At AesthetiCare Cosmetic Surgery Institute in Orange Country, San Diego, and Riverside, your skilled surgeons can give you a refreshed and more youthful appearance with a forehead lift. With minimal scarring, forehead wrinkling and drooping excess skin above the brow will be eliminated. Constant use of the muscles in the forehead will directly result in muscle loss and an aged appearance. Also, a drooping forehead it can cause excessive skin in the upper eyelid area. This can cause you to look old and tired. With advancements in surgery there are now less invasive techniques to achieve a more rested and youthful appearance.. You will find the most accurate and knowledgeable information and advice, as it relates to your interest in enhancing your appearance with forehead lift surgery, throughout our website. Attention to detail in all areas of your surgical experience is of paramount importance to us. From your initial consultation, pre-operative preparation and surgical procedure, to your compressive aftercare, our physicians and staff place your safety and satisfaction ahead of everything else.
A forehead lift is a surgical procedure that can smooth the forehead, lift the eyebrows and minimize frown lines. Laughing and crying, smiling and frowning are all facial expressions that involve using your forehead. You can’t avoid it; your forehead is always moving and eventually it will take its toll on your skin. As we age, our forehead gradually sags, causing drooping eyebrows, forehead furrows and frown lines. A relatively easy surgical procedure, the forehead lift can smooth and minimize frown lines. You will look rested and more alert.
Your surgeon will make an incision in an inconspicuous area either at or behind your hairline extending across your forehead. The skin is separated from the underlying muscles. Excess skin and muscle are removed, the skin is pulled back and the incision is closed. Scarring is usually minimal and hidden along the hairline or in the hair.
After surgery you may experience some soreness and discomfort. This can be controlled with pain medication prescribed by your surgeon.
You will need to rest with your head elevated for two to three days. Bruising and swelling begins to fade in about a week. There may be some numbness and itching on the top of your scalp as the nerves heal. Some of your hair around the incision may fall out, but hair loss is rarely permanent.
A forehead lift can enhance your appearance, reduce or minimize creases and lines, and increase your self-confidence. Your friends won’t realize that you’ve had facial surgery unless you tell them.