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Forehead lines

Forehead lines



Frontalis-forehead lines
Frontalis-forehead lines

The frontalis is a thin sheet of muscles that lifts the eyebrows, located in the forehead. It is the only elevator of the eyebrows in the upper face. It works together with the other muscles of the upper face, the glabella (which create frown lines and depress the eyebrows) to allow facial expression in the upper face.

Treating the forehead lines ALONE is not recommended as doing so typically results in a heaviness in the eyebrows, which can give a hooded look, especially in women.

Frontalis injection points


Frontalis injection points
Frontalis injection points

Women will generally require 8- 20 units of Brand A in the forehead region, depending on the degree of lines and the height of the forehead. Movement will usually return by 6-8 weeks as a small dose is typically used in the forehead to minimise the eyebrow heaviness mentioned above.

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  • Dr Imaan Joshi has been working as a doctor since graduation from the University of Sydney in 2001. She spent years between 2004-2011 as a surgical trainee before switching to a different speciality program for work-life balance. She is passionate about her work in Medicine and especially about procedural Medicine, and loves her work as a Cosmetic Physician. When she isn't working, she is busy focusing on an active life with her family, which includes 4 active children! Dr S Imaan Joshi BSc, MBBS, FRACGP


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