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Endoscopic Brow Lift in Miami

Endoscopic Brow Lift

Many people are self-conscious when it comes to their facial appearance. As we grow older, we experience forehead wrinkling, aged appearance, eyebrow drooping that makes others feel worried about having a surprised, tired, or annoyed look, which makes them appear older than their actual age.

Thanks to the revolutionary plastic surgery procedure, the aforementioned problems can now be achieved through an endoscopic brow lift procedure. It works in improving the symmetry of your eyebrow, change the shape of your eyebrow, and decrease the function of your muscles which cause brow wrinkling.

A brow lift is an aesthetic plastic surgery procedure being performed to correct the loss of soft tissue elasticity in the upper third of your face. Excessive sagging skin around your forehead is caused by some dropping of your brows and wrinkles on your forehead are removed by repositioning your underlying muscles and tissue. This creates a more youthful and refreshed look in the upper third area of your face. A brow lift can also be combined with a facelift.

On the other hand, endoscopy is done by inserting a flexible tube with a surgical instrument, specifically a lighted camera through a plastic surgery incision. At present, an endoscope is now being administered in many reconstructive and plastic surgery procedures. One of which is endoscopic brow lift plastic surgery where it gained widespread acceptance because of its faster healing as compared to a traditional facelift.

Learn more about Endoscopic brow lift as Dr. Carlos Spera—a board-certified plastic surgeon in Miami discusses in-depth the plastic surgery procedure, its benefits, risks and complications, recovery time, and other essential information through this content.

What is an endoscopic brow lift?

An endoscopic brow lift in Miami is a plastic surgery procedure that is minimally invasive performed under anesthesia. Dr. Carlos Spera—a board-certified plastic surgeon in Miami uses specialized plastic surgery equipment to release and gently elevate your brow tissue after making a series of small incisions hidden in your hair. This plastic surgery procedure involves faster healing time and less bruising as compared to the classic approach in a brow lift.

Endoscopic brow lift versus traditional brow lift

There are many brow lift plastic surgery in Miami to choose from to better meet your needs, By offering both traditional brow lift and endoscopic brow lift plastic surgery to his patients, Dr. Carlos Spera—a board-certified plastic surgeon in Miami can recommend the best techniques to help you achieve the optimal results you desire. With both plastic surgery techniques, brow lift surgery can help you restore your youthful lifts, smoothness, and softness to your brow and forehead area. The following is the comparison of an endoscopic brow lift to a traditional brow lift.

For the endoscopic brow lift plastic surgery technique, Dr. Spera will make tiny incisions hidden in your scalp. Then, he will carefully insert an endoscope through one of the incisions. It has a camera attached to a monitor that allows the plastic surgeon to see the underlying tissues easily without making long incisions.

By using the visual field provided by the endoscope and other incisions, Dr. Spera will adjust the tissues of your forehead to rejuvenate your appearance. He also places some small hooks underneath the skin of your eyebrow to hold them in place and lessen the risks of future sagging. Through endoscopic brow lift, it will smooth out frown lines and wrinkles in your forehead and raise your brows to a more attractive and youthful.

For a traditional standard or open brow lift, Dr. Spera will make an incision behind your hairline. The incision will go down up to your temporal regions. As compared to an endoscopic brow lift, it has a longer incision which provides full visual access to the area so that Dr. Spera can make the desired changes. He will then lift your eyebrows to a more youthful outlook and removes excess skin, pulling the remaining tissues taught; hence, making your forehead smoother. It can also correct your drooping brows and forehead lines which can significantly restore a more youthful and rested outlook to the upper third of your face.

Both brow lift techniques are considered excellent plastic surgery procedures, which offer long-lasting and dramatic results. The sole difference between these two brow lift procedures is the length of the incision. In a traditional brow lift technique, the incision is much longer than the endoscopic brow lift technique. However, all incisions are placed on your scalp so that they will be hidden in your hair. As is typical with plastic surgery incisions, any scarring is expected to fade as time passes by. Dr. Carlos Spera will recommend you the most ideal technique based on your needs as evaluated during your initial consultation.

Do you need an endoscopic brow lift in Miami?

The sole problem with our forehead as we grow older is the effect it has on our facial expression. It creates a sagging, heavily furrowed brow that can cause you to look constantly worried, tired, or even angry. Some people are also genetically inclined to have a thicker and heavier brow, which makes us look as though we are frowning even we ate feeling our best. An endoscopic brow lift can directly address the aforementioned issues and helps you enjoy a more naturally refreshed outlook as well as other positive changes.

You may find it more approachable, as others may no longer mistakenly perceive you as concerned or angry. Your eyes will also appear brighter and more naturally alert. At the same time, your self-confidence will improve as you are no longer conscious or worried about your looks.

Is an endoscopic brow lift in Miami safe?

Generally, undergoing an endoscopic brow lift is safe. However, there are cases where you should avoid undergoing the plastic surgery procedure, especially when you have underlying conditions causing dry eyes, excessive brow elevation after you undergo upper eyelid surgery, a tendency for thick scarring or keloids, having psychological instability, having unrealistic plastic surgery expectations, and most importantly, possess poor general health and systemic conditions.

What are the risks and complications in endoscopic brow lifts?

