What to expect after Surgery & Potential Complication

What Results Can I Expect After Surgery? 

  • Immediately after surgery, you will experience some temporary swelling and bruising in your eyebrow and forehead areas, which may possibly last for up to 10 days. The initially night, it’s important to rest with your head elevated. You can use a cold compress to help control swelling. You may possibly also experience mild discomfort at {the} surgical site, which is typically controlled with doctor prescribed oral medications. Head dressings and drain tubes (if used) are removed within a few days after surgery. You can usually take a shower and wash your hair a few days later. When healing begins, you may possibly experience numbing and itching at {the} incision sites. Most patients recover from traditional brow lift surgery in about 2 weeks. Recovery time can be even faster with endoscopic brow lift surgery. At this point, you may possibly feel {the} Endotine Forehead device under {the} skin and experience some increased sensitivity in {the} area until {the} bioabsorbable material goes away.
  • If you’re like most brow lift patients, you’ll be very pleased with your refreshed and rejuvenated appearance. Although it may possibly take several months to see {the} final results, you’ll probably agree that your new look was worth {the} wait.
  • The length of time your brow lift lasts will vary. A number of factors, including heredity and lifestyle, all play a role in your long-term results. Although you will appear younger, remember that you are still continuing to age. In {the} future, you may possibly also want to make additional surgical improvements.
  • Complications of brow lifts depend on {the} technique used.
  • Complications may possibly be related to either {the} incision or due to {the} extent of dissection site.

Potential complications include

  • Visible scar
  • Alopecia is believed to due to ischemia along {the} opposing wound edges,
  • Hypesthesia and hematoma
  • Overcorrection
  • Undercorrection

What are {the} Surgical Risks?

  • Each year, thousands of men and women undergo endoscopic brow lift procedures and experience no complications.
  • Although problems are rare and usually minor, it’s best to discuss possible complications with your surgeon. And, remember that you can help minimize risks by following {the} advice and instructions you receive from your health care professional, both before and after surgery.

Possible Risks Associated with {the} ENDOTINE Forehead Fixation Device and Other Medical Implants?

  • Although {the} ENDOTINE Forehead fixation device is designed for endoscopic appearance. brow lift surgery, it’s important to understand there are potentialrisks inherent in this and other medical implants. For example, you mayexperience discomfort, infection, and wound healing problems over {the} implant. In addition, you may possibly be able to feel {the} device under {the} skin which may possibly be sensitive to touch. Much less likely, but possible, is that your skin or hair may possibly become thinner over {the} device, and you may possibly experience some scarring if there is a wound healing complication around {the} device. At some point, you may possibly want to remove {the} implant requiring a minor procedure if your sensitivity to {the} device is great enough that you don’t want to wait until {the} implant dissolves.
  • Since {the} ENDOTINE Forehead fixation device and other fixation devices used in endoscopic brow lift surgery are anchored in {the} bone of {the} skull,other risks are possible, though extremely rare. There may possibly be complications from making {the} bone hole that could lead to serious injury. There is a possibility of bone infection, or {the} device may possibly disengage from {the} bone leading to a compromised surgical result or feeling of a moving implant under your skin. And, although {the} ENDOTINE Forehead fixation device is absorbable, you may possibly experience prolonged absorption time and want to remove {the} device, especially if you are experiencing discomfort or other problems.

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