Have you caught yourself raising tail end (lateral edge) of your eyebrows in the mirror? Do you like it? This is because over the years due to action of muscles of your upper eyelid and gravity, your eyebrow descend down! As one ages it is common for the eyebrow to descend down into a more horizontal position than it should be. A youthful eyebrow at rest is positioned above the orbital rim with gradual arch laterally and lateral or tail end of the eyebrow located higher than the medial edge. Moreover due to excessive use of forehead muscles and stress in daily life the wrinkles over forehead can get etched on the skin almost permanently.
A browlift or a forehead lift, also known as Eyebrow Transplant reverses all these effect of aging to restore a more youthful contour of your forehead and eyebrow transplant.
What is Endoscopic procedure?
Endoscopic facelift procedure is performed to lift you to give a more fresh and youthful appearance. The surgery helps in achieving more natural and beautiful looking eyebrows. Endoscopic (transplant) is a minimally invasive procedure. DrRajat Gupta uses small puncture suture or endoscopic approach. This helps achieve a more rejuvenated and youthful forehead and eyebrow shape. Dr. Rajat Gupta is the first plastic surgeon in India to follow these techniques. With the use of Endoscopic method one can also remove wrinkles over the forehead and give the upper part of face a more youthful look.
What exactly does Endoscopic faceliftfix?
- The outside or lateral edge of brow sagging, making you look sad
- The center portion of the brow that has started to hang down, resulting in an angry expression.
- To correct the frown lines that have developed between your eyes and forehead.
Try to gently lift the skin above your eyebrow. If it eliminates most of the excess skin in your upper eyelid, a brow lift may be right procedure for you to achieve youthful appearance.
Candidate for Endoscopic surgery:
If you have major ophthalmologic issues, you may be considered a good candidate for Endoscopic facelift. Dr. Rajat Gupta will examine your face, medical history and review your specific concerns before suggesting the surgery to you.
If you have aging skin around the eyes, the procedure can be combined with a Eyelift or Blepharoplasty procedure as well.It is however recommended to wait for at least 6 months before you decided to go for blepharoplasty procedure if you have had any major ophthalmologic procedure. This surgery doesn’t cure the dry itchy eyes and the patients will continue to have dry eyes after surgery.
You may require a pre-operative evaluation by an ophthalmologist, depending on your eye history and the type of surgery Dr. Gupta has planned.
What is the surgery like?
Endoscopic facelift has evolved from a major big coronal incision (from one edge of your head to other) to more minimally invasive procedure. Very few plastic surgeons all over the world are however well verse with the use of Endoscopic techniques. Dr. Rajat Gupta specializes in it and is the only surgeon in India performing Endoscopic facelift.
In Endoscopic Eyebrow Lift, small 1cm incisions are made inside the hairline so that they are not visible and instruments with camera are placed through these small incisions to do the surgery.In Small Puncture method which is an indigenous method of DrRajat Gupta, just pin prick holes are made inside the eyebrow to lift the eyebrow only!
What is the recovery like?
After Endoscopic Surgery, one will be able to go home the following day, once you are feeling well. You may wear your eyeglasses immediately, but contacts should not be used for the first several days, while swelling subsides.
You may go about your normal activities, such as shopping, walking, reading, and even working 1-2 days after surgery. However, swelling and bruising typically do not go away for at least one week. Many patients like to wear sunglasses and a cap for the first few days after surgery, to camouflage this. Once your swelling and bruising subsides, you will notice a more refreshed, rested, and youthful appearance around your forehead and eyebrows.
For Small puncture method, which treats the eyebrows only, it is done as an outpatient procedure under local anesthesia. You can usually leave the hospital in half an hour after the procedure with some painkillers and antibiotics only.
What is the Next Step?
If you have been thinking about getting an eyebrow transplant in Delhi procedure contact us for an appointment where we can discuss your requirements in more details. You can call us at +919251711711 or email us at contact@DrRajatGupta.com.