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Patient Notice Regarding COVID-19

Our patients, visitors, employees and family are our top priority at The Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery Center Inc. At this time we are taking extra precautions to maintain the highest possible standards of safety and cleanliness consistent with the advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) while continuing to provide the highest level of medical care.

  1. We always maintain the highest standards of cleanliness.
  2. Hand washing is strictly followed and sanitizer is available to all staff and patients.
  3. If you have traveled in the past 14 days to countries with widespread transmission or if you have been in close contact with anyone who has traveled to any of these countries in the past 14 days, please notify the front desk and we will reschedule your appointment for a later date.
  4. If you are sick or exhibiting symptoms of illness, please notify the front desk and we will reschedule your appointment for a later date.
  5. If we notice that you are sick or exhibiting symptoms of illness, we will reschedule your appointment.
  6. If your appointment is rescheduled for the above reasons and you are in need of immediate treatment, please call your family physician for advice and instructions.
  7. We request that you refrain from bringing visitors to your appointment unless they are needed to assist you.
  8. Nonessential visitors will be asked to wait in their car or outside of the office.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your cooperation

- Your team at The Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery Center Inc.

What is a forehead lift?

A forehead lift is a surgical procedure that lifts and smoothes a lined, sagging brow. A forehead lift is similar to a brow lift, but while a brow lift also addresses sagging eyebrows, a forehead lift primarily focuses on smoothing the forehead and achieving a youthful contour.


Benefits of a forehead lift

There are many benefits to a forehead lift because it takes years off of the appearance. Benefits include the following:

  • Smoothed frown lines
  • Freshens the appearances, taking away the tired lines
  • Rejuvenates the upper face
  • Alleviates tension in the forehead muscles
  • Minimal side effects
  • Short recovery period
  • Achieves long-lasting results
  • Results look natural and refined

Who is a candidate for a forehead lift?

Candidates for a forehead lift in Philadelphia would like to smooth a lined or furrowed brow. Ideal candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Are in good physical health
  • Have no serious medical conditions
  • Do not smoke
  • Are not taking blood-thinning medications or can stop taking these before surgery
  • Have realistic goals for the results of their forehead lift procedure

What happens during a forehead lift?

A forehead lift is generally performed with local anesthesia. Once this takes effect, Dr. Pontell will make precise incisions around the forehead to ensure any scarring is nearly invisible. These incisions are used to gently release and elevate the brow tissues. Dr. Pontell will then lift the skin and settle it into a more youthful, firm contour. Once the skin and tissue are properly repositioned, the new shape is anchored in place with sutures or held firmly in place with small, absorbable tacks.

Recovery

Expect surgical bruising and swelling that will last for up to two weeks. Elevate your head with pillows, stay hydrated and allow yourself to rest and heal.

Most patients are comfortable returning to work within a few days after their procedure. Avoid exercise or strenuous activity for at least 3-4 weeks.

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Why choose Dr. Pontell?

Dr. Jonathan Pontell specializes in facial procedures, providing patients with an exceptional level of expertise and experience. As a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon, he provides a unique, highly-effective approach to his procedures, ensuring the results are natural-looking and achieve the aesthetic goals of his patients.

Dr. Pontell has a reputation as a trusted, top facial plastic surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the Philadelphia Facial Plastic Surgery Society.

Dr. Pontell personally performs all of his surgeries at his practice, The Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery Center, where patients experience a comfortable, high-end experience. Dr. Pontell ensures the aesthetic journey results in a satisfying outcome and pleasant experience. Call today to find out more about what a forehead lift with Dr. Pontell can achieve.

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