Once you age, your eyelids will get saggy and you will try to raise your eye brows due to the stuffy vision which will worsen the forehead wrinkles. Sagging eye brows let one look tired, depressed and even look old from deep wrinkles of forehead and glabella. Long icision used to be done following the upper forehead's hair line to fix the sagging skin and muscle upwards. However, due to the scar, numbness, bruising and swelling, 2~3 tiny incisions of 2~3cm are made at the back part of the hair line with endoscopic assisted to perform the forehead lifting in these days.
It is an implant specialized for lifting treatment which is mainly used in the world, which was FDA licensed in year 2003. It has very high tightening effect as sin tissues are fixed and pulled on the 5 prickles. Injected endotine dissolves within a year but the lifting effect itself is semi- permanent. Also, it let fast recovery with almost invisible scars as minimal incision for endoscopic injection is done.
|Endotine Lifting||Existing Lifting|
|Surgery Method||Fix the tissue to the 5 prickels to lift the cheek fats and improve nasolabial folds||Use either stitches or 3~4 tiny incisions to inject the silicon implant. Then lift the surgical site and simply stitch up|
|Implants||Usage of adequate endotine is determine depending on the case; when there is sagging cheeks or around nasolabial folds case and for forehead wrinkles case.
<For sagging cheeks or wrinkles around nasolabial folds>
<For forehead wrinkles>
|Stitching or Silicon implants|
|Operation Time||60 mins
|Characteristics||Pulled tissues will get fixed within 1~2 months Once implant sticks to the tissue, it will be completely dissolved within a year||Lifting effect is short lasting The implnt will remain in the body semi-permanently|