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Doctor insights on: Single Eyelid Vs Double Eyelid

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How to make your double eyelid into a single eyelid?

How to make your double eyelid into a single eyelid?

Surgery: Blepharoplasty, eye lid repair can be both cosmetic and functional. ...Read more

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What race in asia has a natural double eyelid? Is there a way to change this?

What race in asia has a natural double eyelid? Is there a way to change this?

This varies in degre: E. Many Asian races have mixtures where the epicanthic fold is not as pronounced, giving the appearance of a more western double eyelid. Cosmetic surgery to create the western lid is common too to achieve this. ...Read more

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What are double eyelids?

What are double eyelids?

Western eyelid: Eyelids which have a higher crease are said to be double eyelids. In caucasians, the eyelid crease is 7-10mm above the eyelashes and when open there are two distinct portions of the lid separated by a crease. In Asian eyelids, the crease is generally much lower, often so low that even when open, the crease disappears by the eyelashes. Double eyelid surgery creates a higher crease. ...Read more

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Is it possible, even if you are born with a double eyelid, to reverse your double lid and turn it into a monolid?

Is it possible, even if you are born with a double eyelid, to reverse your double lid and turn it into a monolid?

Double eyelid: There is surgery that may help to correct this, of which you should see an oculo-plastics specialist for. Do not take surgery lightly, especially of and around the eye. If you are having vision challenges or pain, surgery should help alleviate it, if related to the double eyelid. If more for cosmetic purposes, talk with the eye specialist first, to make an informed decision on surgery. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors of double eyelid surgery?

What are the risk factors of double eyelid surgery?

Double eye surgery: I think you mean upper and lower eyelid surgery!
this is done quite often by either competent plastic or an ophthalmologist.
You must your eyes cheched for good tear formation and no dry eye problem.
Competent surgeon will know how much skin to remove and avoid complcations. ...Read more

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Can Asian double eyelid surgery hurt?

Can Asian double eyelid surgery hurt?

Double eyelid: Most patients do not complain of pain after double eyelid surgery. However, there are many types of procedures available and some may cause more discomfort than others. ...Read more

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Where can I get double eyelid surgery?

Where can I get double eyelid surgery?

Depends on where you: I would suggest an oculoplastic surgeon. An ophthalmologist specializing in plastic surgery of the eye. ...Read more

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How much does double eyelid surgery cost?

How much does double eyelid surgery cost?

Eyelid surgery: The cost of cosmetic eyelid surgery varies by surgeon and demographic location. Also, every surgeon is different and performs the surgery slightly different. Make sure that your surgeon is board certified and trained in this type of surgery.
http://www. Dassmd. Com/eyelid-surgery/index. Html. ...Read more

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How much is involved in Asian double eyelid surgery?

How much is involved in Asian double eyelid surgery?

Asian eyelid surgery: Asian eyelid surgery is a popular procedure that was described by a Japanese surgeon in 1896. Since then, several techniques have been designed to either create a crease in the upper eyelid or to strengthen an already existing crease. Asian patients seek this procedure for aesthetic reasons and functional reasons. ...Read more

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Is it possible to fix a botched double eyelid surgery?

Is it possible to fix a botched double eyelid surgery?

Revision bleph: For the vast majority of cases, improvement can be achieved with revision surgery. Even more than the primary surgery, the surgeon should be carefully chosen as revision surgery typically is more challenging. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from double eyelid surgery?

How long does it take to heal from double eyelid surgery?

Usually, not long: Eyelid skin is the thinnest, best healing skin of the body, and usually heals quickly and well from eyelid surgery. Of course, any scar will look a little red after a couple of weeks, but eyelid scars tend to lighten and fade quicker than any other area - typically the scars can be hidden with makeup after a couple of weeks. Many patients have almost invisible scars within a few months. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get double vision by pushing on back of eyelid.?

Is it normal to get double vision by pushing on back of eyelid.?

Yes: You can induce astigmatism of the cornea which can cause double vision by pressing on the eye or eyelid. You can also stimulate retinal cells which will leave a scotoma or after image by pressing on the more posterior aspects of the eye. ...Read more

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When did people start getting double eyelid surgery? How common is it?

When did people start getting double eyelid surgery? How common is it?

Upper & Lower?: It is safe to perform upper and lower eyelid lifts at the same time if that is what is required. There is generally more swelling in both afterward. Over the years I find that I do less lower eyelid skin excision and more fat injection and laser resurfacing of the lower lids, in conjunction with upper blepharoplasty. However some folks have significant lower eyelid skin that requires excision. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could get double eyelid surgery when I already have one?

