What is a Brow Lift?
Brow lift surgery (sometimes called browplasty or a forehead lift) is a popular aesthetic treatment that helps create a higher brow appearance, which offers a younger look to the upper area of the face. A drooping brow can often cause an angry or tired appearance. A brow lift surgically corrects a drooping brow and provides a refreshed face by eliminating excess skin from the forehead and lifting the eyebrows. Dr. Raj TerKonda is a cosmetic facial surgeon in Denver, CO who has completed brow lifts on hundreds of patients, giving them a more youthful look. Dermal fillers and BOTOX® are commonly used along with brow lift surgery at Cherry Creek Face and Skin for ideal results, producing a smoother and softer appearance.
"Dr. Terkonda is thorough, empathetic, and respectful. He truly cares about his patients and their well-being. It is not often that you are able to find a Doctor like him these days. The staff members are also welcoming, friendly, and helpful. Dr. Terkonda and his amazing team always make each visit an enjoyable experience. I would highly recommend him to anyone and everyone!"- S.W. / Yelp / Jan 17, 2022
"Thank you Dr. Terkonda! I went in for a chin implant because I inherited my mothers weak chin. Dr. Terkonda and I had a good discussion about the symmetry of my face specifically that I have a round face and the result I was looking for was a more angular masculine jaw line. He explained the difference between a chin implant and genioplasty.He explained how genioplasty would actually pull the muscles attached to the bone in my chin forward and give my face a slightly more angular look. Because of my round face he also performed lipo under my chin and buccal fat removal. It’s been 6 weeks and I am extremely pleased with the results. The recovery was just as he explained, I was out of work only a couple of days and the majority of the swelling was gone in 10 days."- R. / Healthgrades / Jun 18, 2021
"Dr. Terkonda is a wonderful doctor! I saw him for sleep apnea and recurrent sinus infections. He was very thorough, compassionate and wanted to get to the root of my issues. "- J. / Healthgrades / Jun 05, 2021
"Doctor Terkonda was absolutely excellent in his diagnosis, treatment options explanation, and surgery. Where as I could not breath before because the side of my nose had been crushed from an assault, I can breath well now! Insurance I used at the time was Blue Cross.Dr Terkonda has a great bedside manner, and really cared about me and my outcome. His surgical skills were awesome performing a septoplasty, turbinate reductions, in addition to other items in the same visit. Make sure to consult with this doctor if you need help with your nose and sinuses for breathing, have suffered traumatic injury, or would like cosmetic surgery. The doctor did top-notch care and work from beginning to end."- A. / Healthgrades / May 03, 2021
"PhD - wise, helpful , well likes, easy to communicate with"- Anonymous / Vitals / Sep 22, 2019
Who is an Ideal Candidate for Brow Lift Surgery?
As you grow older, skin laxity decreases and causes various portions of the face to sag. This is especially critical in the upper face and commonly impacts both men and women. When looking in a mirror, do you seem tired or angry, see deep lines between the eyebrows, or are bothered by your drooping brow? Brow lift surgery at Cherry Creek Face and Skin may be the ideal cosmetic treatment for your goals.
How is a brow lift performed?
A drooping brow can make your expression appear tired or angry, and a surgical brow lift at Cherry Creek Face and Skin may help create a lifted, more youthful upper face. A brow lift is typically performed under general anesthesia. The incision used in a brow lift is chosen, depending on the severity of sag, if the forehead is addressed, and the position of the hairline. Recovery following a brow lift varies in each patient, depending on where and how the incision was made. Overall, patients feel slight swelling and bruising in the upper portion of the face near the eyebrows and possibly around the eyes. Cold compresses may help to diminish the inflammation. Our team advises patients to sleep upright for the first several nights after their brow lift. The typical recovery period from this procedure is around 2 – 3 weeks. The results can often be seen immediately, resulting in a refreshed appearance that looks softer, more alert, and with a noticeable reduction in fine lines and sagging in the upper face.
Brow Lift FAQ
Do I need a brow lift or facelift?
Whether you should get a facelift or brow lift will depend on your goals and where you have excess skin. You should candidly talk about your concerns with Dr. TerKonda so he can help you choose which treatment is best. Some patients come in wanting a facelift and discover they only need a brow lift and vice versa. With Dr. TerKonda's experience, he can confidently help you decide on your treatment plan to give you the best results.
What about nonsurgical treatments?
There are many nonsurgical options, such as laser skin tightening and injectables (like BOTOX and dermal fillers), that can give some improvements. However, brow lift surgery is better for significant improvements and longer-lasting results. During your consultation, Dr. TerKonda can review your surgical and nonsurgical options to help you decide which is better for you.
Will my results from a brow lift look natural?
When you have a skilled surgeon like Dr. TerKonda, your brow lift results will look natural. He will create your treatment plan for your needs and goals to help you look refreshed and younger, not tight or frozen. When performing your surgery, Dr. TerKonda will focus on removing excess skin. The remaining skin and tissue will be smoothed, so your results don't limit your facial expressions or lift your eyebrows too high.
A lifted, lighter Appearance
Don't let your sagging forehead make people think you're mad, sad, angry, or tired — schedule a consultation to learn more about brow lift surgery with cosmetic facial surgeon Dr. Raj TerKonda at Cherry Creek Face and Skin in Denver, CO. By correcting your hanging brow, you can revitalize your whole appearance and seem younger and more refreshed. Dr. TerKonda strives for results that look natural, and your brow lift will have others saying you look younger instead of thinking you had cosmetic surgery.