Double eyelid surgery is one way of making the eyes look bigger. About 50% of the Asian population is born without a double eyelid. Double eyelid surgery is a popular procedure where precise suturing methods are used to create an eyelid fold.
If the corner of the eye has an overhanging fold of skin it is referred to as the Epicanthal fold.
Patients of Asian descent occasionally experience early onset subtle ptosis (drooping eyelid) that is frequently missed due to the overhanging eyelid skin that masks it.
If you want to learn more about what's involved in double eyelid surgery visit Dr Naveen Somia in either Bondi Junction or Bella Vista.
Lack of a double fold in the upper eyelid
Precise Suture techniques create a double eyelid fold. Eye looks bigger and hence attractive. Patients comment their face appears ‘brighter’.
Epicanthal (over-hanging) fold
in the corner of the eye
Epicanthal fold is corrected by redistribution of skin. Eye looks bigger and hence attractive. Patients comment their face appears ‘brighter’.