Frontoplasty or Brow Lift

Good health and realistic expectations are prerequisites for this surgery it is also key to understand all aspects of surgery. The end result may be greater facial harmony and an increase in self-esteem.

With this high-tech surgery it is possible to achieve a rejuvenation of the upper and middle third of the face with minimal incisions and a natural result.

This procedure rejuvenates and beautifies the face and gives a pleasant expression of your look, in addition reduces bulging of the upper eyelids. And we avoid an aging aspect, sad and tired eye, improve the wrinkles of the forehead and brow.

How to undergo a Frontoplasty?

Choosing your facial plastic surgeon is a very important decision. During preliminary consultations the surgeon will examine the structure of his face, texture, color. Photographs will be taken so that your surgeon can study your face in detail.

A realistic attitude is crucial to the success of the surgery, the surgical procedure and expectations should be discussed. After having made the decision to proceed to the practice of a frontoplasty, there must be a joint work between the patient and the surgeon; The surgeon will describe, the technique indicated, the type of anesthesia, surgical facilities, possible additional procedures, pros, cons, possible complications and costs.

Recommendations for the days before surgery

It is important that one week before you suspend the following medications that increase bleeding:

  • Aspirin, Vitamin E, Omega 3, Ibuprofen and Anti inflammatory.
  • If you use dyes or permanent, you should do it the day before surgery or 20 days later.

The day of surgery

  • Do not eat or drink 8 hours before.
  • Present without enamel on hands and feet.
  • Introduce yourself with comfortable clothes and no valuables.
  • Perform double washing of the hair and face.
  • Remove earrings, piercing or the like.

How is this surgery performed?

Brow lift surgery (endoscopic frontoplasty) is a surgical procedure of facial rejuvenation that is done through endoscopic surgery of high technology, consists of using a very small camera connected to a television screen. This allows the procedure to be performed with minimal incisions located on the scalp, from where the forehead muscles are freed and the eyebrows are elevated, these incisions are hidden under the hair, the small incisions are closed with special staples so as not to damage the Hair follicles and the surgery is protected by means of a bandage which will be removed two days after the surgery.

This procedure is performed under general anesthesia and is outpatient.

Rejuvenation of the upper third of the face is achieved, repositioning all tissues that have descended due to aging, or genetic factors of each patient.

Frontoplasty can not stop the aging process, can not turn clockwise, what it can do is help make your face look better and give you a healthier and more youthful appearance.

A positive side effect that many patients experience is an increase in self-esteem.

Inflammation is inevitable:

  • To reduce inflammation, apply ice in the first 48 hours in the operated areas in case of bandaging.
  • The ice should be applied without wetting it so that it does not peel off.
  • Sleeping in the first 2 nights as the horizontal position increases inflammation
  • On the next day of the surgery try to have as normal an activity as possible, without strong physical exercises like gymnastics, which you can restart 15 days later progressively.
  • Do not consume raw meats like (sushi, ceviches and carpaccio) the first two weeks
  • Most of the inflammation disappears in a couple of weeks.
  • Inflammation disappears by 80% at 30 days and by 100% by 3 months. The bruises and bruises are of variable duration in each person.
  • After removing the bandages, you should wear sunscreen on the skin if you are going to be exposed to the sun for a long time.

It is important that patients attend to their pot-operative controls, staples will be removed 8 days after surgery.

What to expect after the surgery?

In the first 2 months you can see the eyebrows a little higher than they are going to be this is due to inflammation.