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Doctor insights on: Abnormally Prominent Brow

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Prominent Brow (Definition)

Abnormally prominent brow is a symptom in which a person's brow ridge (the bony shape above the eyes, at the lower part of the forehead) appears unusually big, compared to others in his ethnic/racial group. Some persons with hereditary/genetic disorders or persons with acromegaly (excessive growth hormone) ...Read more


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Are manly traits such as strong jaw line prominent brows and etc androgenic?

Are manly traits such as strong jaw line prominent brows and etc androgenic?

No: Only a large adam's apple (thyroid cartilage) have your doctor check your male hormone levels. A big jaw - especially with an overbite may be due to excessive growth hormone. ...Read more

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Why do some people have a prominent forehead vein?

Why do some people have a prominent forehead vein?

loss of fat: Some people have less subcutaneous fat in the forehead, so the vein is more visible. Cosmetic treatment can be performed with a laser by a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read more

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Will I have a lot of pain after a brow lift? Will i need strong pain medication to control the pain from a brow lift? I don't like taking pills. .

Will I have a lot of pain after a brow lift? Will i need strong pain medication to control the pain from a brow lift? I don't like taking pills.

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Hi, : Hi, I use a mild narcotic pain medication generally and this satisfies most patients needs.. Most patients experience a band like headache and it is relieved by head elevation and cool moist cloths placed over the forehead and eyes.... Very rarely a patient will need more attention and i usually adjust on a case by case basis. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I can't stop raising my eye brows without trying to?

I can't stop raising my eye brows without trying to?

Might be a tic: If your only symptom is raising the eyebrows without anything else, you may have a tic disorder. Oftentimes tics are more annoying than truly interfering with other problems. A lot of the medicines are worse than the disease. Depending on how bad it is, botulinum toxin (i.e. Botox) might be helpful. ...Read more