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Asian Eyelid Surgery in Tampa, FL

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what is Asian Eyelid Surgery?

Double eyelid surgery is becoming one of the most popular surgeries in the Asian community. This specialized blepharoplasty makes a pretarsal crease in the upper eyelid for patients who naturally have monolids. Dr. Brandon-Dzung Mang is a skilled and experienced plastic surgeon who personalizes each procedure to help his patients achieve an eyelid fold that appears natural and enhances vision. With utmost compassion, Dr. Mang provides high-quality care and creates beautiful results while maintaining your natural beauty. Ethnic blepharoplasty can effectively and safely add an eyelid crease, which offers a rejuvenated appearance with subtle techniques. If you would like to learn more about Asian eyelid surgery, please call Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery in Tampa, FL and schedule a consultation to receive a tailored treatment plan that addresses your needs and cosmetic goals.

What are the benefits of Asian Eyelid Surgery?

Asian eyelid surgery, also known as double eyelid surgery or Asian blepharoplasty, is a cosmetic procedure designed to create a crease in the upper eyelid for individuals of Asian descent who are born with a monolid or a less defined eyelid crease. The surgery has gained popularity for several reasons, and some of the benefits associated with Asian eyelid surgery include:

  • Enhanced Eye Definition: One of the primary goals of Asian eyelid surgery is to create a natural-looking double eyelid crease, which can enhance the definition and contour of the eyes. This can create a more awake and youthful appearance.

  • Improved Makeup Application: Many individuals find it easier to apply makeup, especially eyeshadow and eyeliner, on a defined eyelid crease. Asian eyelid surgery can provide a more even surface for applying makeup, allowing for more creativity and versatility in makeup looks.

  • Increased Confidence: For individuals who desire a double eyelid crease, Asian eyelid surgery can boost self-confidence and self-esteem. It can help individuals feel more satisfied with their appearance, leading to improved overall confidence in social and professional settings.

AM I A Good Candidate for Asian Eyelid Surgery?

Double eyelid surgery can help patients who prefer their eyes to look more alert or open. After undergoing this type of surgery, many women tend to find it less difficult to apply certain cosmetics, such as eyeliner or eyeshadow. Sometimes, this surgery can help patients who have issues with their vision because of saggy skin on the upper eyelid or if their eyelashes touch the eyes. Dr. Mang can provide subtle enhancements that draw attention to and frames your eyes. During your consultation, we will go over your cosmetic goals and create a treatment plan that enhances your natural beauty and improves the functionality of your eyelid. Asian eyelid surgery with Dr. Mang can create a crease and maintain unique traits specific to your heritage.

What is the Asian Eyelid Surgery Surgical Technique?

At Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery, we use surgical techniques that are tailored to your unique facial features and eye structure. We also select the best methods based on your desired cosmetic goals. Generally, Dr. Mang uses an incisional technique for a double eyelid procedure. This approach allows us to resize or reshape the upper eyelids and make a natural-looking crease. We can also remove any fat that causes the eyelid to look full and reduce the epicanthal fold. The epicanthal fold is the tissue located near the nasal side of your eyelid. Patients may have some fat and muscle excised to open the eyelid and enhance the structure. During your consultation, we will discuss these techniques in-depth so you feel comfortable about your surgery. Additionally, Dr. Mang can determine if you need local anesthesia or IV sedation. This will depend on the complexity of your surgery.

What should I Expect after Asian Eyelid Surgery?

Following your surgery, we will monitor you in our recovery room before sending you home to recover. You may experience some mild side effects, such as itching, dry eyes, swelling, and bruising near the eyelids. These symptoms are common and will go away within 1 – 2 weeks. You should avoid strenuous activities for the first few days. However, most patients can restart their daily routine in about 5 – 7 days after we remove the sutures. After your surgery, you should avoid contact lenses for two weeks because your eyes will be sensitive. To reduce discomfort, Dr. Mang will prescribe eye drops, and he recommends using cold compresses. Overall, it takes about 1 – 2 months to see your final results. Your eyes will look refreshed, and it can improve your vision. If you do experience some scarring, it should not be noticeable. However, most patients do not have scarring after their procedure.

Asian Eyelid Surgery FAQ

What is double eyelid surgery?
Double eyelid surgery, also known as Asian eyelid surgery, is a type of blepharoplasty that can create an aesthetically pleasing eyelid crease, or double eyelid, in people with a monolid. Typically suitable for people of Asian descent, this surgical procedure works to give a patient’s eyes a refreshed, larger, wider, and more expressive appearance that many find appealing.

Are you asleep for Asian eyelid surgery?
During your consultation with Dr. Mang, he will go over the surgical options best suited for your eyes and aesthetic goals. Typically, patients aren’t put under general anesthesia (being asleep), and instead, the surgery can be comfortably done under local anesthesia or IV sedation.

Does Asian eyelid surgery hurt?
No, before the surgery begins, Dr. Mang will numb the treatment area with a local anesthetic or give you IV sedation to ensure your procedure is pain-free and comfortable for the duration.

How long does Asian eyelid surgery take?
A typical double eyelid, or Asian eyelid, surgery takes about 1 – 2 hours.

How is Asian eyelid surgery different from regular eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty?
Traditional eyelid surgery usually focuses on removing excess skin and fat to reduce signs of aging. In contrast, Asian eyelid surgery primarily aims to create or define the eyelid crease, which may be minimal or absent in people of East Asian heritage.

Is there an ideal age for Asian eyelid surgery?
While there's no "perfect age," most candidates are adults aged 18 or older. Some patients opt for the procedure in their late teens, while others choose to undergo the surgery later in life.

Can both men and women undergo Asian eyelid surgery?
Absolutely! Asian eyelid surgery is popular among both men and women looking to enhance the appearance of their eyes. The techniques may differ slightly depending on gender-related anatomical differences, so it's crucial to consult with a knowledgeable surgeon.

A Refreshed Look

The eyes are a beautiful feature of your face so if you feel upset with their appearance, it can impact your self-confidence. At Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery in Tampa, FL, Dr. Mang will pay close attention to your unique heritage and provide a more rejuvenated, awake appearance. Subtle changes to your eyelids can greatly enhance the appearance of your eyes and draw more attention to them. During your consultation, Dr. Mang will discuss your goals and create a personalized treatment plan that addresses your needs. Our team can also provide information about the cost or payment options. We look forward to meeting you and discussing your cosmetic goals. Please call Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery to schedule a consultation with Dr. Mang.

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