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Double Eyelid Surgery in Korea

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Double Eyelid Surgery in Korea

 

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Double eyelid surgery, also known as Asian eyelid surgery or Asian blepharoplasty, creates a natural crease in the eyelid to improve the appearance of the eyelids when the eyes are open. Some have thin skin or some also have extra skin and fat on own’s upper eyelid, therefore, it is very important to choose the appropriate surgical method and shape that best fits one’s eye.

 

Double Eyelid Surgery Cost

General price guide line for double eyelid surgery is USD$1,100 to USD$2,300 according to Korea Health Industry Development Institute. The price is decided depending on the method and difficulty of the patients’ case.
-Double Eyelid Non-incision : USD$1,100 to USD$1,400
-Double Eyelid Partial Incision : USD$1,400 to USD$1,800
-Double Eyelid Full Incision : USD$1,400 to USD$2,300
In case of other procedures are added with double eyelid surgery, the price is on the top of double eyelid surgery price.

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Double Eyelid: Non-Incision

 

Surgery Information

  • Duration: 30 min
  • Anesthesia: Local (Deep Sleep) Anesthesia
  • Hospitalization: N/A
  • Stitch Removal: 3 days after
  • Clinic Visit: 1~3 times
  • Recovery period: Return to daily routine 3~4 days after

 

What is Double eyelid non-incision surgery?


he non-incision method, also known as the suture or sewing method, is a procedure that involves making small pinholes without incision in the eyelid to create a line for the double eyelid. It is the most non-invasive surgery among double eyelid surgery methods and creates the most natural looking double eyelids. 2~3 micro incisions of 1~2mm on the upper eyelid are made and then connects the levator muscle to the skin to create the double eyelid crease using non-absorbable thread. Procedure is relatively simple and operation and recovery time is short. It minimizes the scarring with the most natural result. However, double eyelid non-incision method has more chances for the crease to unravel compared to the incision method due to thread loosening or aging.

 

Who are the candidates for double eyelid non-incision surgery?

- Those who have single eyelids
- Those whose upper eyelid skin is thin
- Those whose double eyelids are multi-layered due to thin skin
- Those who want fast results
- Those who want little or no scarring and swelling
- Those who are reluctant to do incision method

 

Double Eyelid: Partial Incision

 

Surgery Information

  • Duration: 30 min
  • Anesthesia: Local (Deep Sleep) Anesthesia
  • Hospitalization: N/A
  • Stitch Removal: 4~5 days after
  • Clinic Visit: 1~3 times
  • Recovery period: Return to daily routine 3~4 days after, but 1~2 weeks of swelling after surgery

 

What is Double eyelid partial incision surgery?


This method uses a combination of incisional and non-incisional methods. It involves making a miniscule incision on the eyelid to remove excess fat and muscle tissues. A small incision is used to remove excess fat while double eyelid crease is formed by a single thread passing through 2~3 holes of 3~4 mm connecting the levator muscle to the skin. The newly formed double eyelids will be highly durable, and bares minimal scarring and swelling. The chances of the double eyelids unraveling are high likely on patients who have eyelids with excessive fats and muscles choosing non-incisional surgery. Therefore, this partial incision method is far superior in such cases.

 

Who are the candidates for double eyelid partial incision surgery?

- Those who have single eyelids with excessive fat on eyelidsc
- Those whose upper eyelid skin is thick or droopy with fat
- Those who require revision surgery after non-incision surgery
- Those who wish to remove fat and muscle tissue from their eyelid
- Those who want double eyelids with minimal scarring and swelling

 

Double Eyelid: Full Incision

 

Surgery Information

  • Duration: 30 min ~ 1 hr
  • Anesthesia: Local (Deep Sleep) Anesthesia
  • Hospitalization: N/A
  • Stitch Removal: 5~7 days after
  • Clinic Visit: 1~3 times
  • Recovery period: Return to daily routine 3~4 days after, but 1~2 weeks of swelling after surgery

 

What is Double eyelid full incision surgery?


The full incision method, also known as the cutting method, is a surgical procedure that involves making an incision and removal of excess fat from the upper eyelid to make a clear horizontal incision double eyelid. With this method, it is possible to manipulate various tissues of eyelids such as skin, fat, and muscle to create a natural, but defined double eyelid crease. To minimize scars and reduce the chances of revision surgery, it is vital that the surgery is performed by a highly skilled doctor with plentiful clinical experience. Almost anyone is suitable for this type of method. Effects are permanent and non-reversible.

 

Who are the candidates for double eyelid full incision surgery?

- Those who have thick eyelids
- Those whose upper eyelid skin is excessively thick or droopy with fat
- Those who have droopy eyelids or have eyelashes that constantly irritating the eyes
- Those who wish to have double eyelids with no chance of becoming undone in the future

 

Eyelid Surgery Precautions

Preoperative Precautions

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Post-operative Precautions

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