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Best Forehead Lift in Champaign – Urbana

A forehead lift is a procedure that will improve the appearance of your skin and give you a more youthful look. Also known as a browlift or forehead rejuvenation, this procedure can treat brow asymmetry or a sagging brow. Whichever reason you have for wanting a browlift, it is important that you choose the right surgeon to help you get the results you want.

As a renowned, double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Russo can revitalize your appearance and help you achieve your aesthetic goals. Based in Champaign, IL, Dr. Russo specializes in facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. In addition to owning Rejuvenis, a top facial cosmetic surgery and medical spa, he is a member of the teaching faculty at various medical technology companies.

How a Forehead Lift is Performed

There are various techniques for performing a forehead lift procedure, though the surgery typically involves an incision at, or just above, your hairline. Some of the most common types of browlifts include:

An Endoscopic Browlift

This type of forehead lift requires several small incisions above the hairline using an endoscope. This tool will allow the surgeon to see your muscles and tissue. Dr. Russo will lift the forehead tissue, anchoring it in place to provide smoother skin with less fine lines and wrinkles and less crowding of the upper eyelids.

A Hairline Browlift

A hairline browlift involves removing a small amount of skin from the top of your forehead. With this procedure, your hairline is not pulled back. Although, this is technique may be best for patients with high receding hairlines, scars are often more noticeable.

Post-Procedure Guidelines

After receiving a Champaign-Urbana browlift, your surgeon will give you specific instructions on how to care for your incisions. You may have to keep the wrapping on your forehead for a period of time in order to reduce the swelling from the surgery. Typically, you should follow these instructions after your browlift:

  • Sleep or lie down with your head elevated
  • Take pain medication as recommended by your doctor
  • Use cold compresses to relieve the swelling from your surgery
  • Do not undertake any strenuous activities

As you recover, you may experience some itching. This will lessen over time. Once a few days have passed, your surgeon will remove any bandages. Your surgeon will remove sutures a week to ten days later.

Forehead Lift with Dr. Russo at Rejuvenis

As an expert plastic surgeon with years of experience, Dr. Russo is dedicated to helping his patients rejuvenate their appearance and boost their confidence. He uses the latest medical technology to offer patients in the Champaign-Urbana area the most natural looking results possible. If you are interested in a forehead lift in Champaign, Illinois, feel free to contact Rejuvenis to book your first consultation.