Complications of Forehead Lift

Jessyka G. Lighthall, Tom D. Wang

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Abstract

Complications and prevention of complications in brow lift are presented. A discussion of anatomic features of the brow introduces the article in keeping with the focus that a thorough understanding of the anatomy, patient variations, and potential complications is requisite for surgeons performing forehead rejuvenation. The varying approaches to brow lift are discussed. Complications reviewed are bleeding, nerve injury, scarring, alopecia, brow asymmetry, and brow elevation overcorrection or undercorrection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)619-624
Number of pages6
JournalFacial plastic surgery clinics of North America
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2013

Keywords

  • Brow lift
  • Brow rejuvenation
  • Complications in cosmetic surgery
  • Forehead anatomy
  • Forehead lift

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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