Natural appearing double eyelid surgery

Natural appearing double eyelid surgery

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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Double eyelid fold fixation methods

There are two main types of double eyelid fold fixation methods. One is a non-incision method and the other is an incision method double eyelid surgery. The non-incision method involves passing a nylon suture from the skin to the deeper underlying tissue. There are variations in terms of how times the suture passes in and […]

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Double eyelid Asian eyelid fold loss

Double eyelid fold or Asian eyelid fold can loosen over time. In order to understand why the double eyelid fold has loosened or disappeared, one must understand what double eyelid fold is. Double eyelid fold is an attachment of the skin to the eye elevating muscle known as levator aponeurosis. When this connection is lost […]

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Swelling after double eyelid surgery

Patients wonder how long it will take for the swelling to subside after double eyelid surgery. Postoperative recovery is based on few factors. One is patient’s tissue type and physiology. The other is the type of surgery that was performed. First of all, there are 2 types of patients when it comes to swelling. Those […]

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Local anesthesia for double eyelid ptosis surgery

When performing double eyelid and ptosis surgery, it is very important to use local anesthesia for two reasons.  One is during ptosis surgery, the patients should open one’s eyes so that the surgeon can determine how high or low the eyelid has been elevated.  The eyelid is elevating structure also known as the levator muscle […]

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Double eyelid with unilateral eyelid ptosis

When double eyelids are uneven, often it is due to eyelid ptosis. This because many patients have uneven eyelid muscle (levator muscle) function. With unilateral eyelid ptosis, it is important to operate on both eyes simultaneously. This is because when the weak eyelid muscle is corrected only, the other eyelid weakens. This is because the […]

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Eyelid ptosis and uneven eyes

Eyelid ptosis is one of the main causes of eyelid asymmetry or unevenness. Many patients believe that their eyes are uneven because of uneven eyelid skin or fat. However, the weakness of the eyelid elevating muscle (levator muscle) is the main cause of unevenness. The way to correct eyelid muscle weakness or eyelid ptosis is […]

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Lateral canthoplasty: opening outer eyes

Lateral canthoplasty is opening the outer corner of the eyes. It is a very effective surgery in that it lengthens both horizontally and vertically the outer aspect of the eyes. Lateral canthoplasty that Dr. Kenneth Kim performs is different from typical lateral canthoplasty performed to strengthen the lower eyelids after lower blepharoplasty. Typical lateral canthoplasty […]

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