Double eyelid with unilateral eyelid ptosis

Double eyelid with unilateral eyelid ptosis

Double eyelid with unilateral eyelid ptosis

When double eyelids are uneven, often it is due to eyelid ptosis. This because many patients have uneven eyelid muscle (levator muscle) function. With unilateral eyelid ptosis, it is important to operate on both eyes simultaneously. This is because when the weak eyelid muscle is corrected only, the other eyelid weakens. This is because the […]

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Eyelid ptosis and uneven eyes

Eyelid ptosis is one of the main causes of eyelid asymmetry or unevenness. Many patients believe that their eyes are uneven because of uneven eyelid skin or fat. However, the weakness of the eyelid elevating muscle (levator muscle) is the main cause of unevenness. The way to correct eyelid muscle weakness or eyelid ptosis is […]

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Lateral canthoplasty: opening outer eyes

Lateral canthoplasty is opening the outer corner of the eyes. It is a very effective surgery in that it lengthens both horizontally and vertically the outer aspect of the eyes. Lateral canthoplasty that Dr. Kenneth Kim performs is different from typical lateral canthoplasty performed to strengthen the lower eyelids after lower blepharoplasty. Typical lateral canthoplasty […]

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Correction of uneven eyes and eyelids

The method of correcting uneven eyes or eyelids depends on the cause of them. As we mentioned in the prior blog, there are three causes. If the cause is due to uneven double eyelid fold itself, then evening out the double eyelid fold height, shape, or strength will even out the eyelids. This correction can […]

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Double eyelid fold depth

When people think about double eyelid, they think about shape and size. The shape will entail whether it would be an infold double eyelid, outfold double eyelid, or in-out double eyelid. The size of the double eyelid would be how high the double eyelid fold would be. Yet what people don’t talk about during consultation […]

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Natural double eyelid fold shapes

A natural appearing double eyelid fold has two types. One is an infold double eyelid. The second is an outfold double eyelid. The infold is when the double eyelid fold starts below the epicanthal fold at the inner corner of the eye. The outfold is when the double eyelid fold starts outside of the epicanthal […]

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Sub brow lift

Sub brown lift is a procedure that is different from double eyelid surgery. It is ideal for patients with pre-existing double eyelid fold with excess skin. For these patients, removing the excess skin just below the brow hairline removes the excess thick brow skin (thicker skin). The advantage of this technique is that the double […]

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