What type of procedure would I need for my asian eyelids? (Photos)
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Full incision or partial technique Asian blepharoplasty
Thank you for the photos. It's very common to see patients who have a partial crease that sometimes is visible and then goes away either later in the day or salty foods or alcohol etc. I prefer full incision Asian eyelid surgery with anchoring technique in a situation like yours. A partial incision with components of the surgery done with suture technique is also an option possibly in your case which might allow for a little bit faster healing. I would not recommend suture technique in most cases because I feel like the results are A little bit inconsistent. It would take you approximately two weeks to look presentable sometimes less sometimes more. The procedure is performed under local Anesthesia.
Chase Lay MD
Asian eyelid surgery specialist
It is common for Asian patients to have upper eyelid creases that appear and disappear. In order to have the upper eyelid creases present permanently, you are likely a candidate for Asian Blepharoplasty. This is commonly performed in the office under local anesthesia. Please consult with a board certified specialist in Asian faces/eyelids who can guide and assist you with achieving the results you seek.
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