Forehead Lift in Costa Rica

The Ultimate Guide to Forehead Lift in Costa Rica

A forehead lift in Costa Rica gives you a smoother forehead, getting rid of forehead furrows and vertical lines between the brows, improve the brow line. It may be done as a standalone procedure if you don’t have any other signs of aging on your face. Or it may be combined with other surgeries like facelift, eye bag removal or cosmetic treatments.

It is also called a browplasty or brow lift and helps correct sagging eyebrows or those that have lost their natural arch thanks to aging and gravity. This may give you a tired, sad, grumpy or angry expression and even affect your workplace and home interactions. After surgery, your facial appearance will improve and you will also get a confidence boost.

Why consider forehead lift in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica in Central America is easily accessible from Canada and the U.S. being a short flight away. As a resident of many western countries, you can get a visa on arrival provided you have a valid passport and a return or onward journey ticket. The country has two international airports, the Juan Santamaria Airport close to San Jose and the Daniel Oduber Airport in Liberia and you can choose which one to go to depending on your destination.

Apart from the easy accessibility of the country, it has a great deal to offer the medical tourist in terms of good quality medical care at affordable rates. A 2015 MTA Medical Tourism Patient Survey found that future interest of medical travel is driven by cost savings (61%) and quality (21%) and you can get both of these in Costa Rica.

The country is rich in forests and green cover and is famous for its flora and fauna. There are wildlife species here that are native to the region and these may be on land or in the sea. It also has a moderate climate and you can choose to holiday at one of the many beaches that abut the Caribbean Sea or the Pacific Ocean or in a city or even in a resort at a mountain or park.

Costa Rica also has many recovery retreats and wellness centers and you can opt to spend your time after surgery at a special retreat where all your needs will be taken care of and your transportation and doctors’ appointments also handled. You can decide to have your holiday and surgery at places as diverse as San Jose, Escazu, Santa Ana, Liberia and Tibas.

Why is it a good idea to book with Medical Departures?

For greater safety and proficient treatment you should book with Medical Departures. We ensure this because we investigate the background, both personal and professional, of the doctors attached to the clinics and hospitals we list on our website. We ascertain that they are members of an international organization of good standing. We also check the amenities and ambience of the medical centers and make sure that they follow internationally established treatment protocols. We offer the best price guarantee as well. 

How much time does forehead lift and what is the estimated recovery period? 

This surgery can be done in many different ways and this depends on your condition and other factors. The procedures are:

  • Endoscopic forehead lift: surgery is done using small incisions, resulting in minimal scarring.
  • Direct brow lift: surgery involves cutting skin and muscles.
  • Coronal forehead lift: this involves cutting the skin from ear to ear and is used for people who have significant problems.
  • Endotine brow lift: this uses implants to fix the forehead, so there is minimal scarring.

As there are many different procedures the surgery can take between an hour to two hours and may be done using local or general anesthesia.

After surgery, you will have sutures or staples and bandages. These will be removed after a week, and that is the estimated downtime. You will need to sleep with your head elevated for some time and also have to take painkillers and antibiotics. Your forehead area will feel tight for some time. Healing will take at least six weeks.

What is the cost of forehead lift?

A forehead lift in the U.S. may cost an average of US$12,550 (CAD 16,821, £10,315, €11,456, AUD 16,500, NZD 17,558). The same surgery in Costa Rica will cost you at least 50% less.

What now?

Check out the clinics for this procedure on our website.

See below for the best ways to get in touch with us. Our customer care team will answer your questions and help you with the booking process so that you can fix your appointment for forehead lift in Costa Rica.