A brow lift is a cosmetic procedure that improves the appearance of the forehead and eyebrows. It can smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, lift heavy brows, and provide you with a more youthful and awake-looking appearance. While the procedure is focused on improving your overall aesthetic, you may wonder, can a brow lift improve vision? Below you will find helpful information about the benefits of a brow lift.
Can a Brow Lift Improve Vision?
While many patients seek a brow lift for cosmetic purposes, there are additional benefits that come with the procedure. A number of factors can impact the elasticity of your skin, including the natural aging process, environmental factors, and lifestyle factors. These factors can cause a number of issues, including sagging skin, fine lines, wrinkles, and volume loss. This can have a serious impact on the areas around your eyes as the skin is much thinner. This can cause your brows to sag and impact your vision. A brow lift can remove the excess skin and fat from above your brows so it no longer obstructs your vision. A brow lift in Greenwich not only improves your vision, but also comes with all of the cosmetic benefits so it can dramatically improve your appearance as well.
Aging Skin and Your Brows
The natural aging process is accompanied by your skin naturally losing its elasticity. Elasticity is your skin’s ability to stretch and bounce back. The loss of elasticity is caused by a decrease in the production of collagen and elastin. Both are proteins that give your skin its natural structure and elasticity. This begins as early as your late 20s so it is important to protect and care for your skin.
The natural aging process can be accelerated by environmental and lifestyle habits that are damaging to your skin. Some environmental factors include sun exposure, pollution, and tobacco smoke. These can harm your skin and cause premature aging. In addition to environmental factors, certain lifestyle habits can be harmful to your skin. Excessive alcohol consumption, poor sleep hygiene and patterns, lack of regular exercise, poor diet, and chronic stress can be damaging to your skin. Living a healthy and balanced lifestyle is key when it comes to slowing down the signs of aging.
Brow Lift Procedure
A brow lift targets the obvious signs of aging in your forehead. Also referred to as a “forehead lift,” a brow lift addresses the signs of aging by removing excess skin and tightening up the forehead area. This provides an awake and youthful look that tightens up your forehead without looking overdone. Moving forward with the procedure involves a consultation. The consultation is a great place to share your expectations so the surgeon can determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure. Candidates should be in good overall health, non-smokers, and have realistic expectations about the procedure. Many people combine a brow lift with other procedures, such as Botox, fillers, or eyelid surgery in Greenwich. While a brow lift alone can dramatically improve your appearance, combining procedures can enhance your results.
Eyelid Surgery in Greenwich
If your vision is impacted by heavy brows, consider a brow lift with Dr. Mahsa Sohrab. She is the top cosmetic eyelid surgeon and board-certified oculofacial plastic surgeon in Greenwich. She has helped countless patients improve their appearance and restore their vision. In fact, patients not only report improvements when it comes to their vision, but they also experience a confidence boost due to the results. The first step to improving your life begins with a consultation. Contact Dr. Sohrab and her team to schedule a consultation today!