What is a Brow Lift?
Brow lift, forehead lift or ponytail eye lift, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that lifts the eyebrow and especially its lateral border. It gives the patient a more charming and fresh look.
Short description of the procedure
The procedure is performed under local anesthesia with minimal sedation. It is performed through a hidden incision at the hairline.
During this procedure, the skin is released and lifted. The lateral border of the eyebrow is lifted superolaterally. It consists of a part of the procedures known as fox eye, cat eye, and ponytail eye lift.
How long does the procedure last?
What about the recovery?
Patients will experience discomfort that can be relieved with medication. Two days after the surgery, you should expect bruising & swelling to be at its worst. Sutures are removed 7 days after the surgery and it takes around 1-2 weeks to recover.
Possible Brow Lift complications
Like any surgery, there are possible complications: hematoma, infection, scarring, asymmetries.