What is eyebrow lift and forehead/temple lift surgery?

Low eyebrows and deep lines on the forehead can make a person look older than they are. Eyebrow lift and temple lift surgery is a surgical procedure that elevates the forehead skin to lift a drooping eyebrow, correct forehead lines and wrinkles, and give the upper part of your face a younger, more vibrant appearance.

How is brow lift and forehead/temple lift surgery performed ?

Op.Dr.Sultan YALÇIN can apply several different surgical techniques depending on the condition of your eyebrows and forehead. The type of technique to be chosen, the location of the hairline, the amount of lift to be done and the advancement of the hairline along with the eyebrow lift, etc. depends on various factors.

During this surgery, an endoscope (small camera with a light at the end) is usually used. Our doctor will make four or five incisions just behind your hairline and separate the skin from the underlying tissue. An endoscope is inserted through the cuts to view the area. A surgical instrument is then inserted through the other incisions to pull up your forehead tissue and secure it in place with staples, screws, or sutures. Your doctor will then use stitches to close the incisions and a bandage will be applied.

Brow lift and temple lift surgery; It can also be done in conjunction with other procedures such as eyelid surgery, face lift surgery or filler applications. Additionally, it is common to use non-surgical aesthetic treatments such as BOTOX to complement the results.

What should be done before brow lift and forehead/temple lift surgery ?

Since smoking and alcohol have negative effects on the skin, it is recommended to stop using it 3 weeks before the procedure. Also, you should not wear make-up before the surgery.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or if you are taking any medications. Op.Dr. Sultan YALÇIN and his team will tell you in detail what you should do before the surgery.

Is pain felt during or after eyebrow lift and forehead / temple lift surgery ?

Since anesthesia is applied before the operation, pain is not felt during the procedure. Pain that will be felt after the surgery is minimized with painkillers.

How long is the recovery period after eyebrow lift and forehead / temple lift surgery ?

It is recommended that you rest for the first two weeks after the surgery. It is normal to have bruising and swelling on your face during this time. These symptoms disappear after 2 weeks.

What should I do after eyebrow lift and forehead/temple lift surgery ?

You should take a break from exercise and other strenuous activities for three to four weeks to help relieve swelling and protect the stitches.

Op.Dr. Sultan YALÇIN

Op. Dr. Sultan Yalçın provides service in the “Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic” she founded in Antalya. Besides her domestic patients, she accepts many patients from all over the world, mainly from the Middle East and European countries. With using the latest technologies and new methods.

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