What is Eyebrow Surgery?
The eyebrow surgery, frontoplasty, is a surgical procedure to reposition the brows to a natural and young state giving a more attractive shape to the upper third of the patient’s face.
It lasts approximately 1 hour.
It is performed under local anesthesia and on an outpatient basis.
The procedure starts with some small cuts (incisions) behind the hairline, on the upper part of the head and above the ears.
The procedure is performed under the skin and involving the muscles which accentuate the brow.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does recovery last?
Recovery time is approximately 1 week. Swelling will disappear between 1 and 2 months.
Does surgery cause incapacity?
Incapacity is reduced to 2 to 3 days.
Which care should be applied?
- Avoid exercising for 4 weeks.
- Wear sanitary towels during the first 2 days.
- Wear sunscreen lotion and hats
- Take all prescribed medicines
- Go to all medical controls and post-operative therapies
- Avoid bending down and picking up objects for 2 weeks
Which medicines are not allowed during the surgery?
The patient should not be taking any blood thinners such as aspirin, ibuprofen, garlic pills, Vitamin E, gingo bilova, profenid, diclofenac, among others.