Forehead lifts, also known as brow lifts, are a form of facial cosmetic surgery that work to improve your overall facial appearance by correcting cosmetic issues that develop over time due to age, sun exposure and gravity. These factors affect the elasticity of your skin, causing it to sag and loosen and create a less attractive appearance. Forehead and brow lifts work to improve your appearance by: There are several forehead and brow lifting procedures available. Forehead and brow lifts involve making incisions into specific areas and then gently guiding the tissues into its proper place to lift your brow and other facial tissues into their proper positions. Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons will examine your brow and discuss your goals with you to determine which type of forehead and brow lift will be most beneficial for you. You may experience some swelling and bruising for the first 10 days following your forehead lift procedure. Most patients recover completely after about two weeks. You may reduce swelling by using cold compresses and keeping your head elevated. Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons will also provide you with detailed post-op instructions, which you should follow as closely as possible in order to ensure a successful treatment and a quick recovery. For more information about forehead and brow lifts, and to schedule an appointment with our skilled oral and maxillofacial surgeons, please contact our office today.