The brow and forehead lift is a surgery that elevates aging brows and forehead and improves droopy eyelids. Some brow lift techniques also improve forehead and brow wrinkles.
The difference between upper eyelid surgery and brow lift surgery are numerous. With upper eyelid surgery, the upper lids are improved but the brow position is unchanged. The brow lift, however, improves the baggy upper eyelid skin and also elevates the brows to a more youthful position.
The procedure is generally performed with IV or general anesthesia but can also sometimes be performed with local anesthesia. It may be combined with upper and/or lower eyelid surgery, facelift, or other cosmetic procedures.
The specific risks and the suitability of this procedure for a given individual can be determined only at the time of consultation. All surgical procedures have some degree of risk. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome occur occasionally. Major complications are unusual.