The Different Types of Awake Rhinoplasty Techniques: Which One Is Right For You?

Awake rhinoplasty provides patients with an alternate surgical path for reshaping or enhancing their nose that puts less strain on their body. This technique has several applications in the plastic surgery field, where the patient is not placed under anesthesia while undergoing surgery. It works well with a range of cosmetic procedures, and it has … Read More

Dr. Kim: Leading Korean Plastic Surgeon in Los Angeles

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Dr. Kenneth Kim is an internationally renowned, highly sought-after, and innovative plastic surgeon specializing in Asian cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Through his accomplished education and career, Dr. Kim has taught advanced plastic surgery techniques, authored groundbreaking research publications in prestigious peer-reviewed journals, and – most importantly – improved the lives of patients who put their trust in his … Read More

All You Need To Know About Asian Eyelid Surgery

Many people are curious about the term “Asian eyelid surgery.” Asian eyelid surgery is any surgery that is applied to the Asian eyelid. Asians have unique characteristics, one of the most important features are their eyelids. Asian eyelid anatomy is truly unique in many ways. Asian eyelids often lack the supratarsal fold. This is the fold … Read More

How Does an Asian Nose Job Work?

An Asian nose job is unique from other 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 improve the quality of life for those who have a deviated septum – correcting functional issues to enhance their breathing. Asian rhinoplasty works for those … Read More

How To Correct Eyelid Ptosis and Blepharoptosis

There are two main methods to correct eyelid ptosis. One is by making an incision in the eyelid during the double fold eyelid surgery. The other method involves flipping the eyelid and correcting the weak eyelid muscle known as the levator muscle or the Muller’s muscle from inside the eyelid. Eyelid ptosis correction can be performed during the conversion of … Read More

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, excess skin is removed. Therefore, the patient will not only have double-lidded eyes but larger eyes too. This is … Read More

Asian Eyelid FAQs

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 or double eyelid crease. The double eyelid surgery … Read More

Eyelid Surgery FAQ

Dr. Kenneth Kim is an eye surgery specialist. His partnership with Dream Medical Group in South Korea allowed Dr. Kim to utilize the most advanced non-incision suture techniques. Dr. Kenneth Kim also collaborates with other top South Korean surgeons to bring the latest and most researched double eyelid techniques to patients in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, California. Below … Read More

Asian Eyelid Surgery FAQ

The Asian eyelid includes both the upper and lower eyelid. Asians are often born with either monolids or small double eyelid folds. Asian eyelid surgery can address the appearance of the upper eyelid, lower eyelid, inner corner of the eye, or outer corner of the eyes as needed. Upper eyelid surgery, or upper blepharoplasty, includes double-fold eyelid surgery and … Read More

Anesthesia & Eyelid Surgery Questions

Below are a few of our commonly asked questions about eyelid surgery and Dr. Kim’s advanced anesthesia technique. 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 … Read More