As you age, your skin loses its elasticity and it’s more evident on the eyebrow and forehead area. These areas start to droop and sag with age. The reason for this dropping and sagging is the lost elasticity that kept them smooth and taunt. This unpleasant look makes such a person appear cranky or tired even if they aren’t.
Endoscopic brow lift service in Melbourne or elsewhere, also referred to as a brow lift, eyebrow rejuvenation or forehead lift is a surgical process that is carried out by a cosmetic surgeon so as to tighten the extra skin and put it in a more attractive position.
Types of Brow Lift Techniques
There are three main procedure types that are utilized to get rid of the sagging and drooping; hairline, endoscopic and coronal techniques. Each of these techniques has a way of uniquely hiding the scars that are as a result of incisions and stitches.
- Hairline technique
The hairline technique involves making incisions near the patient’s hairline and the experts recommend them to those people wearing bangs as a routine in their hairstyling.
- Endoscopic technique
This technique utilizes an endoscope (a small camera) and hence its name. it is also a less invasive technique that delivers great results.
- Coronal technique
This method is also referred to as the bi-temporal approach and involves almost your entire forehead especially for those who have wrinkles on their foreheads. The position and extent of the incisions used and the dissection layer are determined by the kind of surgical procedure used. This approach is placed out of the way to hide any visible facial scars.
Complications Associated with the Procedures
Risks and complications of the above mentioned procedures must be considered all the times. Even though such complications are rare, clever (or wise if you prefer) brow lift servicepatients are always ahead of the news. That is they are well informed and make their decisions well aware of the worst that can happen. Such complications include and not limited to bruising and swelling, an unanticipated anesthetic reactions, infections and excessive bleeding. It is always advisable to consider the side effects of any surgical procedure or medications that one is about undertake. This helps to prepare the patient psychologically and to avoid blame games or such statements as ‘I wish I knew’.
Bruising and swelling usually occur universally, not only in brow lifts, and can be reduced by using cold compresses. Medics also advise or rather instruct their patients not to use such medications as aspirin prior to surgery. This instruction helps to reduce blood thinning that is linked to aspirin and other painkillers.
Your endoscopic brow liftsurgeon can prescribe some antibiotics for you in case of any infection. You are also advised to relax as much as you can, change your dressing and keep your body well hydrated so as to recover quickly. Your doctor will also examine you prior to the surgery so as to reveal any kind of problems with respect to extreme reactions to the anesthetics in your first consultation.