Forehead Lift in Miami / Boynton Beach – Lee A. Gibstein, MD
As we age, our facial skin and muscles begin to lose their elasticity. As a result, lines and wrinkles develop on our faces. Many people notice the first unwelcome signs of aging on their foreheads. Deep horizontal lines and wrinkles between the eyebrows can make the face appear older and more tired. While Botox can help ease moderate lines, at some point more comprehensive treatment becomes necessary. Read on to learn about brow lift surgery in Miami and how this procedure can help you smooth your forehead and turn back the hands of time.
Brow Lift Surgery Candidacy
Dr. Lee A. Gibstein typically performs forehead lift for patients in their late 40s and 50s. However, sometimes he recommends this treatment for much younger plastic surgery Miami / Boynton Beach plastic surgery patients. Some men and women notice deep lines on their foreheads in their 30. Such premature onset of wrinkles is often the result of genetics, an unhealthy diet, stress and a habit of constantly wrinkling the forehead. Fortunately, Dr. Gibstein can help these individuals regain a more youthful appearance by performing brow lift surgery.
Forehead Lift: Important Considerations
While brow lift involves only a small part of the face, it is a surgical procedure. As such, it requires careful patient preparation. During you pre-surgical appointments, Dr. Lee Gibstein will tell you exactly how to prepare for your surgery. He might recommend changing your diet and starting a moderate exercise regimen. If you smoke, he will require you to quit a few weeks before your surgery because smoking increases the risks of surgery and interferes with healing.
Before you undergo your brow lift in Miami, Dr. Gibstein will also ask you to tell him about any medications you are taking, as well any herbal supplements and vitamins. Certain natural supplements might have to be discontinued before your surgery.
Brow Lift Procedure and Recovery
Dr. Gibstein will begin your forehead lift procedure by creating several small incisions in the hairline. He will place the incisions in inconspicuous locations, and they will be completely unnoticeable once you have healed. Dr. Gibstein will then gently lift the forehead skin, rearrange the underlying muscles and remove any excess tissues. He will then slightly pull the skin and suture it into its new position.
As a highly experienced Miami / Boynton Beach forehead lift surgeon, Dr. Lee Gibstein is skilled at avoiding the “pulled face” look. He tightens the forehead tissues in a manner that smoothes the wrinkles while creating a completely natural, beautiful look. After your procedure, other people will notice that you look more rested and energetic, but they won’t be able to tell that you had a brow lift.
The recovery after forehead lift surgery usually takes several weeks. After one to two weeks, most of the swelling and bruising is gone, and many patients are able to return to work. The slight residual swelling will continue to decrease over the next few weeks, and the final results should be visible within one month.
Contact Dr. Lee A. Gibstein
Brow lift surgery can make you look and feel younger. This procedure can be performed alone or in conjunction with another facial treatment, such as eyelid surgery or facelift in Miami. Forehead lift patients also sometimes pursue chin implant surgery or rhinoplasty in Miami. Other facial and head procedures offered by Dr. Lee Gibstein include ear surgery and male neck lift. If you would like to find out which procedure is best for you, contact Dr. Gibstein to set up a personal consultation by clicking here or calling (305) 865-2802.+ Top