Eyebrow Lifting –Temporal Lifting

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Eyebrow Lifting –Temporal Lifting

What is Eyebrow Lifting – Temporal Lifting?
Eyebrows are very significant in the facial expression. When the outer edges of a woman’s eyebrows are slightly lifted, it gives her a more attractive look. On the other hand, flat eyebrows give a more masculine look to men. Eyebrow lifting – temporal lifting operations help the elimination of the wrinkles around eyes, aka crow’s feet, and the reposition of the eyebrows.

Who undergoes eyebrow lifting – temporal lifting?
Patients suffering from low eyebrows can undergo this operation.

What should be done prior to surgery?
As in all plastic surgeries, the patient should quit smoking minimum two weeks prior to the operation and should also avoid smoking for two weeks after the operation. Anticoagulant drugs, such as Aspirin etc. should be quitted minimum 10 days before the operation. The patient should discontinue any other medication or dietary supplement (medication that include Ginseng, CoQ, Gingko Bloba etc.) 1 week before the surgery. The patient should also disclose any other significant condition to their surgeon.

What is the surgery technique? 
There are several techniques applied for eyebrow lifting. The best techniques are determined depending on the shape and the position of the eyebrows and the expectations of the patients. Botox can be applied to slightly lift the sides of eyebrows and reduce the wrinkles around the eyes. In severe conditions and for permanent treatment, small incisions are made on the hairy skin, and by using special tools and a camera system the eyebrows are disconnected from the bone they stick to. Eyebrows are than reshaped and fixed at their new positions. Temporal lifting is performed simultaneously. Cuts are concealed under the hairy skin. The operation takes approximately 1 to 1.5 hours.

What to expect after eyebrow lifting – temporal lifting surgery:
Patients can be released from the hospital on the operation day or they might need to be hospitalized for a day. There are bandages on forehead and temples to ensure supporting of the area. These are removed on the second day and patients can have a bath then. Sutures are generally removed on the 7th-10th days. There might be slight swelling and bruising around the eyes. These will have been completely gone in 1 week. Patients can resume their work at the end of the 1st week.

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