Your Personal Chicago Brow Lift Surgery Consultation
During the initial
consultation, your plastic surgeon may ask you to look in a mirror and point out
exactly what you would like to see improved. Sometimes, patients may focus their
attention on excess skin in the upper eyelids and not realize that sagging of
their eyebrows contributes to this skin redundancy. You should be very frank in
discussing anything about your appearance that bothers you, as well as what you
hope to achieve with surgery. This will help your surgeon to understand your
expectations and determine whether they can realistically be achieved.
You should come to the consultation prepared to discuss your medical history. This will include information about any medical conditions you may have, medical treatments you have received, previous surgeries including aesthetic eyelid or facial surgery, and medications that you currently take. It is important for you to provide complete information.
There are a variety of ways to elevate the brows and correct aging changes in the forehead area. Your plastic surgeon will closely examine your entire forehead and upper eyelid region, noting the muscle activity when you assume various facial expressions. The particular surgical technique that your surgeon recommends will depend on many factors such as the position of your eyebrows, the amount of excess upper eyelid skin and the height of your hairline.