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Browplasty Procedures by a Trusted Connecticut-Based Plastic Surgeon

A brow lift, also known as a forehead lift, can be performed in our Connecticut offices to reduce forehead wrinkles and raise droopy eyelids. Also known as browplasty, the procedure:

  • Minimizes horizontal creases across the forehead
  • Minimizes horizontal lines between the eyes, high on the bridge of the nose
  • Improves vertical furrows between the eyebrows
  • Lifts low or sagging brows for a happier facial expression
  • Corrects for droopy or hooded eyelids that can interfere with eyesight

Most often a brow lift is a cosmetic procedure, but vision improvements may be considered as reconstructive. Overall a brow lift tightens and smooths the skin for a more youthful appearance.

Traditional and Endoscopic Approach

A traditional or classic brow lift involves an incision below the hairline, across the forehead. We lift the skin to smooth the wrinkles and reposition the eyebrows. Some people may be candidates for an endoscopic brow lift. An endoscope is a flexible, thin tube with a camera and light. After making several small incisions along the scalp, we insert an endoscope for an internal view of the forehead. Then using special instruments, we lift the skin, smooth the wrinkles and reposition the brows.

Why Choose Us?

Experience you can trust. Dr. Reilly is board certified in general and plastic surgery, and has performed numerous brow lifts throughout the years. He has been in private practice since 2002. He is affiliated with several area hospitals including Griffin Hospital, a major Yale affiliate, where he is chief of plastic surgery.

High quality care. One of Connecticut's leading plastic surgeons, Dr. Reilly uses advanced techniques and procedures to provide quality care tailored to your needs. We are dedicated to safety. We do not use an office surgery suite. Dr. Reilly performs surgery in local hospitals that meet federal and state compliance, with specialized equipment and board-certified anesthesiologists, to ensure complete patient satisfaction.

Timely appointments. We encourage you to bring a friend or a family member with you, and to ask questions.  After your surgery, we offer prompt appointments for follow-up care, and you can always reach us if you have any concerns.

Educational support. We thoroughly explain each procedure – how to prepare and what to expect – for your comfort and peace of mind. Informative handouts, our website, and one-on-one teaching with our nurses and staff will help prepare and reassure you.

Compassionate understanding. Our kind and attentive staff offer support and guidance. We know that surgery is a big step, and it may take months before you decide to move forward. We respect and honor your privacy, and understand that you may not want to share your decision with family or friends. Maybe you are wrestling with what you should or shouldn't do to feel better, stronger, and more confident. We are here to help – weighing choices and possibilities with you. We are sensitive to your concerns. We are committed to helping you look your best, feel your best, and be your best.

Delighted patients. Dr. Reilly and our staff consistently receive high marks from patients who are pleased with their experience and results. With their permission, we are happy to share before and after photos with you.

Financing and Payment Plans

Because a brow lift is considered an elective procedure, health insurance does not cover the surgery. (There may be some exceptions, however, for a brow lift that corrects droopy eyelids to improve vision.)  Also, the cost of the procedure can vary greatly from patient to patient, based on body type and desired results. We accept cash, check, and major credit cards. We have also worked with CareCredit for many years to provide the best financing services available.

Schedule a Free Brow Lift Consultation

To learn more about brow lift services, please call 203.924.2900. Our locations in New Haven, Shelton and Norwalk are easily accessible from the Woodbridge, Fairfield, Greenwich, New Canaan and Southport regions, and beyond.

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Shelton, CT 06484


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