Epicanthoplasty options for wide-set eyes? (asian female). (photos)
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Extend the medial aspect of the incision
You may be able to extend the incision medially to open the inner corner. I'm usually not a fan of the medial epicanthoplasty since I am able to open the corner without creating the very visible scar associated with the medial epicanthoplasty.
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Chase Lay MD
Hello jinghua, thank you for your question. There are many different techniques that surgeons can use to perform medial epicanthoplasty. Can't tell exactly from the photos what has been done but whatever has been done seemed pretty conservative. I prefer a variation of the skin redraping method when performing medial epicanthoplasty because it can extend the medial corners nicely without leaving conspicuous scars. You should consult with board-certified plastic surgeons who specialize in Asian blepharoplasty to discuss a possible revision. Good luck!
Goretti H. Taghva MD
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