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 might 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 might 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 might 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 might 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 might 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 might also want to make additional surgical improvements.
  • Complications of brow lifts depend on {the} technique used.
  • Complications might 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 might be able to feel {the} device under {the} skin which might be sensitive to touch. Much less likely, but possible, is that your skin or hair might become thinner over {the} device, and you might experience some scarring if there is a wound healing complication around {the} device. At some point, you might 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 might be complications from making {the} bone hole that could lead to serious injury. There is a possibility of bone infection, or {the} device might 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 might experience prolonged absorption time and want to remove {the} device, especially if you are experiencing discomfort or other problems.

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