My Plastic Surgery Group

Brow Lift

About Brow Lift Surgery

Considering a brow lift can be a significant decision for those seeking to rejuvenate their appearance. This procedure targets the upper face, specifically the brow line, to counteract the effects of aging, gravity, and stress that often lead to a tired, concerned, or displeased expression. By gently lifting and repositioning the brow, a brow lift can restore a more youthful, relaxed, and refreshed look. It not only enhances your facial aesthetics by smoothing forehead wrinkles and reducing droopiness but also subtly improves the overall balance and harmony of your facial features. Opting for a brow lift can boost your confidence and reflect your inner vitality, making it a worthwhile consideration for individuals looking to rejuvenate their appearance with lasting, natural-looking results.

Brow Lift Procedure Details

brow lift , also known as a forehead lift, is a facial rejuvenation procedure performed by our surgeons in Indianapolis and Carmel that softens forehead scowling furrows and repositions a sagging brow so you look well rested, happy and refreshed.
According to the most recent report from the American Society Of Plastic Surgeons, over 43,500 brow lift or forehead lift procedures were performed by Board Certified Plastic Surgeons in the U.S. in 2010. Our browlift patients come from Indianapolis, Carmel and surrounding areas.

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Frequently Asked Questions

They may not, as the main benefit of brow lift surgery is lifting of the brow with secondary lifting of upper eyelid skin.
Standard brow lift surgery techniques may leave a visible scar. However, we offer a specialized technique with a scar concealed in the upper eyelid.
Brow lift surgery usually includes scalp incisions whereas the upper eyelid surgery procedure will only produce scars to the eyelid area.
Swelling in the upper face is common the first 5 days following brow lift surgery. Swelling diminishes daily.
The hairline may or may not be affected, depending on the technique used. Discuss the technique options during your consultation with the plastic surgeon.
Yes. Nicotine use can cause many problems including death of skin or skin loss. Increase in infection risks, delayed wound healing and higher risk of pneumonia following an anesthetic are all results of smoking. You must stop use of nicotine products at least 8 weeks in advance of browlift surgery.

It may be done either alone or as part of a more comprehensive facial rejuvenation procedure, such as a facelift.

Injectables such as Botox and Dysport may result in slight elevation of the eyebrows, but those results would be much more subtle and shorter term than the results you would get from brow lift surgery.
Coming for a visit and consultation with one of our plastic surgeons is the best way to decide if brow lift surgery or facelift surgery is what you need.
Usually, it is best to allow 7-10 days before returning to work following brow lift surgery.
Upper eyelid skin is usually tightened and lifted as an added benefit following brow lift surgery.
Yes. Dr. Aker is Board Certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery and also member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Read the “About Us” portion of our website to learn more.

Brow Lift Procedure Information

It’s an unfortunate fact of life that with aging, eyebrows sag and foreheads wrinkle A browlift, or forehead lift, is a cosmetic surgical procedure which repositions sagging eyebrows as well as helps soften central forehead scowling furrows.
During this surgical procedure, there are a variety of incisions. Depending on the patient’s needs, incisions can be placed in the hair or at the hairline and can be single, multiple, long or short. All of these options will be discussed with you during your initial consultation. During that visit, it is important that you let your physician know if you have hypertension, take arthritis medication or blood thinners and have experienced hair thinning or loss.
Browlift, or forehead lift surgery is done under outpatient anesthetic. The first week after browlift surgery, you should expect bruising and swelling. Numbness may persist for several weeks to months including areas of the forehead or scalp. There may also be some scalp tingling sensations. During your consultation, your plastic surgeon will make sure to discuss everything you can expect throughout your individual recovery period.
Denise Reister
Denise Reister
18 January 2024
I saw Nate for laser hair removal today for the third time. I’ve also seen him for Botox injections. He carefully explains everything he is doing. He is such a kind & caring human. I will definitely use him again & again.
Peggy Brennan
Peggy Brennan
18 January 2024
Samantha was wonderful. She definitely knew what she was doing and was also friendly & personable.
jennifer foltz
jennifer foltz
17 January 2024
The staff is always friendly, professional, and accommodating. Dr. Akers is to the point but listens intently to any concerns (as does the PA!)
15 January 2024
I recently went for a consultation and the staff was very friendly. Dr. Akers was very nice, polite, professional, and respectful. He explained everything really well of what to expect with the procedure I’m interested in. I was very pleased.
Angie Duzan
Angie Duzan
12 January 2024
I had my consultation with Dr Akers. The office staff and the doctor are all so very friendly. They made me feel very comfortable..I have never felt so welcome in a doctor office as I do with Myplastic surgery group. They are all friendly,knowledgeable on procedures and helpful! Dr. Akers is just the most down to earth doctor I have ever met. I travel from Bloomington and will do it every time.I highly recommend this place. They offer a variety of services! Angie Duzan
Amanda Westfall
Amanda Westfall
11 January 2024
Samantha is an incredible injector. She did my Botox for forehead and crows feet- it was a very positive experience with very little discomfort - thank you so much for keeping me young!
Cheryl OBrien
Cheryl OBrien
10 January 2024
I am very pleased with my results of having a tummy tuck with Dr Aker. I am 4 months post op. The before and after pics are astounding! His office staff are always friendly and make sure that I have all my questions answered. I'm so glad that I chose this doctor. I had a great experience overall.
marisol Goodan
marisol Goodan
9 January 2024
Great overall first experience with my consultation. Dr Reddy and the staff were very professional, knowledgeable and answered all my questions thoroughly.

Meet Dr. Aker

Dr. Aker, an Indianapolis plastic surgeon affiliated with several area hospitals, has lectured and is published widely on a variety of plastic surgery topics. Dr. Aker brought several new techniques in cosmetic surgery to Indianapolis and Carmel including the endoscopic breast augmentation (“endo aug”) and Asian eyelid surgery.

Meet Dr. Reddy

After completing her undergraduate degree at Lehigh University, Dr. Reddy earned her medical doctorate degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. She went on to complete an accredited transitional year internship and ophthalmology residency at the highly regarded Emory University, where she distinguished herself as a highly skilled surgeon, having received her surgical training from world-renowned mentors at the Emory Eye Center, one of the top training programs institutions in the country.

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