Cosmetic Procedures

Browlift or Forehead lift

Procedure
Raise the position of the eyebrow and make the eyes look more open. Can be done using short scars (endoscopic) or traditional (coronal). Other variants possible (direct, temporal, hairline).
Length
1 to 2 hours.
Anesthesia
Local with sedation, or general.
In/ Outpatient
Usually outpatient.
Side Effects
Temporary swelling, numbness, headaches, bruising. Traditional method: Possible itching and hair loss.
Risks
Injury to facial nerve, causing loss of motion, muscle weakness, or asymmetrical look. Infection. Broad or excessive scarring.
Recovery
Back to work: 7-10 days, usually sooner for endoscopic forehead lift. More strenuous activity: several weeks. Full recovery from bruising: 2 to 3 weeks. Limit sun exposure for several months.
Duration
Usually 5 to 10 years.

Doctors performing this procedure: Browlift or Forehead lift in Australia

Doctors performing this procedure: Browlift or Forehead lift outside of Australia