Brow Lifts for Men

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Brow Lifts for Men

A male brow lift is a specialized surgical procedure designed to address the unique aesthetic concerns and goals of male patients. As men age, they may experience sagging or drooping of the brow area, which can create a tired or angry appearance. Additionally, certain facial features such as heavy brows or deep forehead wrinkles can contribute to a less masculine appearance.

At David L. Abramson, MD, we understand the importance of maintaining masculine features while achieving a refreshed and rejuvenated look. For men, this procedure must be performed correctly so that they do not get a surprised look with overly arched eyebrows. Dr. David Abramson, a board-certified plastic surgeon with extensive experience in facial aesthetics, offers customized brow lift procedures tailored specifically for male patients.

If you are considering a brow lift or any other male plastic surgery procedure, contact us to schedule a consultation at our Franklin Lakes or Englewood location, in New Jersey, or book your appointment at our Manhattan office. During your one-on-one meeting, Dr. Abramson will guide you through the process, answer any questions you may have, and provide expert recommendations tailored to your specific needs. Call us today at (201) 731-3134 (New Jersey) or (212) 774-1828 (New York) to take the first step towards achieving a more youthful and confident appearance.

Read more about brow lifts and other plastic surgery procedures on Dr. Abramson’s blog.

About Brow Lifts for Men

The brow area plays a significant role in defining our facial features and expressing our emotions. For men, a strong and masculine brow is often desired, as it can convey confidence and vitality. However, as we age, the effects of gravity, genetics, and lifestyle factors can cause the brow to droop, resulting in a tired or angry appearance.

When it comes to brow lifts for men, an individualized approach is essential to ensure optimal results that align with masculine features. Dr. Abramson takes into account factors such as hairline position, brow shape, and facial structure to create a customized treatment plan for each patient.

Why Do Brows Droop With Age?

Eyebrow ptosis, or droopy eyebrows, is a common concern among men as they age. The masculine features that we associate with strength and vitality can be compromised by the descent of the eyebrows over time. Understanding the causes and effects of eyebrow drooping in men is key to addressing this issue and restoring a more youthful appearance.

As men get older, several factors contribute to the sagging of their eyebrows. One primary factor is the natural aging process, which leads to the loss of collagen and elasticity in the skin. (1) This loss of structural support causes the eyebrows to gradually descend, creating a tired or sad expression. Additionally, the effects of gravity play a significant role in the descent of the eyebrows over time.

Physiologically, the muscles that lift and support the eyebrows may weaken with age. As these muscles become less efficient, the brow area experiences a downward pull, contributing to the drooping effect. The accumulation of sun damage and environmental factors can further accelerate this process, resulting in more pronounced brow sagging.

Types of Brow Lift

Endoscopic Brow Lift

The endoscopic brow lift uses minimally invasive techniques with small incisions and a tiny camera to lift and reposition the brows through the use of specialized instruments. (2) It provides natural-looking results with minimal scarring and a faster recovery time.

Lateral Brow Lift

The lateral brow lift, also known as a temporal brow lift, focuses on addressing sagging eyebrows on the outer portion of the forehead. This technique involves making small incisions within the hairline at the temples. Through these incisions, the surgeon will elevate and secure the brow in a more youthful position. The temporal brow lift is ideal for patients who have mild to moderate brow ptosis and require targeted correction in the outer brow area.

Coronal Brow Lift

The coronal brow lift is a traditional technique that involves making an incision across the top of the scalp, from ear to ear. Through this incision, the surgeon lifts and repositions the underlying tissues and removes any excess skin. (3) The coronal brow lift allows for comprehensive correction of the entire forehead and brow area.

Benefits of a Male Brow Lift

  • Improved Facial Appearance: A brow lift can significantly enhance your facial appearance by lifting droopy eyelids and creating a more alert and youthful look.
  • Reduced Signs of Aging: Brow lifts effectively minimize the visible signs of aging, such as deep forehead creases, frown lines, and sagging skin, giving you a more youthful appearance.
  • Enhanced Self-Confidence: By addressing concerns related to sagging brows and forehead wrinkles, a brow lift can boost your self-confidence and improve your overall quality of life.
  • Increased Attractiveness: A well-defined and lifted brow can enhance your facial attractiveness, improving your overall facial symmetry and balance.
  • Improved Symmetry of Facial Features: Dr. Abramson’s expertise ensures that your brow lift achieves optimal symmetry and harmony with your other facial.

