Best approach to improve low brow and droopy eyelids? (Photo)
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Combo brow lift and blepharoplasty
The best bet to fix this would be the combination of a forehead lift (and there are a few different types to discuss) and an upper blepharoplasty. The eyelid lift alone would be unlike to fix your situation completely.
Best to have an in-person consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon to discuss the details.
Brow lift blepharoplasty
Dermatochalasis and heavy brow
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Brow lift and blepharoplasty
You would be an excellent candidate for both a brow lift and a blepharoplasty. The female brow should rest just above the bony rim above your eye and peak around the corner of the eye. In your case in the first picture I see two things. The first is your left eyebrow is lower than your right and second your brows are more horizontal and than arching. There are multiple ways to perform a brow lift and the best option for you can be discussed during your consultation with a surgeon. In the middle picture when you really elevate your brow your eyes improve. However, you would not want a brow lift to raise your eyebrows that much (giving the surprised look all of the time). Therefore, a blepharoplasty would be helpful to remove the extra skin that is currently sitting on top of your eyelids.
Although you didn't mention it, you may also consider a lower eyelid blepharoplasty at the same time to help with some of the fullness there.
I hope this helps and good luck.
Just have a blepharoplasty performed
I have always had a heavy brow and droopy eyelids
Brow lift and upper eye lid surgery
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