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Doctor insights on: What Type Of Surgical Procedures Exist That Will Make Eyelids Symmetrical

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What type of surgical procedures exist that will make eyelids symmetrical?

What type of surgical procedures exist that will make eyelids symmetrical?

Plastic surgery: There are not surgical procedures that would make a person's eyelids perfectly symmetrical (perfection doesn't exist in real life). However, plastic surgeons can make a smaller lids opening larger, make a double eyelid fold if there is a single fold, tighten a lower eyelid if the lid margin is drooping away from the eyeball, etc... Plastic surgery is an art, so results may differ among surgeons. ...Read more

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Is there a type of surgery that opens up the eyelid more?

Is there a type of surgery that opens up the eyelid more?

Blepharplasty...: Upper and lower eyelid surgery is called blepharoplasty surgery. These operations serve to “open up” the appearance of the eyes. Sometimes, if the forehead is low, forehead lifting may be indicated. ...Read more

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How long does a brow lift last? I'm considering a brow lift to correct sagging eyelids, but i'm worried that the results won't last long, and eventually, i'll look worse than i did before surgery. How long do the effects of this procedure last for? .

How long does a brow lift last? I'm considering a brow lift to correct sagging eyelids, but i'm worried that the results won't last long, and eventually, i'll look worse than i did before surgery. How long do the effects of this procedure last for?

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Long time: There are many brow lift techniques and when done properly, are very effective. If you have sagging eyelids, you may also need an eyelid lift as well as the brow lift. They can be complementary and enhance the overall result. Each one has its own limitation as how much lift is obtained. That is why it is not uncommon to combine them. ...Read more

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How do I know if Asian eyelid surgery would work for me? Are there certain people or eyelid types that get better results with Asian eyelid surgery than others? .

Some : Some individuals who pursue this surgery have a double eyelid and some do not, so there is a large variation in the crease position (double eyelid size) of patient's seeking this surgery. There are several methods to change the eylid shape and position that are commonly used. This is a very commonly performed surgery and most patient's have excellent outcomes. The risks are the same as for any surgery; risk of anesthesia, bleeding (rare), and infection. You should see a board certified plastic surgeon or oculoplastic surgeon for this procedure to discuss your options. ...Read more

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Is there any preparation for Asian eyelid surgery? Before other surgeries i had to fast, avoid certain medications, etc. Will I have to do the same before Asian eyelid surgery? It seems like a minor procedure, so will preparation be easier? .

Asian blepharoplasty: It may seem like a minor procedure, but given the thin nature of upper eyelid skin, bruising is not uncommon. Avoiding foods and supplements which may thin your blood and predispose you to bruising will help limit the amount you experience after surgery just as it did for your prior surgeries. If you are having surgery under general anesthesia, you will also once again have to fast. ...Read more

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How does the suture method of Asian eyelid surgery work? Can this kind of Asian eyelid surgery give results as good as the incision type? .

Asian blepharoplasty: Forming a connection between the skin/orbicularis muscle and the levator aponeurosis to form a supratarsal crease is one of the goals of asian blepharoplasty. For the appropriately selected patient, the suture method of asian eyelid surgery can work well. For many patients, the incisional type is a better option due to the accessibility of tissue for debulking and permanence of crease formation. ...Read more

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Will the suture method of Asian eyelid surgery last as long as the incision method? I've heard the crease from the suture method can fall out over time. Is that true? Does it happen because of a bad procedure or from something the patient does? Or is the

Will the suture method of Asian eyelid surgery last as long as the incision method? I've heard the crease from the suture method can fall out over time. Is that true? Does it happen because of a bad procedure or from something the patient does? Or is the

I'm : I'm not entirely sure what you mean by "suture method" vs "incision method". There are barbed sutures that are used for various lifting procedures but most of these have fallen out of favor for lack of long term stability. The tried and true method of incisions and sutures is the gold standard. ...Read more

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