a smoker to this particular surgical procedure.
How long will the brow lift result last?
ΑThe result lasts 5 to 10 years depending on the technique to be followed (endoscopic or open approach) and the particular characteristics of the patient.
Is hospitalisation necessary?
Usually the patient is only required to remain at the hospital for a few hours after surgery unless the doctor deems otherwise depending on the case.
When is the result of this surgical procedure considered satisfactory?
The aesthetic result of this particular procedure is considered satisfactory, when it appears so natural that one is unable to tell of the plastic surgeon’s intervention. An experienced doctor will always keep a gallery that will demonstrate the quality of his work.