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San Diego, CA
Endoscopic brow lift??
I'm in a quandry. I don't think I need a brow lift and my ps says I do. I looked at older pix and they look the same now as they did then, except my eyelids of course.
One thing you need to consider is that the position of the brow affects the amount of excess upper eyelid skin you have.
The brow tends to droop over time, and frequently changes shape. Your brows may not have changed shape, but may have dropped. It doesn't take a lot of sagging of the brow for the upper lids to be affected. Also, some people inherit low eyebrows, so the condition may always been present, as you note.
Anyway, have your doctor raise your brow with his thumb or finger, and see if you like the result. If you do, fine, if you don't fine.
Finally, you can get your eyes done without the brow, just remember that the blepharoplasty will not do the same thing as a brow lift.
The brow area is an area highly dependent on the artistic interpretation of the doctor.
Some doctors raise the brows very, very high and their patients like that look. Others aim for a more physiologic, less done appearance. Different parts of the brow can be elevated. The effect on the hair pattern should be clear to the patient as well prior to proceeding. This is your face, decide carefully.
So make sure you and your doctor communicate clearly about your expectations. Also look carefully at the doctor's pictures and make sure you like his or her aesthetic.
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