J Cosmet Med 2019; 3(2): 118-119  https://doi.org/10.25056/JCM.2019.3.2.118
Unilateral endoscopic forehead lift in facial palsy patient
Il Gyu Kang, MD
ENT Over Flower Clinic, Incheon, Rep. of Korea
Il Gyu Kang
E-mail: eyik@naver.com
Received: December 2, 2019; Revised: December 22, 2019; Accepted: December 26, 2019; Published online: December 31, 2019.
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A 72-year-old man visited our clinic for correction of asymmetrical brow positioning and sagging of the left upper eyelid. The patient had had a left facial palsy for 16 years resulting in a left facial droop, which was especially noticeable in the left eyebrow. As the patient’s facial palsy was unilateral, a unilateral forehead lift and internal fixation using 2-0 PDS were performed, which were appropriate than a bilateral endoscopic forehead lift. This case study aimed to examine how effective unilateral endoscopic forehead lift was for correcting the asymmetric eyebrows for a facial palsy patient.
Keywords: asymmetrical brow; facial droop; facial palsy; forehead; lift
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