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Brow Lift

Dr. Sophie Ricketts - Accreditation

Is a brow lift for me?

This is a procedure for people who feel that the heaviness above their eyes makes them look ‘tired’ or ‘angry’.

Why might I need it?

Gravity, sun damage and aging all contribute to making the brow heavy and the broad flat muscle that pulls your eyebrows up has to work increasingly hard to hold everything from drooping over your eyes. This creates horizontal forehead wrinkles due to the constant activity of the muscle. Eventually the muscle can’t sustain the position of the brow and everything above the eyes droops creating heaviness and hooding over the eyes.

What is a brow lift?

A brow lift allows this muscle to relax, reducing forehead wrinkling and takes away the heaviness over the eyes. All techniques for brow lift result in invisible scars that are hidden in the hair. If performed correctly the procedure produces lasting results, unweights the heavy upper eyelids and ‘opens’ the eyes.

Do I need a brow lift or my upper eyelids done?

It is common for people to think that they need upper eyelid surgery to take away excess skin above the eyelashes when in fact part of the problem is a heavy brow. I will assess this when you come for your consultation and explain to you what will give you the best result. Sometimes it is one or the other, and sometimes it is a combination of the two.