Asian Eyelid

What is it?

Asian Eyelid surgery is a surgical procedure to create a fold in the upper eyelid natural appearance in patients of Asian eyelids. Asian eyelids and Caucasians differ in shape and size. It is not a surgery that aims to westernize an Asian face but creating a natural-looking double eyelid. It should be mentioned that only 50 percent of Asians approximately lacks the upper eyelid fold is always in the eyelids Caucasian features.

Who can practice Asian Eyelid Surgery?

This procedure can be performed in patients who lack the upper eyelid fold, which are in good general health and have reasonable expectations regarding surgery. This surgery is not intended to disguise ethnic features but to create a natural-looking fold in the upper eyelid.

What results can I expect from the procedure?

Patients can expect from this procedure optimal results. While the final outcome patients retain their ethnic features and the almond shape of his eyes, they look more open and round.

Consultation process

Consultation is the right place for that patient and doctor discuss the characteristics, expectations and choices of each individual case. Every patient is different, so in My Cosmetic Surgery will provide personalized quality care.

Technical and protocol

The technique for Asian Eyelid surgery depends on each particular case, namely the needs of each patient. Generally, the surgeon makes an incision (which may be inside the eyelid) to create a crease in the upper eyelid. It is a procedure that can be performed under local anesthesia and on an outpatient basis.

Methods incision

This can be done through an incision inside the eyelid or the upper eyelid. The incision is usually very small and does not leave visible scars. Our surgeon, Jeffrey LaGrasso, performs a torsion DST technique and suture double method, more effective than traditional suturing technique.

Recovery Asian Eyelid surgery

As with any surgery performed at our center, the patient will be monitored to check the results of the intervention and the patient's progress during the postoperative period. It is important that the patient always follow the recommendations of our professionals.

This surgery can cause mild inflammation in the area of ​​the eyelids and some discomfort that will refer quickly. This is a bit complicated procedure usually speedy recovery. After 7 days the patient can return to daily activities and always keep in mind when medical considerations provided. You may need about two or three weeks to see the final results of the intervention.

It is not recommended physical exercise for a month, or expose the skin to sunlight. It is recommended that you keep your head upright.


In our center this surgery is performed by plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. M.D., certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a long list of satisfied patients.