BROW LIFT (FOREHEAD LIFT) BETHESDA | WASHINGTON DC | FAIRFAX |
Surgery is art as much as it is a
science. The “rule of thirds” is an essential element is discussing the anatomy of the aging face
with our patients. The upper third of the facial unit is the brow/upper eyelid complex. Quite
often, patients will complain of a heavy droopy lid without appreciating the contribution made by
the heavy drooping brow. When this is the case, the brow will accentuate to saddened fatigued look
of the patient.
A browlift, performed alone or in combination with upper eyelid
blepharoplasty can enhance both function and appearance.
There are numerous surgical approaches to the brow. A male with a
heavily wrinkled brow might lend himself to a
direct or mid forehead approach, but virtually all of
our female patients will undergo an endoscopic browlift.
The incisions are hidden in the scalp, camouflaged by the hair. No
hair is cut as we use digital video equipment to maneuver through incisions that are less than one
third the length of your little finger. This too, can be performed on an outpatient basis, under