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Most Forehead Lift Patients Recommend Procedure: Survey
Date:9/18/2012

remains too high for a long time, a disaster in my opinion."

That's because a too-high brow lift causes a person to look surprised, he said.

For the new study, researchers Dr. Nikolaos Papadopulos and colleagues successfully surveyed 98 forehead lift patients from 143 total whose records were reviewed. They all underwent the procedures at University Hospital Rechts der Isar of the Munich Technical University, between 1994 and 2007.

All but 4 percent of the patients were women, and the women's average age was 60.

After an average follow-up time of just over three years, 63 percent of the patients said they'd definitely or likely have the procedure again, while 18 percent said they definitely or likely wouldn't. Eighteen percent said they might.

The percentages were similar when researchers asked patients if they'd recommend the procedure to others.

Of the 28 patients who said they worked, 16 said they needed recovery time away from work of three weeks or more; nine patients needed two weeks or less.

Olding, who's familiar with the study findings, said one number -- the 32 percent who said they weren't likely or certain to recommend the procedure -- is "a very high percentage for a cosmetic surgery procedure."

What's the take-home message of the research? "Don't think of this as a 'minor' procedure, because you may have to stay out of circulation greater than four to six weeks," Olding said. "And there are many patients who are not overly enthusiastic about the results."

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Learn more about plastic surgery from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

SOURCES: Michael Olding, M.D., chief, plastic surgery, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington D.C.; Nitin Chauhan, M.D., facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and otolaryngologist, U
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