Brow lifts are used to raise heavier brows, open up the eye area and get rid of frown lines, aka corrugators or “the elevens,” between your brows. This surgery is often performed in combination with face and eyelid lift procedures to help create longer lasting results and a more refreshed, youthful appearance. What’s more, you can trust Dr. Rodgers to always strive for a remarkably natural look.
There are several kinds of brow lifts, and Dr. Rodgers is skilled in them all. Dr. Rodgers will recommend which type of lift would create the best results depending on the height of your forehead and the amount of your brow droop. For women with more minimal droop and lower foreheads, an endoscopic brow lift is a fantastic choice. For this procedure, all the incisions are in the hairline—that means no visible scarring—and Dr. Rodgers will use bioabsorbable little clips called endotines to secure the changes in place.
For those who need a more intense correction or who have higher foreheads, a coronal brow lift may be required. This type of lift is more extensive and may cause a bit more scarring, though Dr. Rodgers years of experience with all types of facial and body-shaping procedures helps her achieve the most minimal scarring possible.
At a Glance
|Procedure||Outpatient surgery typically takes 2–4 hours with the patient undergoing general anesthesia.|
|Benefits||Reduced heaviness and wrinkles in the forehead. Opens the eyes without creating the “deer in the headlights” look.|
|Recovery time||Similar to other facial procedures, healing typically takes 2–5 weeks barring any complications.|
|Potential risks||Infection; bleeding; loss of feeling on the forehead; scarring; hair loss; potential inability to raise the eyebrows.|
|Tips||Patients should avoid hair coloring for at least 6 weeks after surgery to ensure proper healing.|
As with all surgeries, there are certain risks involved. That’s why Dr. Rodgers will be sure to discuss your procedure in detail—describing the realistic potential results and any possible risks—during your initial consultation. Dr. Rodgers performs all surgeries in the safety of a hospital and hand selects board-certified anesthesiologists to provide the best possible care.