Double eyelid surgery, also called Asian eyelid surgery, Asian blepharoplasty, or Asian double eyelid surgery, is the surgical creation of an eyelid crease for people who were born without it. About 50% of people of Asian (Japanese, Chinese, and Korean) descent do not naturally have a double eyelid fold or eyelid crease, and instead have what is commonly referred to as a monolid. Other ethnicities may also be born without double eyelid folds, but it’s not as common. In younger people with no redundant eyelid skin, or extra fat behind the eyelid, non-incisional double eyelid surgery can be performed. In older people with stretched or redundant eyelid skin, and excess fat behind the eyelid skin, incisional double eyelid surgery is performed so extra fat, and skin can be surgically removed.
Double eyelid surgery is a procedure that is customized to the specific needs of the patient, and may be combined with other procedures such as lower eyelid surgery for under eye bags, epicanthoplasty, and skin treatments for wrinkles. Surgery costs include the surgeon’s fee, anesthesia fees, nursing staff, and facility fees.
Dr. Amiya Prasad is a Fellowship-trained oculofacial plastic surgeon, and a Board-certified cosmetic surgeon. He has been in practice for over 25 years in Manhattan, NYC, and Long Island. One of his specialties is Asian double eyelid surgery for both primary and revision surgery. He has extensive experience performing Asian non-incisional, and incisional eyelid surgery, as well as eyelid ptosis correction, and epicanthoplasty.
To schedule a consultation with Dr. Prasad, fill out the contact form below or contact any of our offices: (212) 265-8877 for our Manhattan, New York City office;(516) 742-4636 for our Garden City, Long Island office; or (703) 356-1336 for our Vienna, Virginia office.