Facial Plast Surg 1999; 15(3): 183-191
DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1064318
© 1999 by Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.

Surgical Rejuvenation of the Brow and Forehead

Jonathan M. Sykes
  • Director, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Associate Professor Otolaryngology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
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02. Juni 2008 (online)


The position and orientation of eyebrows plays an important part in the overall appearance of the face. Many incisions and approaches have been described to elevate a ptotic eyebrow. It is essential to understand the periorbital anatomy and the biomechanics of elevation and fixation of the brow and forehead soft tissues. If properly planned and executed, surgical brow lifts can restore a youthful appearance to eyelids and the orbit.