A brow lift or a forehead lift surgery can lift and smooth your forehead, removing wrinkles & frown lines and lift your eyebrows. Dr. Gordon Kaplan specializes in brow lift and forehead lift procedures for his patients in NJ and NYC.

Brow lift procedure may help with downward migration of the eyebrows as the person ages. Many New Jersey and New York City patients often find that as they approach their late 40’s to early 50’s that their brows are beginning to lose youthful appearance and choose to opt in for a brow or a forehead lift.


Schedule your free brow lift consultation today by calling Dr. Gordon Kaplan at (201) 948-5475. You may also use our contact form to receive additional information. 3 Convenient locations in New York & New Jersey.

Depending on your individual conditions, Dr. Kaplan will determine which brow lift technique will provide you with the best results. Typically this procedure takes about 2 hours to complete in Dr. Kaplan’s offices located near Edgewater and Montvale, NJ and near 30 E 60th St. NY, New York 10022.

Benefits of a Brow Lift

Benefits of a brow lift may revive your youthful appearance while eliminating deep frown or squint lines. You will have a more youthful and refreshing appearance.

Brow lift procedure may also provide effective treatment for the following cosmetic issues:

  • Drooping brows
  • Angry or tired appearance
  • Horizontal lines across the forehead
  • Heavy upper eyelids

Ideal Candidates

Ideal candidates for a brow lift or forehead lift are individuals from NJ and NYC with inherited conditions, such as a low, heavy brow or furrowed lines above the nose can achieve a more alert and refreshed look with this procedure. A brow lift can be an effective way to refresh the appearance of those with frown lines and drooping eyelids. Most NJ and NYC patients opting for a brow lift surgery are between 40 and 50 years old, with brow lines and eyelids that have begun to sag noticeably and wrinkles or creases beginning to appear along the forehead. Schedule your no-obligation brow lift consultation today with Dr. Kaplan to determine if you are an ideal candidate for a brow lift procedure. We have three convenient locations in New York & New Jersey.


There are many different techniques for performing a brow lift or a forehead lift. The choice of technique is determined on a case by case basis and each patient’s needs.

Coronal brow lift

A coronal brow lift is done by hiding an incision in the scalp, behind the hairline, that extends from ear to ear.

Hairline brow lift (trichial)

A hairline brow lift (trichial) may be ideal for patients with very high foreheads, because the hairline will not be raised.

Temporal brow lift

Temporal brow lift can be performed if only a portion of the eyebrow needs to be raised.

Endoscopic brow lifts

Endoscopic brow lifts are performed through 3-5 small incisions hidden in the scalp, and avoids the large scar in the scalp, while preserving scalp sensation.

Brow lift surgeries are performed by Dr. Gordon Kaplan in our plastic surgery offices located in New Jersey and New York City.


Preparing for a brow lift or a forehead lift before your procedure, Dr. Kaplan will discuss your goals for the surgery and ask about your medical history and any medication that you take. It is recommended to stop taking aspirin or anti-inflammatory medicines such as Alleve, Motrin or Advil one week prior to your brow lift surgery. Dr. Kaplan and his staff will provide you with a list of over the counter medications and supplements to avoid during your preoperative consultation. You should also avoid any alcohol consumption three days prior to your surgery to decrease fluid retention and swelling. You should discuss all of the medicines that you are on with Dr. Kaplan.


After a brow lift procedure, NJ and NYC patients experience some swelling and bruising in the forehead, head, or even the eye or cheek area. This is normal and can take up to a couple of weeks to resolve. Some patients may go back to work after a week, depending on their recovery and post-op evaluation by Dr. Kaplan. Your forehead and head will be loosely wrapped overnight, which further helps to minimize swelling. You may be given a prescription for pain medicine or antibiotics if needed by Dr. Kaplan, although most patients do not require much pain medicine after the first day or two. You will be able to shower and shampoo your hair within two days, or as soon as the bandage is removed.


To learn more about a brow lift or a forehead lift procedure in NJ and NYC area, please contact Dr. Gordon Kaplan’s office today by calling (201) 948-5475. You may also use our contact form to receive additional information about brow lift surgery. Dr. Kaplan has 3 convenient office locations in Edgewater and Monvale, NJ and near 30 E 60th St. in New York, NY 10022.


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