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Managing the Aging Asian Eyelid

Managing the Aging Asian Eyelid

Published on April 24, 2013 by

One of the most confusing things that I have encountered is how to manage the aging Asian eyelid.  The reason for this is twofold.  First, if an Asian is born without an upper-eyelid crease where do you make the incision so that you don’t have a visible scar?  Second, when you remove skin from the […]

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My Thoughts on Medial and Lateral Canthoplasty for Asian Blepharoplasty

Published on June 2, 2012 by

My Thoughts on Medial and Lateral Canthoplasty for Asian Blepharoplasty Besides creating a supratarsal crease in the upper eyelid for Asian blepharoplasty, there are two other modifications of the eyelid shape that can be performed, namely a medial and/or lateral epicanthoplasty.  The canthus describes the joining of the upper and lower eyelids so the medial […]

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My Strategy for Asian Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty

Published on April 27, 2011 by

My Strategy for Asian Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty There are three principal methods for creating a so-called “double eyelid”, or upper eyelid crease in an Asian patient: the suture method, the partial-incision method and the full-incision method. I have tried all three over the years but have found that the full-incision method has been the most […]

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Asian Eyelid Surgery – Things You Need To Know About Your Recovery

Published on April 18, 2011 by

Asian Eyelid Surgery – Things You Need To Know About Your Recovery Like any procedure, understanding the nature of what follows a surgery is one of the most important elements to solid patient education.  Unlike most procedures, the recovery time following an Asian eyelid procedure can be very long so it is worth exploring this […]

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Does Asian Eyelid Surgery Represent a Loss of Ethnic Identity

Published on March 31, 2011 by

Does Asian Eyelid Surgery Represent a Loss of Ethnic Identity Asian eyelid surgery or Asian blepharoplasty is perhaps one of the most controversial procedures that I perform because it has deep social and cultural connotations that are tied to it.  The biggest question is whether creating an upper eyelid fold constitutes making Asians look White?  […]

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Asian Beat- A Beautiful Face according to Dr. Samuel Lam

Published on April 6, 2004 by

Asian Beat- A Beautiful Face according to Dr. Samuel Lam

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Cosmetic Surgery & Beauty Magazine

Published on October 16, 2003 by

Cosmetic Surgery & Beauty Magazine

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