Direct brow lift: a cosmetic and reconstructive (but mostly reconstructive) procedure

Advantages and disadvantages of direct brow lifting Direct brow lifting has many advantages over other forms of brow lifting, and one major disadvantage.  I’ll start... Read More

Cosmetic and Medical Upper Lid and Brow Procedures in Men

This patient complained of visual obstruction from the upper lids. The upper lid tissue folded over the lashes and into the visual axis.  It was... Read More

Ectropion Repair and Direct Brow Lift in Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

This 81 year old gentleman came to see me because he had poor vision from a drooping brow, and discomfort from a folded out lower... Read More

Refreshing results from a temporal browlift and blepharoplasty

This patient complained of heavy upper lids, eyebrow asymmetry, and some circles beneath the lower lids. She elected to undergo cosmetic browlifting, with right sided... Read More

4 Lid Blepharoplasty: Proper Incision Placement

There is not a week of office visits that goes by without at least one patient presenting with inappropriately-placed upper lid incisions from prior surgery.... Read More

Internal brow lifting

The brow position can be modified in selected patients using internal approaches:  the muscles that depress the brow medially (toward the nose) can be released from... Read More

Questions about eyelid and eyebrow incision healing?

Upper blepharoplasty incisions heal very well when properly taken care of.  The same is true for direct brow incisions. Read More

Male blepharoplasty and brow lifting

Dr. Walrath also performs a great deal of blepharoplasty and brow procedures for men.  Two examples of recent surgical patients are seen below.  Both of... Read More

Surgery for melanoma after cosmetic eyelid surgery

Often, I perform cosmetic surgery at the same time as reconstructive surgery, and the story often involves a patient who has upper lids obscuring his... Read More

Direct brow lifting in combination with eyelid surgery can provide excellent results in men

Direct browlifting involves making incisions right above the eyebrow.  As you can imagine, it works well in men with bushy eyebrows.  It is a superior... Read More

Dr. Walrath’s “The Open Browlift” manuscript is accepted for publication

In conjunction with Dr. Clinton McCord, Dr. Walrath’s recently submitted review on open browlifting techniques in cosmetic brow elevation surgery has been accepted for publication... Read More