Brow Lift

Brighten your eyes and get rid of that resting ‘angry’ face

The Procedure

A brow lift is a surgical procedure most commonly performed to treat conditions associated with eyebrow position and loose or wrinkled forehead skin, as well as the underlying tissue.

Incisions are usually made in the hairline of the scalp and leave no visible scarring, or is done using lighted cameras underneath the brow to visualize the underlying muscles and tissue. This procedure can create a tighter, smoother appearance of the forehead, while also lifting, and potentially reshaping the eyebrow area.

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Minimal Downtime

The Results

The results of a Brow Lift include a more well rested appearance as well as reduction in forehead lines and wrinkles. Brow Lift results are permanent.

Patients will need to refrain from strenuous activity for 2 weeks.

Before & After*

Common Questions About Brow Lifts

How Long Does it Take?

A Brow Lift procedure generally takes between 1 and 2 hours.

How Long Does it Last?

Results from a surgical Brow Lift are permanent.

Are There Any Alternatives?

If you’d like to avoid going under operation, we also perform non-surgical Brow Lifts using Botox.

Is it Painful?

The procedure itself is not painful since it is performed under local anethetic, but you may experience some swelling and pain for 2-3 days after the procedure.

What is Recovery Like? Is There Downtime or Medication?

You can shower and wash your hair as soon as the day after surgery, however you’ll need to refrain from strenuous activity for 2 weeks.

About one week (5-7 days) after the procedure, we will remove sutures.

Is Financing Available?

Yes. If you’re interested in learning more, please visit our financing page here.

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