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Maintaining a Youthful Appearance

The importance of both eyebrow position and eyebrow shape and their contribution to maintaining a youthful and rested appearance, cannot be overlooked. Sagging skin and a drooping forehead can cause us to appear tired, angry or sad, despite an excellent mood.

What is a brow lift?

Brow descent is an inevitable part of the aging face. A brow lift, therefore, is used to describe the process of restoring the eyebrows to a more youthful position. Brow lifting, however is not without nuance, and the concept of “less is more” is essential to achieving natural looking results. There are many variations of brow lifting procedures. Selecting the most appropriate technique should be individualized and based on characteristics unique to you.

What are the advantages of a brow lift?

  • Improved brow shape
  • Improved vision in some cases
  • A more relaxed and inviting facial expression
  • Minimal scarring
  • Specific techniques can be performed under local anesthesia 

FAQS about brow lift surgery with Dr. Pratt in Charlotte, NC

Where are the incisions placed for brow lift surgery?

The many variations of brow lift techniques. These techniques cover a broad spectrum of surgical approaches with incisions being placed in the mid portion of the scalp, near the hairline, and in some cases within the eyebrow itself.

Why do some people appear to have a startled or surprised look after a brow lift?

Recognizing how a brow lift can be used to create a more youthful look is essential to achieving a refreshed look rather than an artificial one. Lifting the eyebrows without a specific intention on optimizing the overall brow shape can lead to a chronically worried, angry, or startled appearance.

Can brow lifts be done in combination with other procedures?

Yes, brow lifts in my practice are used to complement other procedures such as cosmetic eyelid surgery or facelift surgery. In most instances, brow lifting acts to accentuate the effects of other, more foundational procedures and is rarely done in isolation.

What is a chemical brow lift?

The use of cosmetic neurotoxins such as BOTOX® or Dysport® can be placed strategically along the forehead to help optimize brow shape. These are temporary solutions and reserved for individuals with mild to moderate brow droop.

Why choose Dr. Pratt in Charlotte, NC for a brow lift?

Perhaps the most tell-tale sign of an artificial or “done” look is the abnormally elevated eyebrow. Simply put, merely elevating an eyebrow doesn’t imply that the end result is a more youthful looking face.

It is his uncompromising commitment to restoring youth and delivering superior, natural-looking results, that make Dr. Pratt on of the most sought-after plastic surgeons in the region. His customized, bespoke approach focuses on tailoring every aspect of the surgical plan based on the uniqueness of the individual. 

After graduating from the University of Florida College of Medicine, Dr. Pratt completed his residency in general surgery at Carolinas Medical Center, in Charlotte. He then went on to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he completed his fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 

Although Dr. Pratt is one of the few plastic surgeons in Charlotte, NC, who continues to take emergency facial trauma calls at multiple area hospitals, his private practice is dedicated exclusively to aesthetic surgery of the breast, body, and face. Bespoke Plastic Surgery is located in south Charlotte and nestled in the heart of Ballantyne. The office is beautifully appointed and equipped with an unparalleled state-of-the-art, on-site surgery center.

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