Reasons for double eyelid fold loss

Reasons for double eyelid fold loss

Reasons for double eyelid fold loss

There are few reasons why double eyelid fold loss occurs after a suture technique double eyelid surgery. 1. Ptosis. If a patient has eyelid ptosis (weakness of eyelid elevating muscle), the fold loss will likely occur. And this is especially evident in patients with unilateral eyelid ptosis. In these patients, one will lose the fold […]

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Tape or glue to create double eyelid fold

People sometimes apply tape or glue on their upper eyelid to create a double eyelid fold. These people often create a higher double eyelid fold than what should be created surgically. When a tape or glue is applied on their upper eyelids, a skin to skin temporary connection is made to create a double eyelid […]

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The causes of double eyelid fold asymmetry

Double eyelid fold asymmetry is caused by two main factors. One is double eyelid fold asymmetry. When the double eyelid fold is uneven, the double eyelid fold will obviously be uneven. This can be corrected by resetting the double eyelid fold evenly. The second cause of double eyelid fold asymmetry or unevenness is due to […]

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Number of times suture technique double eyelid surgery can be performed

Patients, who desire suture technique double eyelid surgery often ask how many times they can have the suture technique double eyelid surgery? Before answering this, one should find out why the suture technique double eyelid fold has loosened or the double eyelid fold has gotten smaller. Over time, a majority of double eyelid fold that […]

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Good or ideal condition for double eyelid surgery

This is a part two of the ideal or good condition for double eyelid surgery. In the prior section, we discussed that thin eyelid and normal protruding eyes will lead to good double eyelid surgery result. The other two factors that will lead to a favorable result in double eyelid surgery are wide horizontal length […]

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Ideal condition for double eyelid surgery

Some patients ask if they are a good candidate for a double eyelid surgery. There are conditions where double eyelid surgery outcome will be more favorable. These include the following. 1. Thin eyelids. Patients with thin eyelids will result in a more natural looking double eyelid. Why? It is because the fold depth is less […]

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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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