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Indianapolis Brow Lift FAQs

Brow Lift FAQs

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.
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