A person’s face is greatly impacted by time; wrinkles on the forehead or crow’s feet around the eyes can make someone look old. A forehead lift is one of the most popular and effective anti-aging procedures chosen nowadays.

A forehead lift: Definition

A forehead lift is a surgical technique used to treat sagging eyebrows, upper eyelids, and forehead skin. Moreover, it could lessen the appearance of lines between the eyes and the forehead.

The muscles and skin that contribute to sagging eyebrows, “hooding” eyelids, forehead furrows, and frown lines can be altered or removed during a forehead lift.

Forehead lift - Eliminate wrinkles
A forehead lift – Eliminate wrinkles

The treatment can be performed independently or in conjunction with a facelift, eyelid surgery, or nose contouring. The operation can be performed at a hospital, an outpatient surgical center, or a surgeon’s office. Without requiring an overnight stay, it is typically done as an outpatient procedure.

Who is a good candidate?

If you are physically healthy and you don’t smoke, you might be a candidate for forehead lift surgery.

Have a good mindset and set reasonable goals.

On the forehead, unattractive wrinkle lines may develop as we age. We can appear furious or “too serious” if we have frown lines between our brows. When the skin relaxes, the brows may droop, hooding our top eyelids and giving us a fatigued appearance. A brow lift may be the solution for you if these brow-area aging indicators irritate you. These indicators include:

  • Pronounced lines between the eyes
  • Forehead lines running horizontally
  • Drooping brows
  • Tissue that protrudes from the outside of the eyelids
  • The tissue hanging there makes it difficult to see.

Potential risks

Surgery and general anesthesia risk factors include:

  • Medication reaction
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Infection, bleeding, and blood clots
  • Surgical risks for a forehead lift include:
  • Hematoma is a pocket of blood under the skin that may require surgical drainage
  • Damage to the facial muscles’ control nerves (this is usually temporary, but may be permanent)
  • Poorly healing wounds
  • Prolonged pain.
  • Other alterations in cutaneous sensation, such as numbness

Sometimes forehead lifts make it difficult to wrinkle the forehead on one or both sides or to raise the brows. You might require additional surgery to balance both sides if this occurs.

A forehead lift might not be advised if you’ve already undergone plastic surgery to lift your upper eyelids because it might impair your ability to close them.

The cut for the forehead lift is often made below the hairline. After surgery, a tiny scar may be seen if you have a high or receding hairline. You must wear your hair in a way that partially envelops your forehead.

A broad scar could develop on the forehead if the skin is pushed excessively firmly or if there is significant edema. Hair loss may occasionally develop along the scar’s margins.

The scar tissue or hair loss patches can be surgically removed to allow for the formation of a new scar. Rarely can a forehead lift result in permanent hair loss.

A Gangwhoo forehead lift

The forehead lifts at Gangwhoo also have the following benefits in comparison to other forehead lift techniques:

  • To avoid surgery in the eye or brow areas, surgical scars are carefully concealed in the skin along the hairline, directly influencing deep creases on the skin.
  • The customers who use Gangwhoo’s patented anesthesia technique won’t experience any pain at all during the procedure.
  • Rapid post-operative recovery.
  • The doctors have received training and experience abroad. The medical staff is committed and available round-the-clock to serve patients.
  • To provide customers with the greatest services, modern technology, and equipment are used.

The forehead lifts service at Gangwhoo has a 50 million VND price tag and offers customers a long warranty.


Step 1: Examining and consulting

The doctor will assess the patient’s present health and address any concerns the patient may have regarding the forehead lift procedure.

Step 2: A general health examination

To determine if the client is qualified for the operation or not, they will undergo a general health examination.

Step 3: Mark the operated areas

The wrinkled areas will be measured and marked by the doctor, who will then determine the proper skin-lifting proportions.

Step 4: Sedation and cleaning

To ensure the patient won’t experience any pain or discomfort throughout the procedure, the doctor will anesthetize the forehead areas before the procedure.

Step 5: Primary process

The doctor will carefully remove any excess skin and cover any surgical scars based on the measured and designated skin areas.

The healing process and after-care

Your forehead may be loosely bandaged following a forehead lift to reduce edema. To drain any extra blood or fluid, a tiny tube may be positioned along the incision site.

You will receive detailed instructions from the medical personnel on how to take care of your incisions. In the initial days following the procedure:

  • As you sleep, elevate your head, and take your painkillers as directed.
  • Cold compresses should be used to reduce edema.
  • Avoid applying too much force or motion to your incisions.
  • You can suffer numbness and itching as your wounds heal, but these side effects should fade with time. Your incisions will probably be bandaged off in 1 to 3 days if they are. Normally, stitches are removed 7 to 10 days after surgery.
  • Ask your doctor when it’s safe to resume daily activities like washing and drying your hair and bathing. Be aware that the swelling may persist for several weeks.
  • After a time, incision marks will disappear. Makeup might help you hide any persistent bruises.

If any of the following occur after a forehead lift, call your doctor right away:

  • Sudden swell
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Chest discomfort
  • Abnormal heartbeats
  • A forehead lift can make your face look younger by lifting the skin and soft tissue of your forehead and brow.

Remember that forehead lift results won’t remain indefinitely. Your facial skin may start to droop once more as you become older. Skin aging is also a result of sun damage.

How to maintain the results of forehead lift surgery

Customers must carefully monitor their post-operative health to get the optimum results:

  • Replace the bandage and frequently apply antiseptic ointment to the forehead.
  • Refrain from touching, applying makeup, massaging, and colliding forcefully.
  • Prevent the tendency to frown.
  • Increase your intake of vitamins, proteins, and water to speed up the healing process.
  • Eat less of the items that darken or create pus, such as stimulants, steak, shellfish, eggs, sticky rice, and sticky rice.
  • Take prescription medications as directed and attend follow-up exams on time.

Post-operative care is crucial, and the more patients concentrate on their food, sleep schedule, and health, the better the outcome. Hence, be mindful of your daily activities, shun concerns and sorrows, and grin broadly instead.

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