Modern brow lift surgery is fairly non-invasive. However, it is still considered a major surgery and may require some preparation. Once Dr. Santos determines that you are a good candidate for brow lift surgery, he will provide you with personalized preparations to take based on your medical history. So, how do you prepare for a […]
How Long Is Your Head Numb After A Brow Lift?
How Long Is Your Head Numb After A Brow Lift? Numbness is a side effect that can occur at the surgical site after any surgery. Not everyone will experience this, but it is perfectly normal if you do. In the majority of cases, this numbness is temporary. However, it can be alarming for patients, who […]
Can You Move Your Eyebrows After A Brow Lift?
Can You Move Your Eyebrows After A Brow Lift? A brow lift surgery lifts the position of the eyebrows into a more youthful position and helps to reduce wrinkles, extra skin, and sagging. However, patients interested in or considering a brow lift often want to have a more youthful brow and forehead, but do not […]
Is A Brow Lift Permanent?
Is A Brow Lift Permanent? A brow lift is an anti-aging facial plastic surgery that addresses wrinkles and extra skin on the forehead. This extra and loose skin often causes the brows to lower from their natural position or sag. Therefore, the procedure “lifts” the brows by removing unnecessary skin and tightening the rest. This […]
Do They Shave Your Head For A Brow Lift?
Anti-aging surgeries such as facelifts and brow lifts involve incisions on or near the face. Understandably, this can cause concern for patients about possible future scarring and the location of the incisions. For a brow lift, the incisions are typically hidden in the hairline which brings up questions such as, “Do they shave your head […]
What Is A Botox Brow Lift?
When most people hear the term “brow lift,” they think of the surgical procedure that addresses upper face sagging and wrinkles. However, there are forms of non-surgical brow lifts, primarily with neurotoxins such as Botox. While a Botox brow lift cannot replace a surgical brow lift, it can provide some enhancement. Let’s look more at […]
Do You Have To Be Put Under For A Brow Lift?
One of the main risks of surgery–especially in patients over fifty–is general anesthesia. It often causes side effects and can come with its own complications separate from the surgery itself. When considering an anti-aging facial plastic, one of the top concerns for both the patient and Dr. Santos is their ability to withstand general anesthesia. […]
Does A Brow Lift Affect Your Hairline?
Does A Brow Lift Affect Your Hairline? Since brow lift incisions are made within or just above the hairline, a common worry for patients is that a brow lift will permanently alter the hairline. Dr. Santos delves deeper into the question, “Does a brow lift affect your hairline?” If performed correctly, a brow lift should […]
Do You Lose Hair With A Brow Lift?
When discussing the specifics of a brow lift surgery with a potential candidate, some patients become understandably concerned when they find out that sometimes a brow lift involves an incision along or above the hairline. Hair, especially in older patients, is fragile and susceptible to loss, especially when enduring trauma to the area like with […]
Can Botox Lift Eyebrows?
With age, the eyebrows naturally sag. While these changes are often microscopic at first, by your fifties or sixties, patients often will notice the brows have significantly distended. This is often best remedied with a brow lift. However, in these earlier stages, patients often want to minimize or treat the earlier signs of sagging. Can […]