Skin resurfacing, whether laser (CO2 or erbium laser) or chemical (TCA or phenol, or blue peel), brow lifting (brow-pexy) and face lifting (rhytidectomy surgery), are not mutually exclusive. In fact, resurfacing, brow-lifting, and rhytidectomy are complimentary. Skin resurfacing addresses fine wrinkles, pigment changes, and irregularities associated with aging. Facelifting addresses creases, skin and fat excess, as may be found in smile lines, marionette lines, jowling, and “turkey neck.” Brow Lifting addresses forehead creases, droopy brows, and furrows. To get the best possible result from facial rejuvenation, it is often necessary to perform rhytidectomy, brow lift, forehead smoothing surgery, and some type of laser or chemical resurfacing either at the same time or after recovery from the face lift.
Understanding Your Options
Endoscopic browpexy, also known as a brow lift, is a procedure aimed at rejuvenating the upper face, specifically the forehead and eyebrows. However, many individuals wonder whether additional treatments like laser resurfacing or chemical peeling are necessary or serve as alternatives. Let’s explore these options for facial rejuvenation.
Endoscopic Browpexy (Brow Lift)
Endoscopic browpexy is a surgical procedure designed to lift and rejuvenate the eyebrows and forehead. It addresses sagging skin, deep wrinkles, and a tired appearance. This procedure can significantly improve the upper face’s aesthetics and overall youthful look.
Laser Resurfacing As a Compliment to Endoscopic Browpexy
Laser resurfacing, utilizing CO2 or erbium lasers, is a non-surgical option for facial rejuvenation. It works by removing damaged skin layers, stimulating collagen production, and reducing fine lines and wrinkles. Laser resurfacing can complement endoscopic browpexy for a more comprehensive facial enhancement.
Chemical peeling, using agents like TCA, phenol, or blue peel, involves the application of a chemical solution to the skin’s surface. This procedure aims to exfoliate and improve skin texture, reducing blemishes, fine lines, and pigmentation issues. It can be considered alongside endoscopic browpexy to address specific skin concerns.
Determining Your Needs
The choice between endoscopic browpexy, laser resurfacing, chemical peeling, or a combination depends on individual goals and skin condition. Some individuals may find that endoscopic browpexy alone meets their rejuvenation needs, while others may benefit from additional treatments.
Consultation with a Specialist
To determine the most suitable approach for your facial rejuvenation, it’s crucial to consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist. They will evaluate your specific concerns, skin condition, and aesthetic goals. Based on this assessment, they will recommend a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs.
In conclusion, the decision to undergo endoscopic browpexy, laser resurfacing, or chemical peeling depends on your unique circumstances and desired results. Whether you choose one procedure or a combination, consulting with a qualified specialist will guide you toward achieving your facial rejuvenation goals.
Check out our gallery of before and after images for brow lift here.