This procedure corrects the position of your eyebrows and remove wrinkles on your forehead
A fiber optic lens is inserted through a small incision strategically hidden in the hairline. Visualization during surgery is obtained through the lens of a camera attached and connected to a monitor. Special instruments, inserted through other small incisions in the scalp, are used to modify changes and permanently displace your forehrad and eyeborws to the desired position, which is accomplished by using a special re-absorbable device called “ENDOTINE.”
Minimal swelling and / or bruising may last up to 10 days. Cold packs and keeping the head elevated with pillows will help reduce these effects. Numbness and itching may occur in some patients and gradually dissipate over time. Sutures are removed in a week to 10 days to makeup can be applied in 3 to 4 days. Your activity should also be restricted for 4 to 6 weeks.
Not long ago a facelift was the only existent procedure to restore a youthful appearance to one’s face.
At the present time, the endoscopic brow and/or mid-face lift procedures can be used to lift sagging eyebrows, cheeks and lips. It has a perfect indication on patients seeking facial rejuvenation at an early stage
The most important aspect of this procedure is that it lifts the cheek tissue vertically. This reverses the effects of gravity, which pulls downward. A refreshed and youthful appearance is the result.
Endoscopic or minimal-incision surgery is performed using a tiny lens inserted through half-inch incisions placed inconspicuously. The lens is attached to a camera connected to a television, which allows the visualization of the surgery. Through those incisions, special instruments are used to manipulate the tissue and insert sutures or devices (new mid-face Endotine) that will allow the permanent suspension of your eyebrows and cheeks.
Benefits of endoscopic facial surgery
No visible incisions, minimal scarring, less bleeding, no hair loss, minimal numbness and a much quicker recovery, when compared to traditional surgical techniques.
Your face will show swelling and may be bruised for a few days.
Since there is no visible scar, you will be able to go back to work as soon as you feel comfortable with the residual swelling.
Most likely, one week is enough.