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Why Asian Eyelids Can be More Easily Made Symmetrical

Published on December 26, 2012 by

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,” […]

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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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