Lifting the Brows
- Posted on: Aug 15 2019
We all rely on facial cues to interpret communication. This is especially true of the area around our eyes because the eyes are the focal point of the face. The position of your brows can give the impression that you’re very tired or even angry when you’re actually anything but.
Sagging brows are a result of years of repeated facial expressions such as squinting, frowning, and smiling. These expressions all pull your brows downward at some point. Throw in the sun damage that we all receive living at altitude in Salt Lake and Park City, along with the natural loss of muscle tension in the area, and our brows sag. Creases form between your eyebrows (the dreaded 11s) and the heavy brow skin pushes your eyelid skin lower, giving you a hooded appearance.
If this sound like the upper third of your face, a brow lift from Dr. Saltz is the only way to reposition your brows and take away the fatigued, perpetually angry look.
Who can use a brow lift?
Most of us don’t realize the degree to which our brows have descended. Why? Because when we look in the mirror most of us subconsciously raise our eyebrows. A brow lift is a great procedure for patients who have sagging or low eyebrows. It’s a good answer for people with the 11s, and for those with deep lines on the forehead. During your consultation, Dr. Saltz will show you how your brow position is affecting your outward demeanor, and how much your sagging brows are aging your face.
Dr. Saltz employs different techniques in his brow lifts, depending on the individual situation of the patient. This surgery demands a certain artistic ability, combined with surgical skill, to create the balance needed for natural-looking results. Many women avoid brow lift surgery because they are worried that they will end up with overly raised brows or a surprised look. You’ve no doubt seen these poor executions in celebrities such as Kenny Rogers.
With an eye on keeping a natural look, Dr. Saltz is very cautious with his brow lift procedures. He seeks to address the brow shape along its entire length for a more natural and soft enhancement. Changes are usually more restrained and always at a lateral angle. This keeps patients with natural rejuvenation, not an unnatural perpetually “shocked” look. He is also very careful about incision locations so that they don’t overly impact your hairstyle options.
A brow lift isn’t something to trust to just any surgeon. Dr. Saltz is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He has been performing plastic surgery procedures for almost 30 years. If you’re interested in a brow lift with Dr. Saltz, please call our Salt Lake City, (801) 274-9500, or Park City, (435) 655-6612, offices to set up your consultation.