Frank Agullo, MDBoard Certified Plastic Surgeon

Why You Should Consider a Brow Lift

Category: Brow Lift

Why You Should Consider a Brow Lift

Pretty girl with black hair big eyes thick eyebrows and naked shouldersWhen you look at yourself in the mirror, do you notice that your brow line has become creased? Is your forehead covered in wrinkles? Do your droopy eyelids make you seem tired or sad? Sun exposure, smoking, genetics, and aging can change the appearance of your brow line, which ultimately affects your overall facial balance. Looking old and tired is no one’s goal, but luckily, there are solutions available to help restore your naturally youthful appearance. Dr. Agullo can perform a brow lift to lift your brows, smooth out your skin, and leave you looking rejuvenated and refreshed!

What Can a Brow Lift Address?

A brow lift is focused on the upper half of the face. The procedure will widen your upper eyelids, smooth out forehead creases, and reposition your eyebrows higher on the face to avoid drooping. All of these changes will refresh the tired and worn appearance on your face, which will leave you feeling younger and more vibrant than ever.

What to Expect

There are numerous techniques that Dr. Agullo uses during a brow lift procedure. When you meet with him for a pre-surgery consultation, he will examine your facial structure and discuss your treatment goals. He will determine which technique will benefit you the most and go over what you can expect during your procedure.

Temporal Brow Lift

This technique focuses more on your brow line and its contour and is often done as part of a facelift procedure. It’s also known as brow reshaping or browplasty. The resulting pull is up and out, which most patients feel is more natural and youthful than other techniques. This is Dr. Agullo’s preferred technique.

Endoscopic Brow Lift/Forehead Lift

This is a minimally invasive procedure. Dr. Agullo uses a camera inserted under your skin. It means smaller incisions, less scarring, and a quicker recovery.

Periorbital Rejuvenation

Dr. Agullo will raise the eyebrows making your brow line look less furrowed and more relaxed.

Coronal Brow Lift

With this technique, Dr. Agullo focuses on elevating your drooping eyebrow. Your incision will be made behind your hairline, from ear to ear.

Direct Brow Lift

This procedure will adjust your eyebrows when misalignment has developed due to aging. Dr. Agullo will move the position of the eyelids higher.

Regardless of the technique used, Dr. Agullo’s patients report feeling happier and more confident in their appearance following their surgeries.

A Combination of Procedures

Brow lift surgery does not have to be done in isolation. If you’re looking to truly freshen up your appearance, Dr. Agullo is skilled at combining procedures to give you the best possible results. Done in tandem with procedures such as neck lift, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, or others, a brow lift can dramatically improve your facial appearance.

For more information about which brow lift procedure may be most appropriate for you, schedule your consultation with Dr. Agullo by calling our office at 915-590-7900.You can watch Dr. WorldWide perform the brow lift procedure and more! Follow Dr. Frank Agullo, aka “Dr. WorldWide,” on Snapchat under the username RealDrWorldWide.

The Benefits of Blepharoplasty

If time and circumstances have given you crow’s feet, sagging upper eyelids, and permanent bags under your eyes, you may look older than you feel. Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) can erase the effects of time, gravity, and stress to bring out a more youthful and attractive appearance.

No More Sagging Skin or Droopy Eyelids

Sagging skin is a common sign of aging in the upper eyelids. When it causes eyelid hooding, sagging skin may lead to vision impairment. Droopy lids can make you look like you are always tired, and excess skin may also make it more difficult to apply eye makeup. During eyelid surgery, Dr. Agullo can remove excess upper eyelid skin. This creates a more youthful and refreshed appearance and eliminates eyelid hooding for improved sight lines.

Fewer Wrinkles and Creases

Before and After BlepharoplastyWrinkles and creases are commonly found around the eyes of individuals of all ages. However, excess wrinkles portray a more noticeably aged appearance. Blepharoplasty tightens the delicate tissues around the eyes to minimize wrinkles such as brow furrows and crow’s feet so that the eyes appear more naturally youthful.

