A mini brow lift to raise the sides of the brows may be done under local anesthetic. Otherwise the procedure is performed under general anesthesia.
A mini brow lift is completed in 30 minutes while a formal brow lift takes 2 hours. The procedure is performed on an outpatient basis.
Expect swelling with some bruising around the eyes that typically subsides one week after surgery.
Disclaimer: The above information and description is a typical generic description. Your own plan of care and procedure may differ from that described above and Dr. Alahdab will fully discuss your customized personal treatment plan with you during consultation. The postoperative progress after any surgery depends on your body’s response and a dynamic treatment plan will be implemented based on how you are healing.