Do Forehead Implants Lower the Eyebrows As Well?

ive seen a lot of forehead implant before and after results and i find them rather impressive but am wondering why in a lot of these cases, the patient's forehead is not only more balanced and protrusive, but often the patients eyebrows now have a taken a much lower position on the face. are lowered eyebrows a result of all forehead implants?

Doctor Answers 3

Forehead Implants CAN Lower Eyebrow Positions

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The position of the brows is determined by the attachment od the bone lining - periosteum- and the strength and position of the Frontalis muscle which lifts the brows. Forehead implants are rarely used for cosmetic purposes (except to masculinize a feminine forehead) and are most commonly used for skull reconstruction associated with trauma. In these cases, the bone lining needs to be lifted off the bone to allow placement of the implant. It is crucial that the periosteum be re-suspended higher along with its overlying Frontalis muscle, after implant placement. Failure to attach the periosteum back in a high position CAN result is sagging brows. BUT, it does not have to be this way. Dr. Peter Aldea

Memphis Plastic Surgeon

Forehead implants and lower brows.

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It depends on the surgeon and why an implant is needed in the first place! Forehead implants are used for traumatic deformities and can cause brow ptosis or sagging if the surgeon does not do something to prevent this.

Toby Mayer, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 38 reviews

Forehead implants

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I have never seen forehead implants, nor do I know anyone doing this operation. On the other hand brow lifting or even brow filling with fat or HA's can improve the forehead aesthetics.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

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