No More Bags or Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Another common sign of aging is when bags or dark circles appear permanently etched beneath the eyes. By trimming away excess fat storage from under the eye, Dr. Agullo can eliminate these dark circles or puffy bags to soften your appearance. This will help you to look more awake and refreshed.

Easily Combined With Other Procedures

Many individuals who desire blepharoplasty would also benefit from additional facial rejuvenation procedures. Blepharoplasty can easily be combined with other procedures to rejuvenate more than just the eyes. Often, patients will combine blepharoplasty with facelift surgery, fat injections, lip augmentation, rhinoplasty, a brow lift, a neck lift, or protein-rich plasma (PRP) injections. Combining eyelid surgery with one or more of these procedures can maximize your time and budget and will also give you a whole new look all at once.

Look and Feel Many Years Younger

As the eyes are one of the most prominent facial features, aging eyes will age your whole appearance. Simply undergoing eyelid surgery can make you look and feel many years younger. In fact, many of Dr. Agullo’s patients have indicated that blepharoplasty has led them to receive many compliments about their age. Blepharoplasty can improve your appearance, enhance your confidence and self-esteem, and help you to look and feel younger.

To revitalize your eyes and refresh your appearance, schedule your personal consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Frank Agullo in El Paso. Call our office at (915) 590-7900 or complete our online contact form to schedule your appointment today.

Brow Lift vs. Eyelid Lift

Brow Lift vs. Eyelid LiftIt is a common misconception that a facelift is all you need to restore a youthful appearance. A facelift only corrects the lower portion of your face around the cheeks, jaws, and neck, but many signs of aging develop around the eyes and on the upper half of the face. To get a fully rejuvenated facial appearance, you should also consider a brow lift and/or an eyelid lift.

The procedure that will benefit you most ultimately depends on what you desire to correct on your face. Do drooping eyelids make you look constantly fatigued? Does a sagging brow make you appear worn out? Both are caused by the weakening of the underlying musculature that gravity pulls downwards, and each requires a different technique to correct.

Brow Lift   

Forehead wrinkles and a drooping brow can make you appear constantly angry, tired, or sad. These conditions develop over the years and can be exacerbated by sun exposure, smoking, and your natural facial movements. Brow lift surgery is performed to lift the muscle structures and restore a smooth and youthful brow and forehead. One of many techniques may be utilized depending on your aesthetic goals.

  • Temporal Brow Lift: focuses on creating a pleasing contour along the brow line.
  • Forehead Lift: uses an endoscopic approach, which allows the muscles to be tightened through small incisions. This technique results in less swelling, bruising, and bleeding.
  • Periorbital Rejuvenation: corrects brows that sag laterally rather than centrally or vertically.
  • Coronal Brow Lift: utilizes incisions from one ear to the other within the hairline, which helps hide any resulting scarring.
  • Direct Brow Lift: uses an incision near the brow and lifts the muscles.

Eyelid Lift

Flabby, hooded eyelids can severely age the face. Eyelid lift surgery corrects sagging eyelids as well as crow’s feet, upper and lower lid creases, puffiness, and dark undereye circles. Correcting the eyelids can brighten your whole facial appearance and can even correct impaired vision.

  • Transconjunctival approach goes through the tear trough the reach the underlying muscles of the lower lid.
  • Transcutaneous approach accesses the muscle structure through an incision in the skin.
  • Fat lipolysis removes excess fat from the lower eyelid.
  • Erbium YAG lasers offer non-invasive treatment to correct crow’s feet and wrinkles around the eyes.

Combination

For many patients, it isn’t just one area of the face that has signs of aging. When multiple areas need to be corrected, you can combine procedures to save time and money. Brow and eyelid lifts can be combined to rejuvenate the entire upper portion of the face. If you desire a full facial rejuvenation, consider combining both techniques with a facelift, which targets the lower half of your face.

If you are tired of having a sagging, aged facial appearance, schedule your consultation with Dr. Agullo today in El Paso or Las Cruces. Contact our office by calling (915) 590-7900, or fill out our online contact form here for more information.

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