Laughing, frowning, concentrating, surprise—all of these facial expressions can begin to form lines and wrinkles on your forehead over time. Deep wrinkles, vertical frown lines and droopy eyebrows can give your face an unintended sad or angry look. The forehead lift, or brow lift in Boston, reduces these imperfections to provide a younger, friendlier look. The eye area is opened up to appear refreshed and vibrant.
The brow lift in Boston is indicated for treatment of age-related imperfections that appear on the upper third of the face, including:
Many of the same indications for Botox are treatable with a brow lift, except the latter offers a long-term solution. If you're considering a brow lift, consult with a board certified plastic surgeon to determine if the procedure will meet your cosmetic goals.
A brow lift can often be carried out using the endoscopic technique. Dr. Howrigan makes small incisions hidden within the hairline. The skin is smoothed, the brows are repositioned for a more youthful look and the muscles that cause frown lines are weakened.
Surgery requires approximately 1-2 hours, usually under local anesthesia with intravenous sedation.
Most patients return to their normal routine after about 7-10 days. During recovery, you will need to follow Dr. Howrigan's post-op instructions and return for follow-up appointments as directed.
Contact our Boston area plastic surgery office to learn more about the brow lift in Boston and the endoscopic brow lift with Dr. Howrigan.