Q: Coronal Brow Lift Vs. Endoscopic Brow Lift? Is this safe and successful compared to an endoscopic brow lift?
A: Comparing Browlifts
The decision you and your surgeon make about which forehead liftis best for you depends on numerous variables. Without photos, it is difficult to give you an accurate answer. The forehead lift that will ultimately be best for you, depends on your concerns with your hairline position, placement of incisions, and desired outcome.
There are many methods for performing a brow lift or forehead lift including an endoscopic brow lift (through tiny incisions with the assistance of microscopes), bicoronal forehead lift (extensive incision from ear to ear across the top of the head) and a tricophytic or hairline brow lift. (hidden along the hairline) Each of these techniques achieves a similar result through the brow and the forehead in terms of smoothing of lines and gentle elevation of the brows.
The key difference is in how they affect your hairline. The Bicoronal (ear to ear) brow lift elevates or pulls your hairline back, raising the frontal hairline by up to one inch. The Endoscopic lift has minimal effect of the position of the hairline. The tricophytic or hairline brow lift can be used to adjust the hairline, usually lowering it to address a receding hairline or widow’s peaks in the temporal hairline.
Please call our office at 321.727.3223 to schedule your appointment and see if you are a good candidate for a brow lift.
Ross A. Clevens, MD
Melbourne Florida Facial Plastic Surgeon