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Possible Complications Associated with Forehead Lifts
Possible complications associated with forehead lift surgeries may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Although rare, the formation of a scar may occur. It can be treated surgically by removing the wide scar tissue, allowing a new, thinner scar to appear.
Also uncommon is injury to the nerves that control movement of the eyebrows. This can cause the loss of ability to raise the eyebrows or wrinkle the forehead. Surgery may be necessary to correct this problem.
The loss of sensation around the incision is especially common with the classic forehead lift. Although it is usually temporary, it can be permanent.
During the endoscopic forehead lift, there is a slight chance of complications arising causing the surgeon to switch techniques and proceed with the classic forehead lift. This can result in a more extensive scar and a longer recovery period.