Direct Brow Lift Procedures Workup

Updated: May 11, 2017
  • Author: Daniel N Ronel, MD, FAAP, FACS; Chief Editor: Zubin J Panthaki, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC  more...
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Workup

Laboratory Studies

Although usually unnecessary, a complete blood cell count and coagulation profile may be obtained at the discretion of the involved surgeon and anesthesiologist, following generally accepted medical guidelines based on age and clinical conditions.

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Imaging Studies

Preoperative photographs should be obtained as before any cosmetic procedure.

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Other Tests

A general medical evaluation and clearance for local anesthesia with sedation should be performed, as in all patients undergoing elective facial aesthetic procedures. Medications that may inhibit coagulation or wound healing are stopped at the appropriate interval before surgery. Patients with significant visual impairment may warrant referral to an ophthalmologist.

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