Can you tell me if I could get double eyelid surgery when I already have one?

Double eyelid: Yes, it is common to have revision surgery or even alternative procedures, depending on your anatomy and circumstances. If you had a suture procedure as a teen, you may consider an incision procedure especially if it is in the context of aging eyelid surgery. ...Read more

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My eyelids are single but there are double eyelid curve and lines above my eyes. When I try to widen my eyes the double eyelid eyes will appear.

My eyelids are single but there are double eyelid curve and lines above my eyes. When I try to widen my eyes the double eyelid eyes will appear.

It's fine: I am sure it is fine. Lots of changes and concerns as you go thru puberty. If it does not interfere with vision, don't worry too much. If it does, mention it to your doc next time you see him /her. Live healthy and be well! ...Read more

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How can I get back double eyelids due to lack of sleep?

How can I get back double eyelids due to lack of sleep?

Lack of sleep: I would try cool compresses, artificial tears and getting adequate rest. ...Read more

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I have one single eyelid and one double, do I look weird with such unequal eyes?

I have one single eyelid and one double, do I look weird with such unequal eyes?

Porbably not: You probably have some degree of asymetry between your lids. Weirdness is in the eye of the beholder and your lids probably do not look bad to others. If trusted friends indicate that it is obvious, then see an oculoplastic surgeon who can do an easy adjustment to equalize the lids. ...Read more

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I had double eyelid surgery and I want to lower my crease. What are the risks of doing that?

I had double eyelid surgery and I want to lower my crease. What are the risks of doing that?

Oculoplastic Surgeon: The upper eyelid crease is usually 8-10mm from the eyelashes. This distance may increase with common conditions such as blepharoptosis (eyelid drooping) or with significant dermachalasis (excess wrinkled skin of upper eyelids). If the crease is too high, the results of eyelid surgery are not ideal and usually looks somewhat unnatural. An eyelid specialist is best suited to evaluate and correct. ...Read more

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Does it matter whether you get lasik or double eyelid surgery first?

Does it matter whether you get lasik or double eyelid surgery first?

LASIK First.: I prefer lasik be done first because the lid speculum that holds your eyes open during the lasik procedure can stretch some of the eyelid muscles. You should wait at least 3 months after the lasik before having eyelid surgery. ...Read more

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Will double eyelid surgery (upper and lower) fix one of my droopy eyelid?

Will double eyelid surgery (upper and lower) fix one of my droopy eyelid?

Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Does the order of surgery matter when attempting to get a lasik and double eyelid surgery?

Yes: You should have the lasik first. Sometimes lasik will result in dry eyes, and your plastic surgeon will need to know if this is a problem for you before operating on your eyelids. ...Read more

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I recently noticed a few days ago that my right eye has a double eyelid. It makes me look weird. Why is this happening?

I recently noticed a few days ago that my right eye has a double eyelid. It makes me look weird. Why is this happening?

Get examined: This should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist to determine the cause of this condition. ...Read more

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I am having double eyelid surgery under local anaesthesia & was wondering about the process when they insert the needle?

I am having double eyelid surgery under local anaesthesia & was wondering about the process when they insert the needle?

See below: Most times this procedure will also use a sedative so you will not be aware of the needles. Please talk to your surgeon to ask how they do it. ...Read more

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If my double eyelid flipped over after a night of sleeping, does it mean I closed my eyes too hard or does it mean I just had good sleep or what?

If my double eyelid flipped over after a night of sleeping, does it mean I closed my eyes too hard or does it mean I just had good sleep or what?

Floppy lid syndrome: Can behave exactly as you described. It this is happening regularly, see your eye doctor for treatment plan and check of your (exposed) corneas. ...Read more

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What's the minimum age to get Asian eyelid surgery? My daughter is 15, and she wants Asian eyelid surgery. She's been using tape to make a crease for about a year, so she's sure she wants the double-lid look. Is she too young? .

What's the minimum age to get Asian eyelid surgery? My daughter is 15, and she wants Asian eyelid surgery. She's been using tape to make a crease for about a year, so she's sure she wants the double-lid look. Is she too young? .

For: For an elective procedure, it is best for the patient to be able to consent to the procedure. A teenager usually has to wait until age 18. If there are functional issues, a case could be made to have a procedure before that. ...Read more

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One of my eyelids turned yellow after double eyelid surgery. How can I get rid of this?

One of my eyelids turned yellow after double eyelid surgery. How can I get rid of this?

Temporary?: What you are describing is usually temporary and related to the last stages of bruising. Otherwise, best to run this concern by your plastic surgeon, since I have not experienced this concern long-term. Best wishes. ...Read more