I am an Asian male and would like to know if there is a difference between how a Blepharoplasty
I am an Asian male and would like to know if there is a difference between how a Blepharoplasty is performed on an Asian vs. Caucasian?
There is a distinct difference between the technique in which an Asian upper eyelid is performed compared to a non-Asian eyelid. Many Asians seeking blepharoplasty are unhappy with the puffiness and lack of upper eyelid (or pretarsal) crease, yet most patients want to maintain their ethnic appearance. In these cases, surgery is aimed at creating the pretarsal crease in eyes that are absent a fold. In general, a minimal amount of overhanging soft tissue is removed, and the skin is then attached to the tarsal plate of the upper lid to create the crease several millimeters above the eyelash line. Minimal fat is removed to avoid westernization of the eyelid. Eyelid symmetry is of utmost importance, and patients should choose a surgeon who routinely performs Asian blepharoplasty procedures.