Limitation and negative of silicone rhinoplasty

Limitation and negative of silicone rhinoplasty

Novel approach to correcting severe eyelid ptosis

Severe eyelid ptosis is a difficult condition to correct. This is because the eyelid elevating muscle (levator palpebrae superioris muscle) is significantly weak. Some of these severe eyelid ptosis patients have either minimal muscle function or no muscle function. Therefore, when there is no muscle function, the typical method of correcting eyelid ptosis (shortening the […]

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Asian rhinoplasty introduction

Asian rhinoplasty is unique in that it is about making the nose larger. Therefore, it can be considered augmentation rhinoplasty. There are several key points to Asian rhinoplasty and in this series of articles, we will discuss them in detail. First, we will discuss the facial proportion and the ideal nose size and shape. Asians […]

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Eyelid ptosis presentation at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons 2018

Last week, I had the opportunity to present at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting in Chicago on the topic of eyelid ptosis and facelift. I will share what was presented at the meeting to the board-certified plastic surgeons both in the United States and the world. Eyelid ptosis can impair visual field. What […]

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Double eyelid surgery and eyelid ptosis surgery

Many patients who come in for double eyelid surgery require simultaneous eyelid ptosis surgery as well. Patients often think they do not have ptosis when they look at themselves in the mirror and compare that to ptosis images they find on the internet. What they may not realize is that when they look at themselves […]

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Double eyelid fold design and height

The most important part of double eyelid surgery is deciding where to set the double eyelid fold. That being how high the double eyelid fold should be. Another factor is the actual design of the double eyelid fold shape. Every eye is different and among the right and left eyes, they two are different. One […]

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How to resolve sagging skin in Asian eyelids

There are people who have natural double eyelids or surgically created double eyelid folds that would like to have excess skin removed. In these patients who have pre-existing double eyelids, there are three ways to evaluate and correct the problem. One is to determine if the patient would like to have a higher double eyelid […]

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Natural appearing double eyelid surgery

Many patients desire naturally appearing double eyelid surgery results. This can be achieved if suture technique is applied. However, many patients are not a candidate for a suture technique. Thus, when an incision or open technique double eyelid or Asian eyelid surgery is required, it is important that it appears as natural as possible. How […]

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Korean Rhinoplasty

What is Korean rhinoplasty? Korean rhinoplasty involves augmenting the bridge of the nose as well the tip of the nose. What is unique about Korean rhinoplasty is that Korean plastic surgeons have innovated the art of augmentation rhinoplasty. The key points are understanding how to use silicone in the nose and how to control the […]

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Tummy tuck / abdominoplasty under local anesthesia

Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is a common procedure that is performed to get rid of the excess abdominal skin and fat laxity. With age and pregnancy, abdominal or rectus muscle stretches. Tummy tuck / abdominoplasty also tightens the abdominal or rectus muscle. Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is most often performed under general anesthesia. This creates […]

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