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What is the Most Popular Asian Eyelid Surgery?

The most popular Asian eyelid surgery by far is double eyelid surgery.  Technically, Asian eyelid surgery refers to any eyelid surgery that is being performed on an Asian man or woman.  However, “Asian eyelid surgery” most commonly refers to double eyelid surgery, because it is the most commonly performed surgery […]

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How much is double eyelid surgery?

The cost of the double eyelid surgery varies depending on what kind of surgery is performed.  For instance, if it is a simple suture method or stitch method double eyelid surgery, then the cost is typically $1500.  However, if the double fold eyelid surgery is an open method to change […]

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Can Asian eyelid surgery make my eyes look bigger?

There are two primary ways to make Asian people have bigger eyes.  The first is by creating a double fold eyelid.  This will work if the Asian patient has a monolid.  By changing a monolid to a double eyelid, the excess skin is removed.  Therefore, the patient will not only […]

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How do you make a double eyelid look natural?

One of the simplest ways to make a double fold eyelid look natural is by performing non-incision double eyelid surgery.  This is also called a suture technique double lid surgery or a stitch double eyelid surgery.  The advantage of this method is that the technique does not require an incision. […]

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How Do I Achieve a Natural Facelift?

Many patients are concerned that they will receive an unnatural facelift result. This fear is not unwarranted because many of us have seen people who have had work done on their face that appears obviously pulled and unnatural. The key to achieving a natural-looking result is to avoid a procedure […]

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Can Facelift be Performed under Local Anesthesia?

A face lift can definitely be performed with only local anesthesia.   As a matter of fact, performing the face lift or mid face lift surgery under local anesthesia is not only safer but it also leads to a better result.  First of all, general anesthesia for rhytidectomy (a medical […]

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What is the Most Popular Korean Eyelid Surgery?

Korean eyelid surgery is synonymous with double eyelid surgery.  Because double-fold eyelid surgery is so common among Koreans, it is also sometimes referred to as Korean eyelid surgery.  Double fold eyelid surgery is when a monolid is converted to double eyelid. Korean patients typically start this double lid surgery when […]

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How often do I have to do double eyelid surgery?

Patients who have had previous double eyelid surgery often ask if they will need to have another Asian blepharoplasty done in the future.  For elderly patients, the answer is usually no, but if a patient has had double-fold eyelid surgery early in life such as during their late teens or […]

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Why do Asians have monolids?

Asians have monolids more than any other race.  In fact, none of the other races have monolids. Rather, they have double eyelids or double lidded eyes.  The medical term for this is “supratarsal fold.” Even among Asians, it is the Eastern Asians who tend to have monolids.  Eastern Asians are […]

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