Double eyelid formation after tape or glue

Double eyelid formation after tape or glue

Double eyelid surgery and ptosis surgery

Until about 10 years ago, double eyelid surgery was the primary surgery for the Asians desiring a double eyelid fold or crease. However, for the past 10 years in Korea, double eyelid surgery has been combined with ptosis surgery. Why? This is because patients who present without double eyelid folds often have weak eyelid elevating […]

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Introduction to Asian rhinoplasty

Asian rhinoplasty can be performed with either silicone implant or with one’s own cartilages. Although silicone implant rhinoplasty is a simple procedure, it is not a permanent solution. Often, patients who undergo silicone rhinoplasty would need to have a revision rhinoplasty in the future. On the other hand, undergoing Asian rhinoplasty with one’s own rib […]

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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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