April 24th, 2013 by Dr. Lam
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
December 26th, 2012 by old post
Why Asian Eyelids Can be More Easily Made Symmetrical Symmetry is perhaps the hardest thing for me to fix. I can improve one’s asymmetry but I can’t fix it. In fact, in all my consent forms I state “the two sides of the body are not the same and can never be made the same,”
March 31st, 2011 by old post
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?