The forehead skin, like the face skin, gets loose and sags due to the factors related to aging. With age, parallel lines in the forehead area gets deeper, and with the time, the face begins to look old and tired.
Besides aging, also smoking and alcohol use cause the forehead skin to sag and the forehead lines to deepen. With a forehead lift operation, the forehead lines decreases and the face begins to look tighter.
The forehead lift procedure that reduces the deep lines in the forehead, as much as possible, and provides a younger and livelier appearance. It can be applied to every woman and man over the age of 40, on the average.
Under no circumstances tobacco products should be used, for a period that begins 4 weeks before the forehead lift surgery (takes 1.5 to 2 hours on the average) and ends 2 weeks after it, although the length of this period varies depending on medical conditions of patients.
After forehead lift surgery, patients can be discharged on the same day. Postoperative swelling and bruising in the surgical site completely disappear after a certain period of time.Two weeks after the forehead lift surgery patients can return to their normal lives. However, patients should avoid heavy sports for a period of at least two months.