The best candidate is someone who has excess skin of the upper eyelids, drooping eyebrows, and noticeably deep horizontal lines on the brow.
The surgery can last up to three hours depending on the surgical technique chosen.
Your surgeon may choose from the temporal lift, endoscopic lift or coronal lift.
This procedure is done on an outpatient basis and you will go home on the same day accompanied by a friend or family member. There will be mild swelling and bruising for around 7 to 10 days and it can be slightly longer if a blepharoplasty or other procedures are combined. Sutures will generally be removed about 10 days later and patients are recommended 7 to 10 days leave from work. Patients are advised against strenuous activity or heavy lifting during the first week to ten days and to resume light activity according to Dr.’s recommendations.
These are answers to the most common asked questions. We feel the more informed our patients are the better we feel. This information was not meant to be exhaustive or complete. Dr. Fustok will give you additional information during the consultation and will answer to the best of his knowledge any inquiry. Surgery is an art not an exact science.