Subcutaneous lateral brow lift, an option with local anesthesia.

Subcutaneous lateral brow lift, an option with local anesthesia.

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Sergio Olate


The aim of this article is to present a case series of subcutaneous lateral brow lifts with local anesthesia. The case series includes 9 subjects operated on between 2014 and 2016, with an average age of 57 years and with no limitations on ethnic group or gender. The surgery was done bilaterally entirely under local anesthesia. After a minimum follow-up of 3 months, no major complications were observed, only partial suture dehiscence at two surgical sites that did not require surgical management of the zone. Good results were established, being fast, economical and with low morbidity. It is concluded that the subcutaneous brow lift with local anesthesia can be applied with a low rate of complications and good results.


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