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Asian Eyelid Surgery in Atlanta, GA

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What is Asian Eyelid Surgery?

Asian eyelid surgery, also known as double eyelid surgery, has become one of the most popular procedures for Asian patients at Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery. This procedure creates a pretarsal crease in their upper eyelid to provide a more awakened appearance. With the goal of creating a fold that looks natural, opens up the eyes, and does not impair vision, plastic surgeon Dr. Brandon-Dzung Mang takes great care to know the distinct differences between the eyes, forehead, and skin of Asian individuals than Caucasians to ensure he is able to provide a great experience for his patients. With years of experience and education, Dr. Mang can help his Atlanta, GA Asian patients to rejuvenate their appearance and create a softer, awakened, and youthful appearance.

What are the Benefits of Asian Eyelid Surgery?

There are many reasons patients choose Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery for Asian eyelid surgery, especially when issues with excess skin and fat deposits interfere with their quality of life. Dr. Mang understands the importance of using advanced techniques to provide a natural appearance that is a reflection of your unique background. Additional benefits of this procedure include:

  • A more youthful, vibrant look
  • Improved vision in some cases
  • A less puffy, more "awakened" appearance
  • Long-lasting results with minimal maintenance

Can I Have Asian Eyelid Surgery?

If you are of Asian descent and wish to have eyes that are more open and appear more awakened, double eyelid surgery may be just what you're looking for. In some cases, Asian eyelid surgery can even be performed to improve vision in patients. Designed to create a natural look while maintaining your unique ethnic features, Dr. Mang can help men and women decide if this procedure can help them achieve the look they desire without having an overdone or unnatural appearance. To find out if you qualify for Asian eyelid surgery, call our Duluth, GA office today and schedule a consultation.

How Is Asian Eyelid Surgery Performed?

Each surgery is unique based on individual needs and desires, which you will discuss with Dr. Mang during your initial consultation. It's likely an incisional approach will be utilized for your Asian eyelid surgery, which will allow Dr. Mang the opportunity to alter and shape the height of your eyelids and create a crease that looks natural, remove fat from the eyelid causing your eye(s) to look overly full, and decrease the fold on the upper inner corner of the eye. This process may include trimming muscle and fat in order to create the look you desire. It's likely you will receive local anesthesia for a more minimally invasive procedure and general anesthesia in a more extensive case.

What Can I Expect After My Asian Eyelid Surgery?

After your Asian eyelid surgery, you will be sent home to rest and recover. It's likely you'll have itchy and dry eyes, bruising, swelling, and a feeling of tightness around your eyes. This is perfectly normal and will disappear on its own after about 1 – 2 weeks. Avoiding strenuous activity, like exercise, for the first few days is important; however, you can likely get back to normal activities after about a week when your stitches have been removed. About ten days after your Asian eyelid surgery, you should be ready to go back to work, but do not wear contacts for two weeks. If necessary, Dr. Mang can prescribe eye drops and a cool compress can be used to ease any discomfort. Scarring should be minimal, and you will likely begin to see your results after about a month or two.

Asian Eyelid Surgery FAQ

What is double eyelid surgery?
Double eyelid surgery is another name for Asian eyelid surgery. This blepharoplasty technique creates an aesthetically appealing eyelid crease, or double eyelid, in people of Asian descent who typically have a monolid. This gives patients a wider, larger, more alert, and more expressive look to their eyes.

Are you asleep for Asian eyelid surgery?
Most Asian eyelid surgeries can be performed comfortably under local anesthesia with or without IV sedation, meaning you will be awake but not in any pain.

Is Asian eyelid surgery painful?
No, it isn't. Before Dr. Mang begins, he will numb the treatment area with a local anesthetic to keep you from feeling anything. Some patients may also opt to include IV sedation for further relaxation and comfort.

How long does Asian eyelid surgery take?
Most Asian eyelid surgery procedures will take about 1 – 2 hours.

Are there risks involved in undergoing Asian eyelid surgery?
As with any surgical procedure, there are risks involved in Asian eyelid surgery. Some common concerns include infection, scarring, or asymmetry post-surgery. However, choosing a highly skilled and experienced surgeon like Dr. Mang can significantly mitigate these risks.

How long does recovery take and what can I expect?
The recovery period for Asian eyelid surgery typically ranges from 1-2 weeks. During this time, you may experience some swelling, bruising, or discomfort. At Rejuve Plastic Surgery, Dr. Mang and his team will provide comprehensive post-operative care to ensure a smooth and speedy recovery.

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Look Refreshed and Awake

The eyes are one of the first features that people notice on a person. If you're unhappy with the look of your eyes, it can have a huge impact on your self-esteem and the way you see yourself. At Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery, plastic surgeon Dr. Brandon-Dzung Mang offers Asian eyelid surgery for men and women of Asian descent who would like to refresh their look while maintaining their unique ethnic characteristics. Call our Duluth, GA office for more information on candidacy, cost, financing, insurance, and more.

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