Can forehead contouring surgery be performed without having brow lift, what would the effect be?? Would it be Loose skin due to the amount of bone that would be reduced?
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Forehead Contouring Without Lift
I frequently do forehead contouring, usually to reduce the fullness over the eyebrows, and have never had a problem with post-operative loose skin. The skin will re-drape very nicely after the procedure. A brow lift is not necessary and should be avoided if the brows are in the proper position.
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There are several methods to contour forheads.
With shaving some bone the skin will redrape back nicely
Forehead contouring via hidden incisions
The bony brow can certainly be contoured for those individuals with prominent bony brows. Other bony projections or "osteomas" can be contoured as well. This is done through minimal access incisions hidden behind the hairline. After the procedure, the skin redrapes normally, so not to worry.
without making a complete hairline incision, however the superior
exposure afforded by the browlift incision is usually indicated.