Lifting the Brows & Lifting Your Confidence

Oculofacial plastic surgeon Dr. Caroline Vargason can perform a brow lift in Boise to help improve the appearance of your eyebrows and forehead. This procedure is best if you have a low or sagging brow or have noticed asymmetry. Dr. Vargason specializes in treating the areas of the face surrounding the eyes and can personalize your treatment to best suit your unique needs. 

What Is a Brow Lift?

A brow lift is a surgical procedure that can enhance your eyebrows and the forehead. Age can cause your brows to shift, pushing them further down. This is coupled with a loss of skin elasticity that can cause the eyebrows to move closer to the eyelashes. 

A brow lift can target these areas and help you achieve a more refreshed and youthful appearance. 

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Why Choose Dr. Vargason?

Dr. Vargason is a highly-trained, board-certified oculofacial plastic surgeon and is the founder of Nava Face & Eye. She received a Medical Degree and a Doctorate from UCLA and then went on to complete her residency in ophthalmology at The Vanderbilt Eye Institute. It was during this time that she discovered oculofacial plastic surgery and became passionate about the field. She was handpicked for a prestigious two-year fellowship at the Cincinnati Eye Institute and then gained significant experience while working at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Caroline Vargason is an expert in restoring the areas that surround the eyes. When working with patients, her goal is to help them achieve a brighter, more rejuvenated appearance that exceeds their goals for the procedure. If you are interested in a consultation, contact Nava Face & Eye today.

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Who Is a Candidate for a Brow Lift?

If you have noticed your forehead or brows beginning to slope down, you may be a candidate for this procedure. You may also be experiencing a resting face that appears tired, upset, or older than you are. To determine if you are a candidate for a brow lift in Boise, you will need a consultation with Dr. Vargason. During your consultation, she will review your medical history and examine your facial anatomy. This will help her determine if you are a candidate and what surgical techniques will work best for you.

If you are found to be a candidate for the procedure, Dr. Vargason will discuss your next steps as well as pre-and post-operative care instructions. 

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Benefits of a Brow Lift 

A brow lift can help achieve the following benefits:

  • Lift and reposition the brow line
  • Improve forehead lines and wrinkles 
  • Create more “open” eyes 
  • Tighten and firm the skin on the forehead
  • Remove excess tissue from the upper eyelids 
  • Reduce signs of aging including heaviness

Your Recovery 

Once the procedure is complete, you will return home to recover. You may wish to take one to two weeks off work to recover fully. You will experience some bruising, swelling, and discomfort during this time. After one week, you can return to most regular activities but may still be experiencing some bruising. Dr. Vargason will check with you throughout your recovery to ensure you are healing well and can answer any questions you may have. 

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Dr. Vargason’s Technique

Each area of your face must balance specific proportions to achieve facial symmetry. The brows frame and highlight the eyes and need to be in the proper position for a refreshed eye appearance. Dr. Vargason works with this area of the face every day and is an expert in achieving natural-looking results.

When she performs a brow lift, she customizes her approach for each patient based on their unique anatomy, medical history, and ability to heal. There are several ways to lift the brows, and Dr. Vargason can determine which one will best complement your bone structure and work best for your aesthetic goals.

Different Types of Brow Lift 

Your brow lift in Boise will be performed under general anesthesia and takes roughly one to two hours to complete. Different brow lift techniques vary based on the results you wish to achieve. These include: 

Internal Brow Lift

This brow procedure is best if you are experiencing mild to moderate sagging. This procedure is less invasive than other brow lifts. For this procedure, Dr. Vargason will use an incision hidden in the fold of your upper eyelid.

Trichophytic Brow Lift

For this procedure, Dr. Vargason can lower a high forehead and correct sagging across the brows. 

Hairline Brow Lift

For this procedure, Dr. Vargason will create an incision between the top of your forehead and the start of your hairline to lift the brows. 

Coronal Brow Lift

Dr. Vargason will create an incision behind your hairline that runs across the top of your head and then lift your forehead to help lift the brows. 

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“She not only did an amazing job, but she was also always available. Dr. Vargason is the best. Had eyelid reconstruction, and she not only did an amazing job, she was always available for a phone call or returned my call immediately during the healing process. If I ever need any other procedures, she will be the one I go to.” 


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Brow Lift FAQ

What age are most brow lift patients?

Can I combine a brow lift with other procedures?

Can a brow lift be performed on men?

What age are most brow lift patients?

The exact age will always vary, but many patients are between the ages of 40-65. You may be younger or older and still be a candidate for the procedure.

Can I combine a brow lift with other procedures?

Yes. Dr. Vargason can help guide you on which procedures will best complement your brow lift results. Some of the most popular include upper or lower eyelid surgery or a midface lift.

Can a brow lift be performed on men?

Yes. This is a common procedure for both men and women. The brows and forehead can show signs of aging on anyone, and a brow lift can help all patients with these concerns.

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