Endoscopic Forehead Lift FAQ
Dr. Edward J. Gross sees many patients who are interested in rejuvenating the upper part of their faces and may benefit from a brow lift or an endoscopic forehead lift in the Orlando area. The latter is a less-invasive option that is usually appropriate for people who don't have very advanced signs of aging. Here, we provide answers to some of the most common questions our Orlando patients ask about endoscopic forehead lift surgery.
Dr. Gross is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon who is committed to patient education. Request a consultation today, or call our office at (407) 333-3040.
What are the benefits of endoscopic forehead lift or transbleph brow lift surgery?
There are smaller incisions, minimal scarring, less bleeding, less hair loss, and quicker recovery.
What does the procedure do?
This procedure minimizes forehead creases, lifts drooping eyebrows, removes hooding over eyes, and tightens and lifts the forehead skin.
How much does an endoscopic forehead lift cost?
For our Orlando endoscopic forehead lift patients, the cost of the procedure typically ranges from $4,500 to $5,500, but your specific cost may differ. We offer financing through CareCredit® for interested patients.
How long will this take?
Approximately 1 hour in our AAAASF-accredited surgery center at Primera.
What type of anesthesia do you use?
We require general anesthesia for this procedure; however, the recovery is quick.
Is this an outpatient procedure?
Yes, this is an outpatient procedure at Primera Surgery Center.
What are the common side effects?
Temporary swelling, numbness, headache, and bruising.
What are the risks?
Injury to facial nerve, causing loss of motion, muscle weakness, asymmetrical look, infection, broad or excessive scarring of scalp, eyebrow asymmetry.
How long is the recovery time?
You can go back to work in 7 to 10 days. More strenuous activity should be avoided for several weeks. Full recovery from swelling or bruising should occur in 2 to 3 weeks. Limit sun exposure for several months.
How long will I enjoy my results?
"The new youthful brow position is usually maintained for 10 years," according to Dr. Gross.
"An endoscopic procedure offers the advantages of minimal incisions and a quicker recovery while posing a reduced risk of scarring, bleeding, and hair loss."