A brow lift or browpexy is an ideal procedure to raise the brows to combat the ageing process. Descent or flattening of the brow and especially the lateral aspect is one of the earliest signs of ageing. As we naturally age, wrinkles and lines will also appear more prominently across the face, particularly on the forehead. When we begin to lose skin elasticity, the eyebrows become closer to the eyes, making the eyebrows appear low. This can often exaggerate your facial expressions, or make you appear sad, angry or upset.
Centre for Surgery offers the full range of brow lift surgical techniques from the traditional open approaches to the new endoscopic techniques. More than half of all brow lift procedure we perform is carried with the endoscopic brow lift technique which reflects the trend towards more minimally invasive cosmetic surgery.
Indications for browlift surgery:
* Asymmetry of the brow
* Brow descent
* Deep lines and wrinkles across the forehead or glabella
* Heavy or redundant forehead skin
* Apparent upper eyelid skin laxity and/or impairment of eyesight
A brow lift, also known as a forehead lift, works to give your face a more youthful appearance. A brow lift will tighten the skin and reposition the eyebrows, removing frown lines and wrinkles in the process. This is an effective procedure if you have tried anti-ageing injectables and they have not achieved the desired results, or you are looking for a more long-term solution.
Endoscopic brow lift
An endoscopic brow lift is used to raise the brow using a minimally invasive approach. Compared with the traditional coronal brow lift, incisions are much smaller. 4 small incisions roughly 1 cm in length are inside the hair.
Temporal brow lift or lateral brow lift
In many patients, only the outer portion of the brow requires minimal lifting. This is also known as a lateral brow lift. A temporal brow lift can lead to tightening of the temporal region and can also address superficial and deeper lines in this region. Lateral canthal lines are also known as “crows feet” can be improved with a lateral brow lift as in many cases, non-surgical options like neurotoxins cannot improve the region.
Hidden Incision Browlift
This type of brow lift is ideal for men who are balding and have deep horizontal forehead lines. The incision is made through one of the horizontal forehead lines. The brow muscles are released which helps to smoothen out the forehead and the redundant skin is then removed which results in elevation of the brow.
Coronal brow lift
This technique rejuvenates the entire upper third of the face. The surgeon will then be able to lift the forehead, hairline and brow in an upward direction. This is generally preferred by female patients or those with minimal hair loss, as the scar will be hidden within the hairline. The traditional coronal brow lift has been replaced by the endoscopic brow lift.