With the passing of the years, wrinkles of expression may appear on the forehead that displease many women and men. They appear mainly when we raise our eyebrows. The frontal muscle is one of the most requested in the face, generating deep horizontal wrinkles that sometimes appear early.
The wrinkles on the forehead are formed primarily by repetitive motions, such as when we frown as we speak or become preoccupied and thoughtful. There are some aesthetic medicine features that can be used to correct these wrinkles. Among them are plastic surgery of the forehead, the frontal endoscopic facelift and the application of botulinum toxin, Botox.
Plastic surgery on the forehead or front lifting is performed through small incisions on the scalp, in which the frontal region is detached, the wrinkle muscles in the forehead are weakened, giving the patient a renewed appearance.
Dr. Rodrigo performs all your surgeries with as much attention and calm as possible. Following an individualized surgical plan minutely for each patient, using all their technical capacity and resources to arrive at the best possible result, and only then, the surgery can be finished. Dr. Rodrigo only leaves the surgical center when he is sure that he has reached the maximum, the desired result.
Plastic Surgeon Rodrigo Mangaravite, who attends in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro and in São Paulo, explains that nowadays, there is already surgery of forehead lifting by video, through only three holes. In the videoendoscopic frontal facelift, the surgeon treats the muscular region and raises his forehead slightly.
These expression wrinkles are formed due to the contraction of the musculature. The purpose of surgery is to decrease muscle strength, similar action of that caused by botulinum toxin. In the brow lift surgery by video, the muscles of the frontal region, which cause these wrinkles, are weakened. Anesthesia may be local with sedation or general, depending on the surgeon. The patient returns home the same day.
Botox to the forehead is the most commonly used procedure to correct wrinkles in the frontal region. However, its effect is not permanent, lasting from four to six months. The application of botulinum toxin is performed in the office and takes three days to take effect.