Frown lines are a natural sign of ageing, developing between the brows and across the forehead. While everyone develops them eventually, for many they can cause issues with self-esteem, confidence, and overall happiness.
If you’re looking for a way to eliminate frown lines and regain those youthful looks, facial surgery may be the answer.
Here we explore how a simple brow lift procedure can help remove these tell-tale signs of ageing.
What is a brow lift?
A brow lift, also known as a forehead lift, is a cosmetic procedure designed to rejuvenate the upper face. It primarily targets the brow area, reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles, and restoring a more youthful, refreshed look.
The surgical procedure involves lifting the skin and tissues of the forehead and brow area. This not only smoothes out frown lines, but also repositions drooping eyebrows.
It can be done using various techniques including the endoscopic brow lift. This is a minimally invasive procedure that produces impressive results. Each technique varies slightly in its approach but shares the same goal: to lift the brows and smooth the forehead.
Will a brow lift completely remove frown lines?
A brow lift is highly effective in reducing the appearance of frown lines, but whether it will completely remove them depends on various factors. For most patients, it significantly reduces the appearance of frown lines, creating a smoother and more youthful forehead.
It’s important to have realistic expectations. While a brow lift can make a dramatic improvement, it does not stop the ageing process.
In some cases, additional treatments may be recommended in conjunction with a brow lift to achieve the best results.
What results can I expect after a brow lift?
The results of a brow lift are long-lasting, but not permanent. On average, the effects of the procedure can last from 5 to 10 years. The exact time will depend on factors like the patient’s skin quality, lifestyle, and how well they take care of their skin post-surgery.
Factors such as sun exposure, smoking, and genetics also play a role in how long the results last. Regular follow-up appointments with your surgeon can help address any changes over time. They can also discuss any additional treatments that might be beneficial to maintain your results.
For more information on how a brow lift can help to rejuvenate your appearance and reduce frown lines, book a consultation with Mr Nigel Horlock.