Every ethnic group has a few distinct characteristics. Common ones include skin color, hair texture, and eye shape. One of these traits is the “double eyelid,” where the upper eyelid has a natural, distinguishable fold above the eyelashes. While Caucasians and many other ethnic groups have this natural eyelid crease, approximately half of Asians do […]
Has a well-meaning friend ever told you, “You look tired,” when you were completely well-rested? It is not exactly a compliment. A tired appearance is usually characterized by dark undereye circles, forehead wrinkles, drooping eyelids, and dull skin. If you’re tired of having that chronically tired look, you can rest easy with a few of […]
This is a recovery picture 7 days after eyelid and inner corner repair, with correction of internal muscle weakness on the left eyelid (ptosis)
DST suture method with inner epi (still red), 7 days postop. The inner epi allows the crease to fold in a more natural shape. The scar will become flat in a few weeks in most cases.
Asian eyelid surgery with removal of inner skin (inner epi) to show more eye and give a natural crease.
The eyes are one of the most noticeable features on the face and are even thought by many to be the “window to the soul.” As one of the most common cosmetic procedures in the world, it should come as no surprise that more than 200,000 eyelid surgeries were performed in 2013. Although a large […]
(Adapted from Masters Topic presentation, Vegas Cosmetic Symposium 2011). In the best of hands, it is possible that the eyelids can end up uneven. Why does this happen? Certainly it can be the lack of experience or training on the part of the surgeon. But there are many factors that make certain eyelids easier to […]
Incision eyelid surgery at 5 days, 12 days and at 1 month Patient had intermittent folds which benefitted from permanent crease placement with an incision approach to make the crease symmetric while maintaining the natural crease size the patient desired. This patient’s left eye is slightly smaller than the right. This is caused by a […]
A patient that underwent Durable Suture Technique