The forehead is one of the first areas on your face to age. Over time, stress and gravity take its toll causing wrinkles on your forehead and drooping of the skin around the eyebrows. Adam J. Rubinstein, M.D., F.A.C.S., helps Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and South Florida residents fight the effects of gravity with this relatively simple procedure. The brow lift, also known as the forehead lift, restores your youthful appearance by smoothing forehead wrinkles and lifting your brow.
What is a Brow Lift (Forehead Lift)?
Brow lift (forehead lift) Surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that removes excess muscle and skin tissue to revitalize the forehead and brow line. There are two forms of brow lift (forehead lift) surgery. The first is the traditional brow lift (forehead lift) which removes excess skin with one long, moderate-sized incision along the hairline. The second is the endoscopic brow lift (forehead lift) This option uses four to five tiny incisions and a small camera called an endoscope to remove pieces of tissue under the skin that cause wrinkles. Dr. Rubinstein recommends the endoscopic brow lift (forehead lift) for most cases as it heals faster and scars less.
Who Is a Candidate for a Brow Lift (Forehead Lift)?
A brow lift or forehead lift helps people of all ages appear more relaxed and youthful. However, most candidates are between the ages of 40 and 60 years old. Your consultation with Dr. Rubinstein will help you determine if a brow lift (forehead lift) is right for you, but you may be a candidate if you have:
- Frown lines
- Forehead wrinkles
- Bunched or furrowed skin over your nose
- Sagging brows that hide your upper eyelid
- Low-hanging eyebrows needing more of an arch
- Asymmetrical eyebrows or other eyebrow abnormality
What are the Benefits of a Brow Lift (Forehead Lift)?
The goal of a brow lift (forehead lift) is to restore your forehead and brow line to their original youthful appearance. Some benefits include:
- Smoother forehead
- Enhanced eyebrow arch
- More symmetrical eyebrows
- Accentuation of the eyes and upper eyelid
- Increased confidence with rejuvenated appearance
- Excellent, long lasting results with minimal, well-hidden scarring
How will I know if the Brow Lift (Forehead Lift) is Right for Me?
Before your surgery day, you will meet with Dr. Rubinstein to discuss your desired results. During this consultation, Dr. Rubinstein carefully explains the procedure as it relates to your unique facial tone and structure. Dr. Rubinstein works with you to develop a customized plan to ensure you get the best results possible. The surgery may include combining the brow lift (forehead lift) with other procedures depending on your needs.
What is the Brow Lift (Forehead Lift) Procedure Like?
The brow lift (forehead lift) is a relatively quick and simple performed in the comfort of Dr. Rubinstein’s Aventura office. The endoscopic procedure is performed under partial or full anesthesia. First, Dr. Rubinstein places protective gel on your eyes. Then Dr. Rubinstein makes four to five tiny incisions above your hairline. Dr. Rubinstein uses these small incisions, and a small, pen-shaped camera called an endoscope, to remove any wrinkle-causing tissue under the skin. Dr. Rubinstein then lifts and repositions the skin to achieve your desired results. The Endoscopic brow lift (forehead lift) is a very quick procedure. On average, Dr. Rubinstein achieves the desired results within one to two hours. If combined with other facial surgery options, the surgical time may longer.
What Can I Expect During Recovery?
Recovery from an endoscopic brow lift (forehead lift) is generally quick. You can return home immediately after surgery. You may experience blurry vision for a few hours after surgery. Pain is minimal, though bruising and swelling are very common. Bruising and swelling can be relieved with ice packs and generally last a few weeks. The stitches above your hairline are generally removed within seven to ten days of surgery.
What does a Brow Lift (Forehead Lift) Cost in Miami, FL?
Dr. Rubinstein and his staff are proud to offer the brow lift (forehead lift) and other confidence-boosting procedures to residents of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and South Florida. As an elective procedure, the brow lift (forehead lift) is not covered by medical insurance. To learn more about the cost of surgery and other details, contact a friendly staff member at the office of Dr. Adam J. Rubinstein. Financing
is available via CareCredit®. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Rubinstein to create your own customized plan for minimizing the signs of aging with the brow lift (forehead lift). The friendly medical staff at the office of Adam J. Rubinstein, M.D., F.A.C.S., welcomes new patients from Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and South Florida.