A brow lift, or forehead lift, surgically lifts the upper face to reduce frown lines, crow’s feet and forehead wrinkles and raise asymmetric or sagging eyebrows that have descended over time. BOTOX® injections can also provide a sort of temporary, non-surgical brow lift, however the results are less dramatic. Brow lift surgery is ideal for restoring eyebrow arches and achieving long-term correction for a drooping and wrinkled upper face.
Who Is a Candidate for a Brow Lift?
Brow lift surgery is typically performed on men and women over 40, however it may be appropriate for younger patients if Botox injections cannot achieve the desired level of upper face rejuvenation. Ideal brow lift candidates are healthy non-smokers who do not require full face or neck skin tightening that would be better achieved with a facelift or neck lift. If excess upper eyelid skin is the primary concern, eyelid surgery may be more appropriate, however eyelid surgery and brow lift surgery can be combined to provide complete upper face and eye enhancement.