Brow Lift

    • Freshens the appearance of the forehead, the brow and around the eyes
    • Team of leading specialist cosmetic surgeons
    • Cutting edge solutions. Modern hospital. State of the art facilities.
    • Outstanding patient care before, during and after your procedure
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A brow lift, or forehead lift, is a surgical procedure to raise the brows. A brow lift smooths the area from your eye brows to your hairline, improving the appearance of the forehead, the brow and the area around the eyes by raising the soft tissue and skin of the forehead and brow. a brow lift freshens the appearance of the forehead, the brow and the area around the eyes.

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What are the causes of eyebrow droop?

It is generally caused by the ageing process in the face and can occur alongside drooping upper eyelid and excess upper lid skin.

When is brow lift surgery performed?

As you age your skin begins to lose elasticity. Lines on the forehead can develop and increase over time. Brow lift surgery can be performed when the brow droop is affecting vision or the ability to open the eyelids. Eyebrow droop can cause significant overhang of upper eyelid skin over the lashes, which can interfere with the vision. This can occur over either eye or both.

You might decide to have a brow lift if you have a low, drooping brow or brow asymmetry. The lower position of the eyebrows can make you look tired, angry or upset. A brow lift can be done alone or with other facial procedures, such as eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) or a face-lift.

A brow lift can raise the eyebrows and restore a refreshed, more pleasing appearance.

What happens during brow lift surgery?

Brow lifts can be performed in a number of different ways. Your consultant will advise on the right procedure for you.
 
The muscles in the brow will be shortened through a small in incision in your hairline. The procedure lifts the forehead area and repositions your eye brows for a younger look. Any scar will be hidden in your hair.
 
Brow lift surgery is typically performed under general anaesthetic and you may need to spend one night in hospital.

What happens after brow lift surgery?

A dressing is placed on the forehead, sometimes with a bandage around the head to reduce bruising. Eye drops and ointment are used for a few weeks. The sutures may absorb away by themselves after several weeks or may need to be removed after a week.

What are the risks of a brow lift?

  • Bruising and swelling
  • Blurred vision for a few days from dry eyes or ointment
  • Brows being at uneven height
  • Gradual drooping of the brows which may require further surgery
  • Loss of sensation on the forehead and up into the scalp. This often recovers but is sometimes permanent.
  • New onset of facial nerve paralysis (facial palsy)
  • Loss of hair at the incision sites in endoscopic brow lift
  • Prominent forehead scar

If you would like to book an appointment or require further information on the available options, please do not hesitate to contact our private patient booking team via our online enquiry form.

Alternatively, email Kingsbridge Private Hospital

Treatment Locations

Kingsbridge Private Hospital

811-815 Lisburn Road,
Belfast

Healthcare Professionals & Consultants

Mr Khalid Khan

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

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Patient Testimonials

"Amazing 5-star hospital.  Have had other surgery here before on my back.
Yesterday's was a neck disc replacement operation.  I would highly recommend this hospital like a hotel manner. Thanks again guys." Mr Phillips, Kingsbridge Patient
"As hospitals go this one is pretty amazing! Had surgery with Mr Molloy at the end of October and have another one the end of this month. Mr Molloy is a gentleman who puts you at ease right away and ensured my last procedure went smoothly! From start to finish all the hospital staff go above and beyond to make your stay as comfortable and stress free as possible. The facilities are brilliant with the rooms spacious and modern to recover in. Keep up the good work!" Ms Roulston, Kingsbridge Patient
"Can’t praise Kingsbridge Private Hospital enough!! I had an operation a couple of weeks ago and I was so well looked after. My surgeon Mr Rashid was fantastic, and the nursing staff was also fabulous. I found they communicated very well to each other, so everyone knew when my meds were due, my allergies etc. They were so kind, so lovely, constantly checked to see how I was i.e. my temperature etc. The food was fabulous and the catering staff very helpful having had an operation were very happy to accommodate ... Thank you to all!" Ms Cheong, Kingsbridge Patient
"Currently just back from recovery on the ward. I have just had ACL reconstructive surgery on my left knee. What can I say? This place is brilliant. I arrived at 8.35am, taken to the ward at 8.45am (my admission time was 9am). Tended to by a lovely Nurse. Dr Roger Wilson spoke to me around 9.45am, in Theatre for 10am, recovery for 11.10am and now currently back on ward. These guys are awesome. From the consultant to anaesthetist to nurses to cater assistants. Absolutely brilliant. Thank you so much. I am so grateful to everyone at Kingsbridge for the service." Mr McNicholl, Kingsbridge Patient
"EXCELLENT - Had surgery today under the very caring Dr Stewart and her team. I cannot thank her enough for all she’s done for me over the past few months. Everything was explained to me in detail and all my care was considerate, professional and compassionate. Everyone I’ve met today has been beyond kind from Will the Anaesthetist, the Nurses and theatre staff, the catering staff - there has been no exception. Thank you all for taking care of me so well today - look forward to getting home tomorrow x" Mrs McAleavey, Kingsbridge Patient

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