Will I get a parallel crease without epicanthoplasty?
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Medial epicanthoplasty not needed
You would benefit from a revision double eyelid surgery. It is not exactly the same as a standard blepharoplasty. An Asian double eyelid surgery requires anchoring technique, which can be performed either through a non-incisional or incisional method. With that said, given that this is a revision case, I would strongly recommend an open approach.
You don't need a medial epicanthoplasty
You don't need a medial epicanthoplasty to have a parallel crease. You basically need a revision Asian eyelid surgery with anchoring technique with a surgeon who performs Asian eyelid surgery AKA double eyelid surgery regularly. Make sure it is an incision technique and make sure you see someone who clearly performs these surgeries regularly.
Chase Lay MD
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