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How does Asian nose job work?

An Asian nose job is unique from many rhinoplasty procedures. This procedure focuses on augmenting the bridge, nasal canal and tip of the nose to compliment the rest of the face. Asian rhinoplasty can be beneficial by improving the quality of life for those who have a deviated septum, correcting […]

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How long does it take for eyelid surgery to heal?

After eyelid surgery, the time it takes to heal depends on what kind of surgery was performed. If simple eyelid surgery was performed, then it only takes 1-2 weeks to heal. However, if double eyelid surgery is performed, then it may take longer. Double eyelid surgery is where a monolid […]

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Do Asians have two eyelids?

Some people may think that Asians have two eyelids. This confusion comes from the word “double fold eyelid” and “double lidded eyes.” But of course, Asians do not have two eyelids within one eye. This often means that clients of Asian descent desire a double fold eyelid, double eyelid fold […]

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What type of anesthesia is used in eyelid surgery?

There are three types of anesthesia that can be used in eyelid surgery. They are general anesthesia, intravenous sedation anesthesia, and the third is local anesthesia. So what kind of anesthesia is used in double eyelid surgery and Asian eyelid surgery? Although there are there three different types of anesthesia, […]

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Is Eyelid Surgery Painful?

When considering the double eyelid surgery, patients often ask: is eyelid surgery painful? The simple answer is no, but it is strongly recommended that you speak with a board-certified and experienced specialist to ensure the best result. To explain further, we have to define double eyelid surgery. Double eyelid surgery, […]

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Fast recovery after Asian eyelid surgery or double eyelid surgery

The most important factor in speeding up the recovery time is minimizing bleeding during surgery. This is particularly difficult in Asian eyelid surgery because Asian eyelid is very vascular. What vascular means is that there are lots of blood vessels in Asian eyelid. Therefore during double eyelid surgery, it is […]

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Ways to improve recovery and swelling after double eyelid surgery

One of the important ways to improve swelling and the overall recovery process after Asian eyelid surgery is to minimize tissue burning. Tissue burning can happen during double eyelid surgery because of bleeding. Bleeding occurs during double eyelid surgery because the plastic surgeon has to initially cut the skin with […]

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Pre-existing small double eyelid fold in Asian eyelid surgery

Patients with pre-existing small or low double eyelid fold often wonder what the surgeon will do with the low double eyelid fold or crease. Unlike a high double eyelid fold or crease in Asian eyelid, a small or low double eyelid fold can easily be converted to a higher double […]

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Recovery after double eyelid surgery and Asian eyelid surgery

Patients ask how long the recovery process will be after surgery. Immediately after surgery, the patient will experience some swelling but will not have issues with vision (sight) and thus can rest at home or at a hotel. The pain will be minimal and it can be resolved with Tylenol […]

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