visible signs of ageing by minimizing brow
furrows, frown lines and elevating sagging or
fallen brows (ptosis). A Forehead Lift creates a
more youthful, alert appearance.
Several small incisions hidden within the
hairline allow access for an endoscope (surgical
microscope) and surgical instruments to modify
underlying muscle, tighten tissue and raise
sagging brows. If excess wrinkled skin must be
removed, a coronal incision one hidden within
the hairline and across the top of the scalp is
Forehead Lifts are generally performed as an
outpatient procedure under local anesthesia with
sedation, general anesthesia may be recommended.
Swelling will subside within 2-4 weeks.
Final results appear in 1-2 months. Incision
lines continue to refine and fade for up to one
The cost for a forehead lift is about R11, 000 - R16,
This cost includes the surgeonís fee, the anaesthetist
and clinic fee.