Also known as surgery forehead lift is a procedure that refines and reintegrates the area fresh and youthful appearance of the forehead.
This operation corrects drooping brows and improves markedly lines which over the years make the person look tired, sad, bored or angry.
To perform the surgery an incision in the scalp and makes the forehead region either under endoscopic vision or under direct vision flies.
This allows the elevation of the lateral brow and then attached to the scalp with dots or titanium screws in a higher position.
Forehead lift surgery
The procedure takes approximately 1 to 2 hours and is performed under local or general anesthesia. Usually this surgery is associated with eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty ) or rhytidectomy (facelift).
When surgery is complete, the patient will have drainage tubes and a bandage around his head, the above are to avoid bruising and will be removed the day after the operation. If further eyelid surgery is made, items will be removed to the 3-5 days. The remaining points are removed from 8 to 14 days after the operation. Postoperative pain of this surgery is minimal.
It is essential that the patient take medications strictly made by your surgeon, analgesic and antibiotics (to prevent infection). The day following the patient can get up and move, also may bathe normally. It is advisable not to lie a long time and have to do it while maintaining the inclined as this promotes drainage of the swollen head. The first week will contusions (bruises) on the face, but these will disappear gradually. The patient can resume daily work between 10 and 15 days after surgery.
Back to home in 3 weeks
Are advised to avoid heavy physical activity for a month , not recommended tinturar hair , smoking, or use of pools. The patient should wear sunscreen for 6 months and avoid direct sun exposure for at least 3 months. At first feel differences in the sensitivity of the treated area (tingling ) which is perfectly normal and feeling of tightness and heaviness in the tissues. Patients usually recover within the first month , but there are some who take up to six months to fully recover.
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