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Asian Blepharoplasty

Asian blepharoplasty is a form of eyelid surgery designed for Asian patients. Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, a world-renowned facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, understands the complexities of Asian blepharoplasty. He is available to educate patients about traditional and Asian eyelid surgery, as well as help his patients discover the best ways to enhance their facial appearance.

What Are the Benefits of Asian Eyelid Surgery?

Like a traditional blepharoplasty, Asian eyelid surgery is intended to help a patient achieve a balanced, harmonious facial appearance. Asian double eyelid surgery helps Asian patients produce natural-looking eyelid creases. The result: Asian patients can undergo Asian eyelid surgery to improve their facial appearance and ensure that their eyes complement the cheeks, nose and other facial features.

How Is an Asian Blepharoplasty Performed?

Dr. Azizzadeh tailors an Asian blepharoplasty to his patient. To do so, Dr. Azizzadeh first performs an in-depth patient evaluation. Dr. Azizzadeh learns about a patient’s medical history and examines his or her eyelids and other facial features. If Dr. Azizzadeh determines a patient is a good candidate for an Asian blepharoplasty, he then develops a custom treatment plan for him or her.

Each Asian blepharoplasty patient is unique, and Dr. Azizzadeh takes a holistic approach to treatment. Dr. Azizzadeh works diligently to provide an Asian eyelid surgery patient with comprehensive guidance and support. Plus, Dr. Azizzadeh closely monitors his patient after an Asian blepharoplasty; this ensures that a patient can achieve his or her desired treatment results.

Asian Blepharoplasty: What You Need to Know

Asian blepharoplasty, also referred to as Asian eyelid surgery, involves the creation of a double eyelid fold – a common facial feature in Asian cultures. During an Asian blepharoplasty procedure, a surgeon sutures the eyelid or makes a small incision in the eyelid’s natural crease. A typical Asian blepharoplasty is performed as an outpatient procedure under local anesthesia. It may also be performed in combination with other facial rejuvenation procedures.

The recovery time following an Asian blepharoplasty procedure is usually minimal. Most Asian eyelid surgery patients can return to work, school or other everyday activities within about two days of treatment. Asian blepharoplasty patients may experience swelling in the initial days after surgery. Also, most Asian blepharoplasty patients fully recover within about two weeks of treatment.

Are You a Good Candidate for Asian Blepharoplasty Surgery?

Asian blepharoplasty surgery is intended to help Asian patients maintain their ethnic identity. The Asian upper eyelid crease runs close to the eyelashes and gets larger as it approaches the midpoint of the pupil; at this point, the crease runs parallel to the eye. Comparatively, a non-Asian upper eyelid crease runs parallel to the lid margin. It is typically larger than the Asian eyelid crease, too.

For Asian patients who are considering blepharoplasty surgery, Dr. Azizzadeh can help. Dr. Azizzadeh requests a full patient evaluation before he performs an Asian blepharoplasty procedure. The consultation allows Dr. Azizzadeh to examine a patient’s facial features and determine if he or she is a good candidate for Asian blepharoplasty surgery. It also enables a patient to learn about all aspects of Asian blepharoplasty surgery and determine if the procedure matches his or her expectations.

Ultimately, Dr. Azizzadeh wants to help each of his patients achieve a balanced, natural-looking facial appearance. Dr. Azizzadeh is happy to perform Asian blepharoplasty surgery if he believes the procedure can help a patient accomplish this goal without putting his or her health at risk. Furthermore, Dr. Azizzadeh explains what a patient should expect throughout Asian blepharoplasty. This ensures a patient can prepare for an Asian blepharoplasty treatment.

How Does an Asian Eyelid Surgery Differ from a Traditional Eyelid Surgery?

A traditional blepharoplasty is used to correct sagging upper eyelids and remove bags from the lower eyelids. Comparatively, an Asian blepharoplasty is used to create creases in the eyelids. An Asian double eyelid surgery is intended exclusively for patients of Asian descent. It must also performed by a skilled and experienced facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon like Dr. Azizzadeh.

Is an Asian Blepharoplasty Safe and Effective?

Like any surgery, there are risks associated with Asian blepharoplasty. With Asian double eyelid surgery performed by Dr. Azizzadeh, a patient can minimize his or her risk of complications.

Dr. Azizzadeh is a Harvard-trained and dual board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon with extensive Asian blepharoplasty experience. He only recommends Asian blepharoplasty if he believes the procedure can be safely and effectively performed. Additionally, Dr. Azizzadeh dedicates comprehensive time and resources to prepare an Asian blepharoplasty patient for surgery and ensure that this individual knows what to expect during treatment.

Schedule an Asian Blepharoplasty Consultation with Dr. Azizzadeh

Dr. Azizzadeh is a leading facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon for Asian blepharoplasty in Los Angeles. To learn more about Asian eyelid surgery or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Azizzadeh, please contact us online or call us at 310-657-2203.

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