Removal of loose/sagging forehead skin to lift drooping eyebrows
Who is a candidate?
Average length of procedure?
* 30 minutes to 1.5 hours, depending on the type of browlift
Type of anesthesia?
Local, sedation, or general, depending on the type of browlift
Will you need to stay in hospital overnight?
How long will you need to take off from work/school?
Average is 1 week or less; while it is possible to return to work or school in less than a week, you may have bruising around your eyes (black eyes)
What types of restrictions are there after surgery?**
Is the procedure covered by insurance?
If drooping eyebrow skin is blocking your vision, an eye doctor will test your vision to determine if surgery is medically necessary and therefore covered by insurance
* Times may vary since each case is unique
** Check with your health care provider about your specific restrictions
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