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Brow Lift in Philadelphia

As we age, our brows lose their “lift” and begin to droop down over the upper rims of our eyes.

This has the unwanted effect of making us look tired, angry, stern, or unhappy. A subtle lift, through various hidden incisions, can take years off of one’s face and restore the refreshed look and brightness to one’s eyes.

A brow lift is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that can help lift droopy eyebrows and effectively eliminate wrinkles and furrows on the forehead thereby restoring a smooth and youthful appearance. Those who want to restore a youthful contour to their face come to Subbio Plastic Surgery because Dr. Subbio is a top surgeon for a brow lift in Philadelphia.

What is a Brow Lift Procedure?

During a brow lift procedure, Dr. Subbio will make incisions in discreet places, usually along the hairline, to help tighten and lift the muscles and skin that have lost their elasticity. In some cases, excess skin might be trimmed to achieve the desired results.

The incisions that are made can be at different places including either at the top of the temples, just above the eyebrows, across the forehead at the hairline, or along the top of the head from ear to ear. The incisions are always placed in discreet places, usually hidden by your hair. Dr. Subbio will never send you home with obvious scars after your Brow Lift.

The surgery takes about 1-2 hours. A Brow Lift can usually be performed using just a local anesthetic and sedation. While you won’t be fully asleep, you’ll be very relaxed, and you won’t feel any pain. You’ll be groggy afterward, though, so please bring someone along to make sure you get home safely.

Why Subbio Plastic Surgery?

Subbio Plastic Surgery is among the leading practices that offer Brow Lifts in Philadelphia. We have a steady stream of patients who come to us for brow lifts because they know at Subbio Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa they are in safe hands and can expect nothing short of excellence vis-à-vis the level of service and desired results.

What makes us particularly happy is that a majority of our patients walk in for simple procedures such as brow lift and then decide to come back for a variety of our other excellent and highly popular cosmetic procedures. And we are 100% committed to hold onto the degree of trust that our patients place in us – if anything, it only motivates us to up the ante on meeting our patient expectations.

Endoscopic Brow Lift

An Endoscopic Brow Lift is an advanced technique that only requires 4-6 small incisions above your forehead and hidden by your hair. Dr. Subbio inserts an endoscope and a tiny camera in each incision to allow him to see the muscles and skin.

He then tightens and lifts the tissue so that your eyebrows are higher, and lines and wrinkles are smoothed out. He then closes the incisions with sutures. Temporary staples might also be used to hold your forehead’s new position as you heal. This is the most popular technique for Brow Lifts today.

Blow Lift Candidates

Anyone with one or more of the following conditions can be a good candidate for a brow lift procedure.

  • Sagging eyebrows or eyebrows that have lost their natural arch. 
  • Creased forehead – that makes you look like you are angry or tired, or constantly scowling. 
  • Frown lines between your eyes.
  • Furrows across the bridge of your nose.

Why Patients Trust and Choose Dr. Subbio

Dr. Subbio has built a rock solid reputation that is based on his mastery in cosmetic surgery procedures. With more than a decade of experience, Dr. Subbio is a sought after name when it comes to a wide range of cosmetic surgery treatment and procedures, including the best Brow Lift in Philadelphia.

As a surgeon, Dr. Subbio is highly skilled and has an in-depth understanding of the human anatomy. Regardless of the simplicity or complexity of a particular procedure, Dr. Subbio believes in delivering the best possible outcome every single time. Our patients love him and have absolute faith in his skills as a leading cosmetic surgeon.

Brow Lift FAQs

If you have any of the following, a Brow Lift might be a good choice for you:

  • Sagging eyebrows
  • Forehead creases regardless of your facial expression
  • Frown lines, sometimes called “11” lines between your eyes
  • Eyebrows that have lost their arch or have become uneven
  • Furrows across the bridge of your nose

Absolutely! During your consultation, Dr. Subbio will ask you what bothers you about the way you look. Then, he’ll tell you exactly which procedure will give you the results you’re after, and he’ll explain what you can expect. He’ll even hand-draw you a projected result right in the office!

You can expect some swelling and a feeling of tightness for about two weeks. We’ll remove your sutures and any staples about a week after your surgery.

Some people have some bruising after a Brow Lift, but it’s usually minimal and goes away quickly. Women sometimes use makeup to cover it so that they can feel comfortable going out sooner after their surgery, but we ask that you wait at least three days before applying makeup to the area.

There are scars, but they’ll be hidden by your hair. Plus, over time, the scars will flatten and fade.

For the most part, yes, but the area will settle a bit more over a period of months.

Since a Brow Lift only affects the area from the hairline to the eyebrows, some patients get a Facelift as well to handle signs of aging from the cheeks to the jawline. Other procedures that might provide a more comprehensive improvement include:

  • Eyelid Lift to address drooping upper eyelids or bags under the eyes
  • Botox for the small lines around the eyes
  • Dermal Fillers or fat injections for deep folds and wrinkles on the face
  • Laser procedures for the skin’s fine surface lines

A Brow Lift can improve slightly over-hanging upper eyelids. But if that’s your main concern or the drooping is significant, an Eyelid Lift (Blepharoplasty) is probably a better option for you.

They’re the same thing, so there’s no difference at all.

No. A Brow Lift is an outpatient procedure, so after a short period of recovery time, you can go home the same day.

There are several different conventional Brow Lift techniques. The differences have more to do with the incisions than anything. The incisions can be made at the temples, across the forehead at the hairline, just above the eyebrows, or at the top of the head from ear to ear. In every case, the muscles and skin are lifted and tightened. Sometimes, excess skin is also trimmed in order to give you optimal results.

You’ll be anesthetized during your surgery, so you’ll feel no pain. All surgeries involve some discomfort after the anesthesia wears off, though. Most people find that the discomfort after a Brow Lift is minimal, and we’ll give you pain medication to help you get through your recovery as easy as possible. Plus, you can text or call Dr. Subbio at any time with your questions!

Most people go back to work within 10-14 days.

We ask that you refrain from strenuous exercise for about a month.

Yes, but it’s better if you sleep on your back for the first few nights with a pillow under your head to elevate it a bit. That will help to reduce swelling.

They’ll last a long time, but the aging process does continue. Depending on your age when you have the surgery, you may need a revision Brow Lift at some point in your life.

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In our office, you will be treated like a part of our family. It’s a relaxing, pressure-free haven where you can feel comfortable to ask all of your questions. We think you’ll sense immediately that we care as much about your safety and your beautiful results as you do. Contact us today for a consultation, and find out why Dr. Subbio has earned a reputation as one of Philadelphia’s most trusted and skilled plastic surgeons.