Brow & Forehead Lift Frequently asked questions
Brow & Forehead Lift What I should know?
Generally speaking the aging process of the forehead starts around the age of 40. A forehead or the so-called brow lift is then a very good option to produce a fresher upper face and maintaining a youthful look. Often when patients are over 50, they also start to show aging signs around the eyes and therefore brow lift surgery in Manchester can be combined with eyelid lifting to rejuvenate the eyes and forehead. The objective of this procedure is to lift the brows and tighten the forehead. The appearance of the wrinkles is then improved and the brows are elevated. If the eyelid surgery is performed then the excess skin from the upper eyelid is removed. The whole forehead is restored to a more youthful look.
The consultation is actually your first Step toward Upper Face Rejuvenation or the forehead lift.
If you have been thinking having upper face rejuvenation, you should schedule a consultation with board certified plastic surgeon such as Dr Abel Mounir. During your initial consultation, the Manchester cosmetic surgeon will assess your forehead and discuss the different surgical techniques available to meet your expectations.
Dr Mounir will always encourage you to bring with you old photos of you to your initial consultation so he can understand the reasons of your aging process. It will be then easier to plan your cosmetic procedure to rejuvenate your upper face area. The goal is not to make you look different but to look natural and rejuvenated by keeping your unique facial features. During your initial consultation you will have the opportunity to discuss your expectations and ask all your questions about the brow procedure. Dr Mounir is very approachable and always happy spending time with each patient.
How is the Brow lift surgery performed?
Usually Dr Mounir prefers using the endoscopic technique. The objective of this approach is to produce the same results to those produced through a traditional long incision on the
forehead lift. Effectively, the endoscopic brow lift requires only smaller incisions. Also, this technique allows Dr. Mounir to treat both the horizontal forehead lines and the furrows between the eyebrows. However, for patients with less aging signs would usually benefit from small incisions on the side of brow lift within the hairlines. This is a minimal invasive procedure designed to lift the eyebrow by tightening the skin of the forehead.
Am I a Candidate For Brow Lift Surgery?
You are a good candidate for brow lift surgery or forehead lifting if you feel that you have heavy upper eyebrow above your eyes giving you tired look. This is usually also associated with forehead noticeable wrinkles. Often individuals with heavy eyebrow do have excess skin on the upper eyelid and would benefit from eyelid tuck to rejuvenate the whole forehead area.
Browlift in Manchester: Explore Your Treatment Options
Depending on your needs and expectations, Dr. Mounir will customise a surgical plan for you. Generally speaking Dr Mounir offers three different surgical techniques to treat surgically the forehead area. During your initial consultation, he will discuss with you and help you choose the best technique to rejuvenate your forehead. Each surgical technique has advantages and disadvantages and the goal of each procedure is intended to treat the aging signs causing furrowing or drooping in the forehead.
Parietal lifting or the so-called “Outer Brow lift”
During this procedure, the incision is made just behind the hairline in the temple area. The skin is lifted and the excess skin is removed through this incision. The goal is to lift the brow sidewise to produce a younger appearing brow arch. The scar fade and is usually hidden by the surrounding hair growth.
Classic Forehead Lift
The forehead lifting starts by making an incision right within the hairline. A forehead flap is undermined and lifted and the excess skin is removed. Consequently the brows are elevated to produce a younger look.
Brow lift for the High Hairline
If a patient is presenting a high hairline, performing an endoscopic or classic a forehead lifting would leave the patient with even more higher hairline after lifting and elevating the whole forehead. This can make the surgery more difficult. Dr. Mounir’s approach when dealing with this kind situation is to keep or even slightly lowers the position of the hairline while elevating the brows and the whole forehead. The objective of this procedure is to allow individuals with high hairlines to benefit from a forehead lift without making the forehead look longer and so compromising the aesthetic result.
How Much Does a Brow Lift Procedure Cost?
The total fees of a brow lift or forehead lift will always dependent on the complexity of the surgery needed to treat and rejuvenate the forehead. Also it would also depend on whether the patient would decide to have an eyelid surgery combined in the same time with their forehead lift, the cost will be automatically higher to cover the additional procedure. During your initial consultation, Dr. Mounir will assess you and discuss with you the cost of your forehead surgery.