With age, the effects of the sun and habitual facial expression, transverse and longitudinal wrinkles appear on forehead. Brows fall on the orbit of the eye or eyelids begin to fall over the eye causing the face to have a tired and aged look. There are various ways of treating these symptoms of aging.
Beginning at age 30, a periodic Botulinum toxin A treatment will slow the aging process. A radio frequency treatment can also be given to stimulate the production of collagen. In the early or mid 40s, a side-haired eyebrow lift can be made which will slow the droop of the eyebrows and eyelids.
Depending on the individual situation a thread lift can be performed. Small incisions are made in the scalp, baggy skin is removed and the skin is re-draped. This surgery may be performed in two hours and the patient can leave the hospital in the same day. Stitches are not obvious and this operation is effective for many years.