Natural appearing double eyelid fold

Natural appearing double eyelid fold

Natural appearing double eyelid fold

What is considered a natural appearing double eyelid fold? There are few important aspects of a natural appearing double eyelid fold. One is that the surgically created double eyelid fold is uniform. There shouldn’t be intermittent depression. Often, surgically created incision double eyelid fold leave marks. These marks are indentations where connections are made from […]

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Lateral canthoplasty

Lateral canthoplasty is often misunderstood due to multiple techniques involved and the subsequent results that occur. An ideal lateral canthoplasty involves opening the outer corner of the eyes without changing the angles of the eyes. A natural result occurs when the outer part of the eyes open up vertically, laterally, and inferiorly. This is achieved […]

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Bone asymmetry’s effect on double eyelid

When patients look at themselves in the mirror or photos, they do not look at their facial asymmetry. We often think that two eyes are the same but they are not. There are various reasons for face and eyelid asymmetry.  One is skin thickness variation.  The other is muscle function asymmetry.  And the third is […]

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Eyelid ptosis and brow ptosis

Patients with upper eyelid ptosis often develop brow ptosis as they age. The reason for this phenomenon is that eyelid ptosis hinders upper visual field. Therefore, the brain sends a signal to use the forehead muscle to lift the brow to maximize eyelid elevation. This is call forehead compensation. However, forehead compensation or brow elevation […]

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Full cut vs partial cut double eyelid surgery

The question of whether a patient should have a full cut or full incision double eyelid surgery vs. partial cut or partial incision double eyelid surgery will be elaborated. If a patient has excess skin, then a full incision is needed to remove the excess skin. If a patient has eyelid ptosis or eyelid asymmetry, […]

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Double eyelid fold loss with suture technique

Patients often ask why double eyelid fold would disappear with suture technique double eyelid surgery. They ask if the suture tore and how long the suture will last? They also ask how long a suture technique should last. And they ask if their suture technique lasted for a specific amount of time, then whether it […]

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Correction of asymmetric double eyelid folds

In a scenario where there are asymmetric double eyelid folds, patients often wonder whether one eyelid should be operated or both eyelids should be operated. For example, there can be a case where there is a low double eyelid fold in one eyelid while there is a higher double eyelid fold in the other eyelid. […]

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Prior natural fold vs. new double eyelid fold

In patients with natural double eyelid fold or double eyelid crease, they are concerned about their natural double eyelid fold will be affected by the new surgically created double eyelid fold. One may wonder why one would have a new surgically created fold if a patient already has a natural double eyelid fold? That is […]

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Upper eyelid fat in double eyelid surgery

During the initial consultation for the double eyelid surgery, patients often request that plastic surgeon removes upper eyelid fat during double eyelid surgery. Many patients believe that fat is the cause of puffy eyelid appearance. It is understandable as in other parts of the body, fat is one of the main cause of puffiness such […]

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