Most Asians typically have monolid, which refers to single eyelid at birth. Double eyelid surgery is catered for such people who wish to possess a more pleasantly looking pair of eyes. This is done by creating a supratarsal epicanthic fold or crease in the upper eyelid.
Single eyelid tends to make your eyes smaller and appear less energetic than you actually are. Even with make-up such as eyeliners, one with single eyelid will not look as confident as compared to one with double eyelid and make-up as single eyelid gives less definition to the eyes.
The 2 main types of double eyelid surgery are non-incision method and incision method. In layman’s terms, non-incision refers to the technique of stitching your eyelid to create the crease while incision method refers to the cutting of eyelid to obtain that desire fold. While both methods are suitable to create double eyelids to your likings, there are differences in terms of pricing and recovery time. Non-incision double eyelid is a reversible procedure where you can reverse back to your old look if dissatisfied!
Also known as the stitching or ‘sewing’ method, surgeons use their unique technique to create this wonder. Rumour says that non-incision method is not as lasting as incision method, but that is NOT TRUE. Whether it is lasting is dependable on surgeons’ skills and technique and of course your personal daily routine and how you take care of your eyes after the surgery. While not everyone has the criteria to undergo non-incision double eyelid surgery, this is a great option as it is relatively cheaper than incision method and requires a much shorter recovery time!
*Some patients underwent non-incision double eyelid surgery and found that it disappears after a year. Revision surgeries are costlier so to make sure to do it right the first time around. Through iStunning, we recommend you the best double eyelid surgeon based on your outcome expectation!
Incision method, also known as ‘cutting’ method, is able to bring out a more symmetrical eyes due to a more precise markings and operation. Incision double eyelid is able to create a fold or crease to your likings as many females prefer to have a wider double eyelid crease in order for make-up such as eyeliners to be in place. As it is ‘cutting’ procedure, the bruise and swelling will be heavier than non-incision method and recovery time is longer. However, this method provides you with a more natural double eyelid, thus the costlier price.
*Some patients underwent non-incision double eyelid surgery and came back for revision using the incision method. Through iStunning, we partner with the best plastic surgery surgeons in the world to provide consultation and recommend the most suitable procedure to obtain your desired outcome, JUST FOR YOU.
In layman’s term, Ptosis refers to the surgery to even the size of of the eyes. This procedure is done by lifting the upper eyelid to match the other, thus making the eyes bigger too. It is very common for people like you and me to have a larger eye than the other at birth. Having Ptosis leads to have a pair of sleepy eyes and often deem as not having enough rest. This is a rather important procedure to undergo to obtain a pair of bright symmetrical eyes.
Epicanthoplasty is the procedure of cutting the inner corner of the eyes open. This procedure is often for Asians who are seeking to have similar eyes of Europeans. Epicanthoplasty is also necessary for people who have multiple Mongolian folds. Mongolian folds refer to the eyelid creases at the inner corner of the eyes. Having multiple folds leads to unnatural double eyelid crease. Epicanthoplasty helps to smoothen out the crease and gives a more natural look.
Canthoplasty is the procedure of cutting the outer corner of eyes open to to obtain larger and brighter eyes. This procedure is highly recommended for people who have eyes that are pointing downwards. Undergoing this procedure will eliminate the fierce look of the eyes.
While double eyelid are the procedures of upper eyes, lower blepharoplasty is the procedures of lower eyes. While some have multiple lines under the eyes which appear to be aged, others have eyebags and dark circles which are not pleasantly looking. This procedure helps you to feel young, alive and energetic all over again!
Transconjunctival Fat Removal and Repositioning
This procedure is the removal of excessive fat tissues to give a more distinct facial feature. Removing of excessive fat also assists in lessening the muscles to refrain excessive lines from appearing on your face!
Browpexy is the procedure where it lifts your eyebrow minimally such that your eyebrow will not fall lower than its original after double eyelid surgery. The lowering of eyebrow will make you less physically attractive due to the small width of double eyelid crease. With the help of professional surgeons, your eyebrows will be able to return to an aesthetically-appealing location on your upper face!