When considering a brow lift, it is essential to consult with a qualified plastic surgeon who understands the intricacies of male facial aesthetics. Dr. David Abramson’s expertise and dedication to achieving natural-looking results make him an excellent choice for your brow lift needs. Contact our Franklin Lakes or Englewood location today at (201) 731-3134, or call our Manhattan office at (212) 774-1828 to book your consultation.

Candidates for a Male Brow Lift

Candidates for a brow lift are men who desire to address certain aesthetic concerns related to their forehead and brow region. These concerns may include droopy eyelids, heavy or sagging brows, and an overall lack of definition in the upper face.

The ideal candidate for a male brow lift is in good overall health, a non-smoker, and has realistic expectations for the outcome of the procedure. Age is not a limiting factor, as long as the individual is in good physical condition to undergo surgery.

Personal Consultation

When it comes to rejuvenating your appearance and achieving a more youthful, masculine look, a personal consultation with Dr. David Abramson at our Franklin Lakes practice is essential. During this comprehensive consultation, Dr. Abramson will take the time to understand your specific concerns and goals for your brow area.

As an experienced plastic surgeon specializing in plastic surgery procedures for men, Dr. Abramson will carefully evaluate your facial structure and determine the most suitable approach for your brow lift surgery. Whether you are dealing with droopy eyelids, lack of definition in your eyebrows, or forehead aging, Dr. Abramson will create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs and goals.

How Do I Prepare for a Brow Lift?

Prior to the surgery, it is important to discontinue the use of blood thinners, supplements, and certain medications as instructed by Dr. Abramson. Nicotine use should be ceased leading up to the surgery and throughout the recovery period. Patients are encouraged to fill prescriptions for pain medication and antibiotics in advance to have them readily available post-surgery.

Patients are advised to arrange for a ride home and an escort if sedation or general anesthesia will be used during the procedure. It is recommended to coordinate adequate time off from work and social commitments to allow for proper rest and recovery.

How is Brow Lift Recovery?

Following brow lift surgery, it is common to experience some swelling and bruising, especially around the forehead and eye area. This is a natural response of the body and should subside gradually over time. To manage the swelling, we recommend keeping your head elevated when resting and avoiding any strenuous activities that could potentially impact the healing process.

During the recovery phase, it is crucial to strictly adhere to the post-operative instructions provided by Dr. Abramson. This includes properly caring for the incision sites, which may be concealed within the hairline or along the natural creases of the forehead. Our team will guide you on how to clean and protect these areas to minimize scarring and promote optimal healing.

To alleviate any potential discomfort, Dr. Abramson may prescribe medication tailored to your specific needs. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and schedule as instructed.

Male Facelift

If you are looking for more comprehensive facial rejuvenation, consider a male facelift. A male facelift is a transformative surgical procedure designed specifically for men to address the signs of facial aging and enhance their facial appearance. It focuses on addressing specific concerns that are common among men, such as preserving masculine features and avoiding an overdone or feminized look. Dr. Abramson understands the importance of maintaining a strong jawline, defined chin, and overall facial harmony while achieving a more youthful aesthetic.

How Much are Brow Lifts for Men in Franklin Lakes?

The cost of a brow lift for men can vary depending on several factors. At our practice, we understand the unique needs and desires of our male patients seeking to enhance their masculine features and address concerns such as droopy eyelids. We offer a comprehensive range of options to help you achieve your desired results.

If you’re ready to take the next step towards achieving a rejuvenated and refreshed appearance, we invite you to contact our practice at the relevant number below.

Franklin Lakes: (201) 731-3134

Englewood: (201) 731-3134

New York City: (212) 774-1828


  1. De Jong R, Hohman MH. Brow Ptosis. PubMed. Published 2021. 
  2. Raggio BS, Winters R. Endoscopic Brow Lift. PubMed. Published 2022.
  3. Bahmani Kashkouli M, Karimi N, Sianati H, Khademi B. Techniques of Eyebrow Lifting: A Narrative Review. Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision Research. Published online April 6, 2020. doi: 

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