Gravity and the movement of facial muscles work together to cause a sagging forehead and brows. You can restore a smoother, more alert appearance with a brow lift. This minimally invasive procedure lifts your eyebrows and forehead area, so you regain your youthful, bright-eyed look.
What is a Brow Lift?
A brow lift addresses age-related changes in the upper part of the face. A facelift focuses on the lower part of the face, but the brow area is a significant concern for many people. Drooping brows can make you look weary and older than you are, and skin laxity makes expression lines look deeper. Your forehead skin may sag enough that your eyebrows block part of your vision. A brow lift tightens the skin of the forehead to lift the brows and give you a refreshed look.
A brow lift does more than just raise sagging eyebrows. It can dramatically improve your appearance and boost your confidence. Benefits may include:
A less tired look
Tightening of sagging skin that may obscure vision
Smoothing of forehead wrinkles
Decreased need for Botox treatment of forehead wrinkles
Reduced excess skin in the upper eyelids
How is an Endoscopic Brow Lift Performed?
Dr. Langdon performs an endoscopic brow lift. This procedure requires only tiny incisions hidden in the hairline, while a traditional brow lift might need a large incision with hair loss and potential numbness of your scalp. An endoscope is a tiny camera that allows a surgeon to visualize their work area without making large incisions, making an endoscopic brow lift a minimally invasive procedure.
If you have sagging eyebrows and forehead wrinkles, a brow lift can help. However, some people are more bothered by drooping and wrinkling of the eyelids. An eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) can brighten the eyes and correct undereye puffiness. Some people with significant drooping in the eye area have a brow lift and eyelid lift simultaneously.
How Much Does a Brow Lift Cost?
The expense of a brow lift will vary based on several factors:
Your provider’s pricing
The type of procedure
Other fees and expenses
The average cost of a brow lift is about $3900. This will not include anesthesia and other expenses like medication.
What is Recovery Like From a Brow Lift?
You can expect some bruising, swelling, and soreness after the procedure. This will start to fade after a few days and should largely resolve within seven to ten days. Most people can return to work within a week, but let Dr. Langdon know if your job involves strenuous physical activity.
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If you have further questions about brow lifts, we encourage you to schedule a consultation at The Langdon Center in Guilford, CT. Call us at 203-453-8625 or fill out our convenient online contact form.