INNER EYELID CORNER ENLARGEMENT (EPICANTHOPLASTY)



What is Inner eyelid corner enlargement (Epicanthoplasty)?

For someone with epicanthic folds covering the inner eye corner, the eyes will look narrower and impair beauty. Epicanthoplasty is a procedure which is used to reshape and enlarge the horizontal length of the eyes. It is commonly performed in conjunction with double eyelid surgery to achieve more natural and bigger eyes.
Benefits:
Epicanthoplasty can treat people with well-developed epicanthic folds and make their eyes appear wider, bigger, brighter and more alert. It can help Asian women adopt a more westernized look.
Suitable for: -
If your eyes look far apart and small due to inner corner covered too much by skin lids, epicanthoplasty can create good difference in overall looks.
Procedure: -
After calculating how wide your inner eyelids to be cut according to the shape of your eyes, incisions are planned and marked. Then incisions will be made at the inner corner of the eyelids. Usually, the epicanthoplasty is done immediately after double eyelid surgery to create greater symmetry in the inner eyelids.
Duration
1 hour
Anesthesia
Local
Hospitalization
N/A
Stitch out
1 week
Recovery
3-6 weeks