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Why Do Non-Asians Have a High Double Eyelid Fold?

Non-Asians have a naturally appearing high double eyelid fold. It is also known as an outfold double eyelid. An outfold or a high fold occurs in non-Asians because they do not have an epicanthal fold. An epicanthal fold has two distinct features that hinder an outfold. One is an excess […]

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Why Do Some Asians Want High Double Eyelid folds?

If there are issues with high double eyelid folds, then why do some Asian patients want high double eyelids folds? To answer that, we have to see what kind of patients want high double eyelid folds. Among Asians, more Chinese and South East Asians prefer high double eyelids. However, Koreans […]

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High Double Eyelid Fold in Asian Eyelid Surgery

There are patients who desire high double eyelid fold. This is an outfold double eyelid surgery in Asian eyelid surgery. A high double eyelid fold means that the distance from the eyelashes to the actual double eyelid fold is at least 10mm. Often, the high double eyelid fold is about […]

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Infold to Outfold Double Eyelid Conversion

Patients with a pre-existing infold double eyelid may wish to change their infold to an outfold. Patients may choose to do so for various aesthetic purposes. An outfold gives a more “non-Asian” appearance to the eyes. It can also give a more “glamorous feel” to the Asian eyes. It is […]

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Nose Shortening After Rhinoplasty

There are patients who underwent rhinoplasty and noticed a gradual shortening of the nose. This shortening of the nose is manifested by more nostril showing and nasal tip turning upward toward the forehead. When the patients measure the distance of the nose from the root or the radix of the […]

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Increasing the Distance Between the Eyes in Double Eyelid

In order to increase the distance between the eyes in the double eyelid, the skin along the medial or inner aspect of the eyes needs to be removed. This procedure is called an epicanthoplasty. Epicanthoplasty is performed for this cosmetic reason during double eyelid surgery. Another reason to perform epicanthoplasty […]

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Forehead Lift

In patients with forehead crease or patients with short brow to double eyelid crease distance, a forehead lift is an excellent procedure. There are two types of forehead lift. One is a limited incision (endoscopic) forehead lift. The other is an open or coronal incision forehead lift. A forehead lift […]

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