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Brow Lift in Boston, MA

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What Is A Brow Lift?

A brow lift, or forehead lift, reduces signs of aging around your eyes by raising your eyebrows via surgical and non-surgical methods.

During this procedure, the skin and soft tissue in your forehead and eyebrows are raised, resulting in a younger look around your eyes and upper face. When you get older, gravity begins to affect your face more and more. In addition, you produce less collagen, reducing the elasticity in your skin. Your eyebrows and upper eyelids may begin to sag.

If you find yourself uncomfortable with these changes, you may want a brow lift. Board-certified Joseph Russo, M.D., is a plastic surgeon who specializes in brow lifts as well as several other cosmetic procedures. With his extensive experience and expertise in a range of cosmetic procedures, Dr. Russo can help you find the solutions you want.

The Brow Lift Procedure

A brow lift is considered an outpatient procedure, so you should be able to return home the same day. Non-surgical procedures do not require sedation, which will also reduce your recovery time. A brow lift can take up to an hour, but if you combine it with other procedures, it can last even longer. There are four main types of non-surgical procedures available for your brow lift.


This is an injectable filler that is used to add volume to your forehead and brows, reducing lines and wrinkles.

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Brow Filler

This procedure uses an injectable filler under your eyebrows to add volume, particularly if this area has a hollow appearance.

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This device contains an advanced needling treatment combined with radiofrequency (RF) to stimulate collagen production in your skin. This improves elasticity, which in turn reduces wrinkles by tightening your skin.

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This device uses ultrasound waves to stimulate collagen production in your skin. As with Morpheus-8, this improves the elasticity in your skin, which causes it to tighten and reduce wrinkles and lines.

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Benefits of a Brow Lift

A brow lift can reduce sagging in your eyebrows or upper eyelids. It can also repair asymmetry in your brows if one is sagging lower than the other. You can also combine a brow lift with facelifts to reduce sagging in your entire face.

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Am I a Candidate for a Brow Lift in Boston?

If you would like to know more about receiving a brow lift, book your consultation with Dr. Russo in order to establish your eligibility. Dr. Russo does this by reviewing your medical history and conducting an exam. Generally speaking, candidates should be in good health for this procedure.

Recovery After a Brow Lift

Recovery times can vary a little from patient to patient, but it will usually take at least two weeks until you can resume your regular routine. In the meantime, you may have bruising, swelling, and soreness. Stitches can be removed after up to 10 days. You should abstain from work, school, or other obligations for at least a week. In addition, swelling can also last up to six weeks, which can create some discomfort. While the results of your surgery will become more noticeable within a few days, they will become completely visible once the swelling completely fades.

Your Brow Lift Results

Brow lifts are meant to improve your appearance by easing lines in your eyebrows so that you no longer look angry or sad all of the time. This not only improves your appearance but also makes you feel younger and boosts your self-esteem.

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Your Consultation for a Brow Lift in Boston

If you are interested in a brow lift, make a consultation with Dr. Russo by contacting us today. It’s time to get started on your cosmetic journey.

Brow Lift FAQ

If your eyebrows are sagging, you may find your expression has changed to look tired, sad, or upset all of the time. A brow lift can reduce this sign of aging and brighten your expression, making a brow lift one of the best options for reducing the lines deepening in your face and returning a youthful appearance to your expression.

You are likely to feel tender, sore, and bruised after your surgery, although most patients describe this mild discomfort and choose to take over-the-counter pain relievers to alleviate this moderate level of pain. You may also experience some itching and/or numbness while you’re healing, which should go away within three months.

Non-surgical procedures do not require incisions, so there will be no scars. Any procedures with incisions will leave small scars. However, the placement of the incisions varies depending on what’s being done, with most scars located along the forehead or in the folds of your skin. This reduces their visibility, and they will fade even further over time.

Depending on the kind of brow lift procedure you have, the cost will vary. Brow lifts are generally considered elective surgeries and not covered by insurance. However, there are financing and payment options available if you need them.

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