Almost every perspective patient inquiring about asian eyelid surgery in New York, or double eyelid surgery, has concerns regarding healing time. Appropriately so, since many of my patients have highly demanding professions in the New York City metropolitan area.
Augmentation rhinoplasty is a term used to described nasal surgery in which the shape of the nose is increased. Although many of the patients undergoing augmentation rhinoplasty are non-Caucasian this type of surgery is performed on patients of all ethnicities.
One of the most common changes Asians are seeking is the shape of the nose. The majority of Asian rhinoplasty is to increase the height of the bridge and tip of the nose (also called augmentation rhinoplasty).
The epicanthal fold is present during early infancy in all ethnic groups. However in most ethnic groups as the face grows this fold becomes less apparent. In adulthood, the epicanthal fold is a unique feature to the Asian eye.
Asian double eyelid surgery in NYC is one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed on patients of east Asian decent. This procedure is done to create an upper eyelid crease. Approximately 50% of east asians, are born without a supratarsal fold (aka double eyelid crease).