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What is a Midforehead Browlift?


If you’ve avoided talking to a plastic surgeon about a forehead, brow, or facelift because you don’t like the idea of having a surgery along your hairline, there’s another option to consider.

Double board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph J. Rousso MD FACS offers an alternative lift procedure called the “midforehead browlift.” This particular lift is made by using a small incision along the middle of the forehead, tensing the skin from both above and below it. As such, Dr. Rousso can also lift the brows as necessary to suggest a younger and more aesthetically pleasing appearance.

What About the Incision Site?

A midforehead browlift “hides” the incision area inside of a natural crease in the forehead, called the central rhytids. Although it may be possible to see more easily if you’re looking closely in mirror, the minimally scarring is less noticeable than what most people assume it will be.

Treating Droopy Brows

As we age, gravity takes a toll on our physical appearance; especially around the eyes. Droopy eyebrows may even contribute to ptosis of the eyelids, which interfere with our vision if severe enough.

Mechanically lifting the brows through the use of a midforehead browlift lessens the amount of excess tissue above the eyelids, reducing ptosis and puffy looking eyes.

Schedule a Consultation in Manhattan, Queens

Dr. Rousso is certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery. His extensive training and experience make him one of the best midforehead browlift surgeons in the greater NYC area. We invite you to schedule a consultation to learn more about this and other alternative brow lift surgeries.

Posted on behalf of New York Facial Plastic Surgery

247 Third Avenue #404
New York, NY 10010

Phone: (212) 381-6110

What our patients are saying

  • Dr. Rousso was spectacular. Smart, listened to my issues, asked a variety of thoughtful questions to help identify and resolve my issue. Would absolutely recommend him to others. He was warm and personable and wonderful that he speaks Spanish. J. B.
  • My son had a cleft lip and now he looks like he never had it! Thank you so much! M. T.
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If you or a family member need facial plastic surgery or reconstructive surgery for aesthetic or functional issues in New York City, take the time to meet with Dr. Joseph Rousso for a consultation. His extensive education, experience and talent as a facial plastic surgeon cannot be surpassed, especially when it comes to balanced, natural-appearing results. Contact his office in Manhattan to schedule your consultation.

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Joseph J. Rousso, MD FACS

4.9 / 5.0

Based on 32 reviews

Nancy M.

They were very professional from the moment I walked in there. The doctor took the time to understand my pain and was ready to help and did a great job.

Lauren S.

Dr Rousso is patient, listens well and explains thoroughly. He has a warm manner and seems very knowledgeable. I highly recommend!

Joseph T.

Very personable doc – at no point in the appointment did I feel rushed. Great staff, too, and I was seen very quickly.

Cassandra F.

I love visits with Dr. Rousso. Always super nice, patient, thorough, and willing to answer any questions I have.

Lisa K.

Professional, informative, and didn't feel rushed. Was able to diagnose my condition.

Antonio V.

Dr Rousso is an excellent doctor, and my visit couldn’t be more pleasant. I highly recommend him.

Aaron B.

It appears Dr. Rousso diagnosed me both quickly and effectively. My symptoms are already clearing up!

Katherine T.

Dr Rousso gave me a great initial consult and a referral to a sinus specialist.