Forehead Lifting Surgery
The forehead is an important part of the face, with time, signs of aging such as wrinkles and drooping eyebrows will appear. Usually, the cosmetic operation of the forehead is performed on patients over the age of 40 years. However, assessment of the condition by an experienced plastic surgeon plays an important role.
The forehead process improves the face shape and lifts the drooping eyebrows by removing excess tissue, adjusting the muscles, and tightening the skin. People who suffer from genetic conditions such as the small or wide forehead or wrinkles above the nose, get a beautiful and consistent appearance with the process. The final result of the surgery depends largely on the quality of the skin and the experience of the cosmetic surgeon. Continued results also depend on other signs of aging.
Whom is this procedure suitable for?
Anyone who has one or more of these following causes can do a forehead lift:
- Wrinkles between the eyes.
- Horizontal wrinkles on the front.
- Drooping eyebrows.
- Tissues that hang in the outer part of the eyelids.
Before And After forehead Lifting
For one week before the procedure, you may be asked to stop using blood thinner these medications may cause bleeding during the operation. Some of these drugs are aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (oliv, naprosin). And if you are using Warfarin (Coumadin), Dabigatran (Pradaxa), Apexapan (Ellicis), Refaroxapan (Xarlito), or Clopidogrel (Plavix), talk to your surgeon before stopping or changing these medications.
During the few days before the operation:
Ask about medicines that you can continue to use until the day of the operation.
Always tell your doctor if you have a cold, flu, fever, or any other disease in the run-up to the procedure.
After Forehead Lifting The area is wrapped with a flexible bandage to prevent bleeding and swelling. You will feel numbness and temporary discomfort after the operation, which you can control by using painkillers. Keep your head up for 2 to 3 days after the operation to prevent swelling.
Bruising and swelling occur around the eyes and cheeks but will begin to disappear within a few days or a week. As the nerves grow, you will feel numb in the forehead, scalp, itching, or twitching. It may take up to 6 months for these senses to disappear completely. Bandages will be removed after one or two days of operation. Within 10 to 14 days, stitches or pins will be removed in two stages.