The first signs of aging often occur in the brow area. Drooping eyebrows can crowd the eyes and make the upper eyelids appear full and heavy. Patients with a drooping brow often complain of looking older than they are. They may also look angry or tired when they are not.
Are there risks associated with a brow lift?
There are risks associated with all surgical procedures. The risks associated with a brow lift will be carefully explained to patients at their initial consultation. Because Dr. Weber takes any and all measures necessary to reduce risks, the overwhelming majority of patients find that potential risks do not play a factor in their treatment decision.
Can men have a brow lift?
Men who have a drooping brow are great candidates for a brow lift. Lifting the brow removes wrinkles and restores a more youthful look. Men who undergo a brow lift look younger and more relaxed after their procedure.
Can I have a brow lift if I have thin hair?
Dr. Weber uses special incisions to perform brow lifts on patients who have thin hair or are going bald. He carefully places incisions in areas with a low risk of forming a noticeable scar.
Will my brow lift results not look natural?
Dr. Weber provides patients with natural-looking results. He takes great care to make sure he lifts the brow to an appropriate height. Patients do not have to worry about their brow being elevated too much when they choose Dr. Weber as their brow lift surgeon.
Do I have to stop smoking to have a brow lift?
Smoking interferes with healing processes and prevents patients from achieving optimal results. Patients are advised to stop smoking two weeks before and two weeks after their brow lift procedure.
Can I combine my brow lift with another procedure?
Are there ways to maximize my brow lift results?
Patients who are interested in maximizing their results are encouraged to follow all of Dr. Weber’s recovery instructions. In addition, the following measures can be used:
- Always apply sunscreen to the brow when going outside for a prolonged period of time
- Regularly exercise and eat a well-balanced diet
- Avoid smoking and drinking alcohol in excess
- Patients who receive maximum results are usually those that have a positive outlook and realistic goals and expectations
Is it important that my brow lift is performed by a Facial Plastic Surgeon?
Facial Plastic Surgeons who are board certified are the most qualified surgeons to perform brow lifts. When choosing a facial plastic surgeon, patients should always look for one that has experience and a documented history of providing patients with excellent results.
Does Dr. Weber have brow lift before-and-after photos and patient testimonials?
Dr. Weber has helped countless patients achieve their aesthetic goals using a brow lift procedure. He believes that before-and-after photos and positive patient testimonials are great resources to help them make their treatment decision. At initial consultations, Dr. Weber shows patients before-and-after photos of patients who had a similar condition to theirs. Patients who choose to have a brow lift go into their surgery knowing what type of results they will receive.
What can I do to prepare for my initial consultation?
Dr. Weber asks that patients bring a list of medications and herbal supplements they are currently taking to their initial consultation. He also encourages patients to think about their aesthetic goals and reasons for wanting to have surgery. Patients who want to bring pictures for Dr. Weber to review may do so.