FOREHEAD OR BROW LIFT

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Procedure

This procedure corrects sagging of the forehead, eyebrows and upper eyelids. This procedure may be performed using the traditional technique, with an incision across the top of the head just behind the hairline, or with the use of an endoscope, which requires three to five short incisions, but allows access to the relevant areas to be treated incorporating a camera and a monitor to visualize the dissected areas.

Length

One to two hours

Anesthesia

General anesthesia or intravenous sedation and local anesthesia are used.

Length

This is most often an outpatient procedure

Possible Side Effects

When an endoscope is used: temporary swelling, numbness, headaches, and bruising can occur. When using the traditional method, there is the possibility of itching and hair loss.

Risks

Injury to facial nerves causing loss of motion, muscle weakness, or an asymmetrical look, persistent areas of numbness and broad and occasionally excessive scarring can occur.

Recovery

The patient usually returns to work in seven to ten days and even sooner with an endoscopic forehead lift. The patient must limit more strenuous activities for several weeks. Full recovery from bruising takes from two to three weeks. One should limit sun exposure for several months to avoid hyperpigmentation of the forehead which can occur as a result of sunlight exposure during the first 3-6 months after the procedure has been performed.

Results

This procedure usually last up to five to ten years

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Location

Lari Clinic

Opposite Royal Hayat Hospital, 4th Ring Road
Hawalli, Kuwait
Tel : +965 22617770 , +965 22666233
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