A forehead lift is an increasingly popular aesthetic surgery, generally done when a patient wants to remove signs of upper facial aging. A small incision is made a few centimeters behind the hairline and dissection is made at the level of the bone down to the eyebrows to release the excess skin from the scalp. Excess tissue is redistributed upwards or removed to smooth out unwanted furrows and deep forehead lines. A forehead lift is often done in conjunction with other surgeries such as hair transplants, fat transfers, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), or a face lift.
Done as an outpatient surgery, a patient will come and go in the same day. The surgery is usually completed in 1-2 hours, using only local anesthesia.
There are two types of forehead lifts: the conventional method and the endoscopic. A conventional method calls for longer incisions, which are still hidden in the hair-bearing scalp. This forehead skin is lifted, and the excess skin is trimmed. After the removal, the incision is closed with absorbable stitches, removable clips, and bandages. The bandages can be removed in 2 days. The stitches will dissolve on their own, and the clips will be removed after 2 weeks.
In an endoscopic forehead lift, the surgeon will create several small incisions within the scalp. An endoscopic tool is inserted and creates a visual map of the forehead, while another instrument is inserted into the same incisions to lift skin off of the underlying bone. These incisions are closed with sutures and clips as in the open technique.
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