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What is Almond Eye Surgery?

Almond eyes, or exotic eyes, are slightly turned up in the outer corners, making them beautifully balanced. This shape is soft and welcoming. Almond eyes are youthful, boasting confidence. Many men and women are blessed with natural almond eyes, but for those who are not, science may intervene.

Dr. Amiya Prasad’s eyelid surgery procedure creates an extra crease in the upper eyelid. This opens up the eye and forms even and natural-looking almond eyes.

almond eye surgery before and after results
almond eye surgery patient before and after results

It is important that a potential patient make sure that he or she is seeking a specialist in this area. Make sure the surgeon is certified and ask to see before and after photos of the surgeon’s work.

Oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Amiya Prasad uses only the most up-to-date and state-of-the-art technology in all of his eyelift procedures. With virtually no swelling and minimal downtime, patients may resume normal everyday activities in no time.

To assure the utmost safety and compliance with the highest surgical standards we have built state-of-the-art surgical facilities in both our Manhattan and Garden City, NY facilities.

Male Almond Eye Surgery

Dr. Amiya Prasad performs blepharoplasty differently for male patients. Men most often prefer a more masculine aesthetic with eyelid surgery. While the surgical method for both female and male blepharoplasty are similar, the way they are executed for masculine, or a feminine style differs.

Almond Eye Surgery (Canthoplasty) Questions Answered by New York Oculoplastic Surgeon Amiya Prasad, M.D.

Can you get almond eyes with surgery?

Yes. Almond-shaped eyes are soft, welcoming, youthful, and can boost a person’s confidence. Some are born with natural almond-shaped eyes, but for those who are not, cosmetic surgery may help. I perform this surgery at my practices in New York for patients who want natural-looking exotic eyes.

Experience in cosmetic eyelid surgery, and artistic judgment are crucial in determining if an individual patient is suitable for the almond eye aesthetic, getting natural-looking results as if they were born with this shape, and for consistently performing this surgery safely for patients,

Is there surgery to change the eye shape?

In our practice, when someone comes in requesting a change in their eye shape, we discuss what is suitable for them. However, I always emphasize the importance of understanding that these procedures should be performed in a way which looks natural, and what fits and complements your unique facial character.

How much does almond eye surgery cost?

The cost of surgery is generally based on the following aspects:

  1. Surgeon’s fee
  2. Anesthesia
  3. Facility costs
  4. Aftercare

It must be noted that surgical treatments should not be compared to commercial good like electronics and the like, as they are the result of a surgeon’s meticulous study, training, experience, and technical competence. Patients usually have a better understanding of how surgeons arrive at their prices when they realize how much goes into providing high-quality care.

What does almond eye surgery do?

Almond eye surgery creates slightly turned up in the outer corners of the eyes, making them beautifully balanced. Almond eyes are soft, welcoming, and alluring. Many are born with natural almond eyes, but for those who are not, cosmetic eyelid surgery (canthoplasty) may be an option.

Patient Reviews

eyelid surgery patient reviews "Dr. Prasad ensured that my expectations would be realistic, but in reality they were far exceeded""
Every team member at Dr. Prasad’s office were very professional and made me feel comfortable. Reviewer: SK_67
The enitre team was very knowledgeable and accommodating, I never felt uncomfortable in any way. Reviewer: A.C.
prasad cosmetic surgery patient review "I was made to feel completely at ease from the initial consultation straight through to the follow-up visits""

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