A non-surgical brow lift, or ‘chemical brow lift’, is an effective way to diminish the signs of ageing and rejuvenate the appearance of the brow area. The procedure is an excellent option for individuals who want to lift the brow area, minimise wrinkles and restore the natural shape of the brow contour, to create a more youthful look without undergoing surgery.
What is a non-surgical brow lift?
A non-surgical brow lift is a subtle but effective aesthetic treatment that is used to elevate the eyebrows and reduce forehead creases and lines. It is a minimally invasive procedure that can be performed in a clinical setting.
When performed by an experienced medical professional, it is a safe procedure with minimal downtime, and the initial effects can be seen quickly. The full effects can last for several months before further treatment is necessary.
What are the benefits of a non-surgical brow lift?
A non-surgical brow lift can restore a more youthful appearance to the brow region by:
- Lifting the eyebrows
- Diminishing the appearance of lines and wrinkles
- Assisting in correcting uneven brows
- Enhancing and restoring the natural contour of the brow
- Improving the appearance of hooded eyes
The treatment is brief (approximately 10 minutes) and requires no downtime, allowing you to quickly resume your daily activities.
How long does a non-surgical brow lift take?
Non-surgical brow lifts typically take 10 minutes and have no downtime, making them suitable for those who want to look their best without the downtime associated with extensive eyelid surgery.
How long do the results of a non-surgical brow lift last?
The benefits of a non-surgical brow lift can last for several months, depending on the technique. The effects ofbotulinum toxin can last between 3 and 6 months, whereasdermal fillers can last up to 18 months. The results of a non-surgical brow lift will gradually fade over time, but repeated injections can be administered to preserve the results.
Which concerns does a non-surgical brow lift treat?
A non-surgical brow lift helps to minimise visible indications of ageing in the forehead and eyebrow region.
The treatment can assist with:
- Sagging brows/loss of eyebrow contour as a result of ageing
- Frown lines and wrinkles on the forehead
- Hooded eyes
How quickly will I see the results of my non-surgical brow lift treatment?
A non-surgical brow lift is a safe and effective treatment that offers quick results.
Within24 to 48 hoursof the procedure, the treatment's effects will become increasingly apparent; however, it can takeup to 14 daysfor the full effects to be noticeable.
Why should I choose Miss Elizabeth Hawkes?
Miss Elizabeth Hawkes is an expert in blepharoplasty, eye surgery, and advanced facial plastic surgery. She is a member of the Aesthetics Journal's clinical advisory board, where she works to establish industry standards and provides critical ophthalmology expert perspectives on cosmetic eye procedures. Miss Hawkes is committed to providing the greatest possible degree of service to her extensive clients. Her education and experience enable her to give her clients the best possible results, taking the time to discuss their specific wants and concerns. She personalises her brow lift treatments for each client, putting safety and comfort first.
Does a non-surgical brow lift hurt?
Non-surgical brow lifts are not considered painful. This treatment is chosen by many patients due to its minimally invasive nature.
Does a non-surgical brow lift leave scars?
No, a non-surgical brow lift leaves no visible scarring. This type of brow lift is non-invasive, meaning no incisions are required. Instead, injectable fillers and/or botulinum toxin are used to augment and smooth the brow area.
How do age changes occur around the forehead, brows, and eyelids?
The forehead, brows, and eyelids are among the first places to show signs of ageing. As we get older, our foreheads ‘sag’ and wrinkle, our brows droop, and the skin around our eyes ‘sags’, giving us a hooded appearance.
The good news is that these ageing indicators can be remedied in a variety of ways.Non-surgical brow lifts are popular treatments for raising the brows and removing lines and wrinkles. When conducted by a qualified medical practitioner, this procedure is incredibly effective and safe, resulting in a refreshed, more youthful appearance.
Is a non-surgical brow lift safe?
As with every non-surgical aesthetic procedure, there is a small amount of risk. But when performed by a competent medical practitioner,non-surgical brow lifts are a safe and effective techniqueto provide anti-ageing results around the eyes.
Mild post-treatment bruising or swelling can be hidden with light makeup.
Where can I get a non-surgical brow lift in London?
London is home to some of the leading professionals in the field of non-surgical aesthetic treatments — Miss Elizabeth Hawkes provides non-surgical brow lifts at the award-winning Cadogan Clinic.
Do I need an anaesthetic for a non-surgical brow lift?
When a non-surgical brow lift is performed, a muscle relaxant (botulinum toxin) and/or filler is injected into the forehead to contour and lift the brows, so there is no need for incisions or stitches. Therefore,it is often unnecessary to give anaesthesiabefore this treatment.
How should I prepare for my non-surgical brow lift?
To prepare for a non-surgical brow lift:
- Discuss the process and all associated risks with your doctor.
- Additionally, it is essential to remove any makeup or creams from your brow, as they may interfere with the treatment.
- Lastly, staying hydrated and obtaining adequate rest will help your body recover.
What happens during a non-surgical brow lift consultation?
A consultation for a brow lift begins with a discussion of your goals and expectations.
Miss Hawkes will evaluate your facial structure, skin type, and texture, in addition to discussing the possible treatments. She will outline the procedure in detail, including any potential risks. During the consultation, you will be able to ask Miss Hawkes any questions you have about the procedure, and she will be able to discuss your unique requirements and desired results.
What are the differences between a non-surgical and surgical brow lift?
Both procedures aim to elevate and reshape the eyebrows to produce a more youthful appearance.
The primary difference between a non-surgical brow lift and a surgical brow lift is that the effects of a surgical brow lift are more permanent and long-lasting. A surgical brow lift involves the surgical removal of extra skin and fat from the forehead region.
A non-surgical brow lift is a temporary but repeatable aesthetic treatment that involves the injection of botulinum toxin and/or filler to elevate and contour the brow.
Miss Elizabeth Hawkes will assess your suitability for a non-surgical brow lift versus a surgical brow lift at your initial consultation.
Am I a good candidate for a non-surgical brow lift?
The ideal candidate for a non-surgical brow lift is someone desiring a younger, more balanced face appearance:
- Non-surgical brow lifts can help elevate sagging brows and open the eyes.
- Non-surgical brow lifts are also excellent for reducing the appearance of wrinkles in the eyebrow and forehead area without surgery.
- This treatment is appropriate for those hesitant to undergo a more invasive procedure with a lengthier recovery period.
“As someone who's passionate about restoring the natural beauty of your eyes and face, I've spent over 17 years training to become a blepharoplasty specialist. I've honed my skills in both surgical and non-surgical bespoke treatments, so you can trust me to provide you with the best possible care. Let's work together to help you achieve your desired look and feel more confident in your own skin.”
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