Can Blepharoplasty Change Shape of Eyes?
- Asked by 8580anon in florida
- 3 years ago
I have very small round eyes and want more almond shaped eyes. Is that possible with a blepharoplasty? I've had a blepharoplasty to remove heavy and excess skin but it was so minor. I'm 22. Will a regular plastic surgeon perform this?
BBlepharoplasty CAN be customized to change Eye Shape
Blepharoplasty Change Shape of Eyes
Absolutely the eye shape can be changed by doing a blepharoplasty. Be sure you fully understand this concept before seeking this surgery - informed consent.
22 is very young for a second eyelid surgery.
Clearly you have an issue. There are a number of specialities that offer cosmetic eyelid surgery. However only on specialty is the most qualified to perform secondary eyelid surgery and that is oculoplastic surgery. This is a surgeon who is a board certified ophthalmologist who has completed a fellowship in oculofacial surgery. The American Society for Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) To find a highly qualified ASOPRS surgeon, go to ASOPRS.org. This website maintains a directory so you can find someone close to you. You should look for a surgeon who devote a significant part of their practice to repairing prior eyelid surgery. Can surgery accomplish what you are looking for? The answer depends on a personal consultation to assess your goals and the current condition of your eyelids. However there are many options and it is likely that something can be done for you.
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