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Asian Eyelid Surgery Can Refine Facial Features

Double eyelid surgery, often referred to as Asian eyelid surgery, is a common procedure conducted around the eyelid to give the patient a double eyelid, to remove excess skin, and to give the eye a more open look. The procedure can also enhance the aesthetics of your face, improving overall symmetry. Dr. Suzanne W. Yee is a highly skilled surgeon who has helped many patients experience their desired appearance with Asian eyelid surgery at her Little Rock, AR, office.

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Asian eyelid surgery can complement all your features for a comprehensive cosmetic enhancement.

What is Asian Eyelid Surgery?

Also known as a double blepharoplasty, Asian eyelid surgery has gained popularity in recent years. The procedure is commonly performed for Asian patients suffering from inverted eyelashes caused by a single eyelid with no eyelid crease. The procedure also usually makes applying makeup easier and can bring out the brightness of your eyes. 

The creation of an eyelid crease can make your eyes appear bigger and brighter.

Is Double Blepharoplasty Right for You?

If you desire a more open look with your eyes, a double blepharoplasty may be right for you. Since the results are permanent, Dr. Yee takes care to fully explain every patient's options and ensure that they are free from any current eye infections or health problems before recommending treatment. 

What to Expect during the Procedure

Dr. Yee performs Asian eyelid surgery on an outpatient basis, meaning you will be able to return home the day of surgery to begin your recovery period. She administers local anesthetic to help you remain comfortable throughout surgery. Next, Dr. Yee will make tiny incisions in the eyelids and trim excess skin or tissue as needed. This creates a crease in the eyelid, which typically conceals the surgical incision. While the recovery period is relatively short, it may take up to two months for your eyelid crease to adjust into its permanent position. Dr. Yee will provide explicit instructions for recovery to help you achieve a swift recovery resulting in comfortable, flattering refinements.

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A patient of Dr. Yee, before and after her eyelid procedure.

Benefits of Asian Eyelid Surgery

With extensive experience and training, Dr. Yee is one of a few experts in the United States who performs double blepharoplasty procedures, and she works diligently to ensure that each patient's natural look is preserved. When you visit us for your initial consultation, Dr. Yee will first conduct a thorough examination of your eyelids, in addition to discussing your health and cosmetic goals. 

Your new eyelid crease can make your eyes appear bigger, brighter, and more energetic. 

Schedule Your Consultation

Whether you want to enhance your facial features or need relief from the complications of inverted eyelashes, Asian eyelid surgery may be the right procedure for you. To find out more or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Yee, contact our office staff today

Dr. Suzanne Yee

Suzanne Yee, MD

Dr. Suzanne Yee is a triple board-certified plastic surgeon in Little Rock, AR, who offers a wide variety of surgical and non-invasive treatments. Dr. Yee is affiliated with several prestigious organizations. Her memberships include:

  • Fellow of American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Fellow of American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • Fellow of American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellow of American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc.
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

To schedule a consultation at our state-of-the-art surgical center, please contact us online or call (501) 224-1044.

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