|AVG. RECOVERY||1 WEEK||4 WEEK|
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|COST||$2 888||$4 500|
The direct brow lift is a surgical procedure used to create a more refreshed, youthful appearance in the upper third of the face. Removing excess sagging skin around the forehead and repositioning underlying muscle and tissue creates the effect.
Last Updated: 03.25.2021
The direct brow lift is a surgical procedure used to create a more refreshed, youthful appearance in the upper third of the face. Removing excess sagging skin around the forehead and repositioning underlying muscle and tissue creates the effect. This leads to a sizable correction of a heavy or sagging brow and restores a more youthful contour to the upper third of the face. Like the traditional midbrow lift, the incisions are made directly on the forehead for precise manipulation of muscle and skin. The price for a direct brow lift ranges from $3700-$4000
The procedure begins with marking the face as to where the incisions will be made and numbing the area with lidocaine anesthetic. This is followed by a 3-5 minute facial massage to help distribute the numbing solution. The skin is then cut, preferable in a crease right above the brow for better scar concealment. This allows for selective skin excision in the area. Dissection with scissors is then carried down until the fibers of the
frontalis, or forehead, muscle are found. The regions under the superficial marks made on the skin are then excised. To prevent scarring, layer-by-layer reconstruction of the wound is advised. For the deeper layers, sutures are incorporated to bring the skin edges together without any gapping and to close the skin.
Brow lifts, through various techniques, rejuvenate the face above the eyes by removing excess sagging skin, and repositioning underlying muscles and tissues. Brow lifts can "lift" sagging brows, eliminate deep furrows and smooth the forehead area skin.