We are following all CDC Guidelines for patient and staff protection against COVID-19 Please read the following new policy for the office of Frank W. Shagets, M.D. Effective Monday, March 23, 2020 Patient appointments are temporarily limited based on CDC guidelines. Please do not ask for exceptions at this time. Patients will be prescreened via a phone call prior to your appointment and again when you arrive. Be sure to bring your completed paperwork that was mailed to you, to your appointment. If you need assistance completing paperwork, call the office prior to your appointment. If completed paperwork is not with you, you will have to reschedule your appointment. Please bring your own personal hand sanitizer and Kleenex for your use. Bathrooms are closed. Please void prior to your appointment at home, as facilities are not currently available for your use.

We ask that you come into your appointment alone and all visitors remain in the car. Your temperature will be taken. You will be asked the following:

Office phones will be answered 8am - noon. If you call outside of those hours, please leave a message and all calls will be answered within 24 hours. The office will remain closed to all entries other than necessary patient appointments. Please do not be alarmed if you see staff in protective equipment, this is simply for patient and staff safety in our efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus. CDC recommended hygiene

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Rejuvenate Your Appearance with a
Brow Lift

If you are dissatisfied with the appearance of your eyebrows or forehead, a brow lift can remove wrinkles and sagging skin. Many patients find that a heavy, sagging brow line makes them appear constantly tired, worried, angry, or aged beyond their years. At the Facial Aesthetic & Laser Centre in Joplin, MO, Dr. Frank W. Shagets performs brow lift surgery in our comfortable, accredited surgical center. Dr. Shagets has more than 30 years of experience in facial plastic surgery. Using advanced techniques, Dr. Shagets can raise your brow line and reduce signs of aging.

The Benefits of a Brow Lift

As we age, skin relaxation can cause eyebrows to droop. Wrinkles along the forehead and between the brows can also form over time. A brow lift can provide significant cosmetic enhancement by:

  • Raising sagging eyebrows
  • Reducing horizontal wrinkle lines across the forehead
  • Reducing frown lines between the brows
  • Placing the eyebrows in an alert, youthful position

By raising the brow line, a forehead lift can make you look alert and refreshed. These effects can also give you increased self-confidence. 

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The rejuvenating effects of a brow lift can help you look rested and alert.

Is a Brow Lift Right for Me?

The best way to find out if a brow lift can help you is to schedule an appointment with Dr. Shagets. During your consultation, Dr. Shagets will evaluate your health and examine your facial features to determine if you are a candidate for a forehead lift. Be prepared to discuss your goals for your appearance as well as your complete medical history and any medications you are taking.

Dr. Shagets has the experience and training to provide safe, effective brow lift surgery resulting in beautiful, natural-looking rejuvenation.

During your appointment, Dr. Shagets can explain your options and recommend a course of treatment. In many cases, brow lifts can be combined with other treatments such as eyelid surgery or laser skin resurfacing to achieve more comprehensive results. Dr. Shagets will answer any questions you have about your treatment so you can make an informed decision.

The Forehead Lift Procedure

All of our cosmetic surgeries are performed in our comfortable office-based surgical center. A typical brow lift at our office takes between one and two hours. We will first make certain you are comfortable by administering anesthesia and sedation. Next, Dr. Shagets will make needed incisions and adjust the skin and muscles to smooth wrinkles and create a higher brow line. All incisions are placed in a way that will result in scars that are hidden within the hairline. Excess skin is trimmed away and the incisions will be closed with sutures. Dr. Shagets may tape your forehead or loosely wrap your head to minimize swelling and bruising. 

Recovering from Your Brow Lift

Before your procedure, we will provide you with detailed postoperative instructions to help you during the recovery process. You may experience some discomfort or a feeling of tightness in your forehead in the days immediately after surgery. After about a week, you will return to our office to check your progress and have your sutures removed. Most patients are able to completely resume their normal activities in about two weeks. 

Achieve a Brighter, More Youthful Appearance

For over three decades, Dr. Shagets has been performing facial cosmetic surgery procedures. He has the experience and training to provide safe, effective brow lift surgery resulting in beautiful, natural-looking rejuvenation. Learn more about how you can benefit from a forehead lift by scheduling a consultation. You can contact our office online or call (417) 623-5111.

Dr. Shagets

Dr. Frank Shagets

Dr. Shagets is a board-certified facial and reconstructive surgeon with over 30 years of experience. He is proud to be affiliated with several prestigious organizations, including:

~ The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
~ The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
~ The American Rhinologic Society

For more information about our services, contact our office online or call (417) 623-5111 today.

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