There are some risks and complications that you may get from Endoscopic brow lift including swelling, bruising, hematoma (accumulation of blood), seroma (accumulation of fluids), changes to the shape of your brows, recurrence of brow ptosis, irregularities in your forehead contour, loss of hair or alopecia, scarring, numbness around the surgical site, temporary or permanent forehead muscle paralysis, and eye injury, to name some.

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How painful is an endoscopic brow lift?

Any brow lift plastic surgery procedures are done on an outpatient basis. The duration of the plastic surgery procedure merely depends on the type of brow lift as well as whether another plastic surgery procedure is being performed simultaneously. Your surgical incisions may be closed with staples or sutures, which are typically removed about one week following the plastic surgery procedure.

Patients typically experience little pain after an endoscopic brow lift, but it is usual to feel minimal discomfort as well as tightness sensation throughout your forehead. At the same time, bruising and swelling are most common during the first 10 days or so following the plastic surgery procedure. Overall, it is mostly resolved after 14 days.

During the endoscopic brow lift plastic surgery procedure, you will be sedated under general anesthesia or with intravenous IV sedation and local anesthesia. There are also multiple small incisions to be made behind your hairline. Dr. Carlos Spera—a board-certified plastic surgeon in Miami makes three to five-centimeter incisions, through which the endoscope and surgical instruments are inserted.

Your brow tissue is elevated and release gently. The remaining tissue is then removed. Then, the muscles are elevated, pulled up, and anchored to your bone using anchors that are usually made of titanium that looks like small screws of two millimeters width. They may either be temporary or permanent but do not cause permanent damage. Next, your incisions are sutured and dressed. Lastly, a small surgical drain may be inserted, which is usually a clear tube that is inserted through a small incision below the main incision.

How long is the recovery time for endoscopic brow lift?

The recovery time for an endoscopic brow lift in Miami is typically shorter than most invasive forehead plastic surgery procedures. The initial wound healing will take you 10 to 14 days and several months for optimal recovery. Many patients feel comfortable resuming their usual activity at least one week following the plastic surgery procedure.

During your recovery period, your head will be wrapped in bandages. When the need arises, tubes may be present to drain the excess fluids. It is advisable to not engage in strenuous activities to keep swelling at a minimum sleep inclined and use cold compress indirectly to the incision area.

How long does an endoscopic brow lift last?

The results from endoscopic brow lift last from five to seven years. However, traditional brow lift plastic surgery lasts longer for approximately 10 to 15 years. When performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon in Miami like Dr. Carlos Spera, the improvements made by endoscopic brow lifts may last for more years to come.

It is noteworthy that nothing can stop the normal aging process, where your forehead tissues will eventually begin to settle with gravity and time. However, you can help keep your results looking their best by living a healthy lifestyle. It is also recommended to wear sunscreen daily in addition to eating a diet rich in vitamins and whole foods and avoid smoking. This will keep your skin and entire body looking at its best.

Why choose Dr. Carlos Spera for your endoscopic brow lift in Miami?

If you have sagging eyebrows, creases or lines between your eyebrows, or wrinkles on your forehead, you could be an ideal candidate for an endoscopic brow lift in Miami. Dr. Carlos Spera—a board-certified plastic surgeon in Miami offers an endoscopic brow lift to help you rejuvenate your facial appearance.

To request your consultation or have a further inquiry on the plastic surgery procedure, do not hesitate to get in touch with us through the contact information below. We are looking forward to seeing you soon.

Frequently Asked Questions

An Endoscopic Brow Lift is a minimally invasive surgical procedure designed to elevate the brow and reduce wrinkles on the forehead. By using an endoscope and specialized instruments, Dr. Carlos Spera offers this advanced technique to individuals seeking a refreshed and youthful appearance without the need for extensive incisions.

If you’re experiencing sagging brows, deep forehead wrinkles, or a tired appearance due to aging or hereditary factors, an Endoscopic Brow Lift might be the ideal solution for you. Suitable candidates are in good health, have realistic expectations, and seek a less invasive approach to facial rejuvenation. A consultation with Dr. Spera will provide a detailed assessment.

Dr. Spera employs an endoscope, a thin tube with a camera, to visualize the structures beneath the skin. Through small incisions made within the hairline, specialized instruments are used to gently elevate the brow and smooth the forehead. This technique ensures minimal scarring and a quicker recovery.

Post-surgery, patients may experience mild swelling and bruising in the treated area. The recovery is typically faster than traditional brow lift methods, with most individuals returning to daily activities within a week. Strenuous activities should be limited for a few weeks. Dr. Spera will provide comprehensive post-operative care instructions.

Thanks to the minimally invasive nature of the procedure, any incisions are strategically placed within the hairline, ensuring they remain concealed. With proper care, these scars will fade over time and become virtually undetectable.

The results of an Endoscopic Brow Lift are long-lasting, often enduring for several years. While the procedure effectively rejuvenates the brow and forehead area, the natural aging process will continue. However, patients will enjoy a more youthful appearance for a prolonged period.

With a legacy built on over 30 years of expertise in aesthetic surgeries, Dr. Carlos Spera is a trusted name in Miami. His dedication to adopting advanced, minimally invasive techniques ensures that patients seeking an Endoscopic Brow Lift receive top-tier care, guidance, and results that enhance their natural beauty.

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