Forehead Facelift

Forehead Facelift used to be the surgery mostly for people over the age of fifty. Most patients waited to look awful and then asked for “the magic”. The results came out to be remarkable, but, everyone could tell that they just had the surgery. In today’s time, most of the people are seeking a forehead facelift and they all are mostly in the age of 35 to 50 years old. Wrinkles mostly appear in the brow and the forehead area. It can smooth out the wrinkles and frown lines and can also correct drooping brows and lids to offer a younger and a friendly appearance. A forehead facelift can be done solely or with the other cosmetic procedures such as eyelid surgery, laser skin resurfacing and a facelift.

This surgery can be done as an outpatient procedure performed under local anesthesia with deep sedation or general and can take up to 1-2 hours. With the traditional or the “open” method, incision is just hidden across the scalp or between the ears. Our surgeons lessen the appearance of wrinkles by eliminating selected muscles and releasing tissues, causing wrinkles. The forehead facelift can also be elevated, and excess skin at the incision will be removed to allow a gentle redraping of your forehead skin.

Benefits of Forehead Facelift

  • Less bleeding
  • Smaller incisions
  • Less hair loss
  • Minimal scarring
  • Minimal numbness
  • Quicker recovery

Quick Facts About Forehead Facelift

Duration Of Surgery
1 to 2 hours
Anaesthesia
General Anaesthesia, sometimes can be done under local anaesthesia
Length of hospital stay
Usually a day care procedure, home the same day.
Recovery
Initial Mild to moderate discomfort, Wash hair in 2 days, Back to work in 7 to 10 days with make up, Swelling, bruising for 7 to 10 days.
Scars
Virtually undetectable, within hairline.
Risks/Complications
Serious complications while possible, are unlikely:

  • Nerve Damage: Occurs in less than one percent of patients, usually temporary.
  • Bald spots: may occur near hair line, hair usually regrow.
  • Numbness: usually temporary.
Minimal amount of discomfort may be felt after the forehead facelift. There can be swelling or bruising which may last from 7-10 days. Keeping the head elevated and application of cold compresses will help in reducing swelling. When your incisions will heal, you will notice some itching and some numbness. The symptom will reduce over the time.

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