Frequently asked questions about eyebrow lift in Lausanne

What is the difference between eyebrow lift and blepharoplasty?

A brow lift raises the tail of the eyebrow while blepharoplasty acts on eyelids. On drooping upper eyelids, it removes excess skin and on lower eyelids, it treats bags under the eyes. Brow lift and blepharoplasty can be performed in a complementary manner for a global effect on the eyes.

Does a brow lift give me almond-shaped eyes?

The brow lift, with the temporal approach, will give a slightly almond shape to your eyes while maintaining a natural look.

What are the differences between the brow lift, the temporal lift and the forehead lift?

The brow lift is also called a temporal lift when the surgical approach chosen goes through the temples. The forehead lift treats horizontal wrinkles on the forehead, but by lifting the skin on the forehead, it also acts on drooping eyebrows and raises them, as does the eyebrow lift.

Is it possible to perform a brow lift without surgery?

Yes, botulinum toxin injections into the eyebrows will raise them as with a surgical brow lift. The results are the same, but with botox they are temporary (2 to 6 months), while with the surgical lift they are permanent.

What are the results?

The eyebrow liftrestores the correct distance between the eyelashes and the eyebrow by raising the tail of the eyebrow. The look is enhanced and brightened, and the severe and weighed down look given by a drooping eyebrow is gone.

What is an endoscopic brow lift?

The endoscopic or temporal brow lift is one of the possible approaches to perform a brow lift. Under local anesthesia and sedation, the eyebrows are raised from the temples. This makes it possible to hide the scars in the scalp. However, the effect will be more modest than with the other approach (direct) which intervenes directly at the eyebrow.

Does the brow lift have an effect on drooping eyelids?

No. The brow lift will slightly raise the eyelid at the same time as it raises the eyebrow, but the effect on the drooping eyelid remains minimal. For a real treatment of drooping eyelids you can resort to an upper eyelid blepharoplasty.

an upper eyelid blepharoplasty.

How much does a brow lift cost?

At the Global Clinic, the price of a brow lift varies between CHF 4,000 and 6,000.

Does the brow lift leave scars, especially on the scalp?

Yes, but everything is done to make them as discreet as possible. They are either flush with the eyebrow, which hides them, or in the scalp at the temples. If your hair is not pulled back, they will be completely hidden. The Global clinic offers laser treatments to reduce scars, if you find them too conspicuous.

What type of anesthesia is used for a brow lift?

The anesthesia will depend on the approach chosen. With the endoscopic (temporal) approach, the operation is performed under general anesthesia. With the direct approach, the operation is performed under local anesthesia with sedation.

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