Table of Contents
Before & Afters
Introduction to Asian Blepharoplasty
Before and After Asian Blepharoplasty (Double Eyelid Surgery)
Asian Upper Eyelid Lift
This lovely patient presented for surgical consultation, bothered by the heaviness of her upper eyelids. I recommended upper blepharoplasty, or upper eyelid lift, with a conservative approach to removing the excess tissue from her eyelids given her ethnic features and mild brow heaviness to ensure a rejuvenated result that did not look overdone. The patient has healed beautifully and we are thrilled with her surgical results. Her eyes appear more refreshed, she has restored creases to her eyelids, and her scars are minimal at three months out from surgery.
Asian Upper Eyelid Lift
This wonderful patient desired Asian blepharoplasty, or double eyelid surgery, to create creases in her upper eyelids. I typically perform this delicate surgery under awake sedation. After making the incision and excising small strips of skin and deeper tissues, I ask the patient to open their eyes during suture placement to ensure appropriate crease formation. Two months later as shown in her after photos, this featured patient is healing beautifully, and we are ecstatic with her surgical results. Her eyelid scars will continue to fade with time.
Asian Upper Eyelid Lift
This video features before and after results following upper eyelid surgery (eyelid lift) by Dr. Tina Ho.
Upper Eyelid Surgery: Before and After
This wonderful 48 year-old female patient came to me for surgical consultation, bothered by the heavy appearance of her upper eyelids. We pursued upper blepharoplasty for eyelid rejuvenation and are thrilled with her beautiful, natural results. For Asian patients, less is more. The brow tissue tends to be thicker than the eyelid tissue. I typically remove less eyelid tissue to avoid overdone surgical results. Asian patients often face longer resolution of swelling in the recovery period as well. Empowering patients with beautiful, natural results. Call or visit my website to schedule your eyelid surgery consultation.
What is Asian Blepharoplasty?
Asian blepharoplasty, or double eyelid surgery, is one type of cosmetic eyelid surgery offered by Dr. Tina Ho to create creases in the upper eyelids. Patients who lack and subsequently desire upper eyelid folds may be ideal candidates for this procedure. Depending on the anatomy of a patient’s upper eyelids, excess skin and fat may be also removed during this procedure for additional rejuvenation. This surgery requires the expertise of a surgeon who specializes in facial plastic surgery and understands Asian eyelid anatomy well. Dr. Ho’s expertise in blepharoplasty, with a focus in double eyelid surgery, is what makes her among the best options Philadelphia residents can rely on.
Am I A Good Candidate?
Asian blepharoplasty is typically performed on people who lack a natural crease in their upper eyelids and desire one.
People with glaucoma, dry eye, hypertension, thyroid disorders, diabetes, and/or heart disease are not ideal candidates for blepharoplasty. These people must seek professional advice before undergoing the treatment to ensure its safety.
Your Asian Blepharoplasty Consultation
An assessment of your medical history and risk factors will be conducted. Dr. Ho will take preliminary documentation and discuss surgical options and treatment alternatives with you.
Dr. Ho’s Approach to Asian Blepharoplasty
As an Asian female double board-certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Ho specializes exclusively in aesthetic facial procedures including the double eyelid procedure and is experienced in treating patients of various ethnicities including those of Asian descent. She attracts patients who desire double eyelid surgery from all across Philadelphia and Wayne as well as greater Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. She devotes extensive time and effort with every patient to gauge their ideal eyelid preferences and determine an individualized surgical approach that best meets their expectations. Dr. Ho pursues a natural, conservative approach to Asian blepharoplasty and avoids removing excess skin or fat that may put a patient at risk of an overdramatic or hollowed-out eyelid appearance.
Dr. Ho typically performs this procedure in the surgery center setting with the patient under awake sedation. During surgery, Dr. Ho makes an incision in each upper eyelid and excises small strips of skin and deeper tissues to gain access to the appropriate plane for suturing. She asks the patient to open his or her eyes to confirm crease formation with her suture placement. Her surgical technique is tailored to each patient’s unique anatomy to produce smooth, natural upper eyelid creases. Dr. Ho performs meticulous closure of the eyelid incisions for minimal scarring. She strives for a rejuvenated, unoperated look for every Asian blepharoplasty patient.
What Should Patients Expect After Asian Blepharoplasty?
Every Asian blepharoplasty patient will follow-up with Dr. Ho one week after surgery for suture removal. Each patient will then follow-up again at weeks to months out at regular intervals for re-evaluation.
Patients should expect immediate bruising after surgery that can be managed well with icing and head elevation and typically resolve by two weeks out from surgery. Swelling of the eyelids may be more prolonged and may take months to completely subside, as Asian patients usually possess thicker skin. Post-operative pain is usually mild and managed well with prescribed pain medication. Improvement in the appearance of the eyelids is typically observed immediately or after most of the bruising and swelling has subsided. The eyelid incisions usually heal well with minimal scarring. Dr. Ho seeks regular follow-up with her patients to ensure that every patient heals well and is satisfied with their surgical outcome.
BEFORE & AFTER PHOTOS
“My surgical technique focuses on creating a natural, more youthful and more awake, unoperated look for every blepharoplasty patient.”
– Dr. Tina Ho
Why Do Some Asian Patients Lack an Upper Eyelid Fold?
What is the Cost of an Asian Eye Surgery?
The cost of Asian eyelid surgery, also known as double eyelid surgery, can vary depending on several factors such as the surgical technique, the surgeon’s expertise, and the location of the procedure. Located in Philadelphia, the average price for Dr. Tina Ho’s Asian eyelid surgery ranges from $5,000 to $6,000, including facility fees. Dr. Tina Ho, who specializes in Asian blepharoplasty, offers perhaps the best pricing for her experience in the Philadelphia area.
When considering double eyelid surgery, it is important to understand what is included in the cost estimate. Patients should ask if the quote provided covers the surgeon’s fee, anesthesia, facility fee, and any follow-up visits. CareCredit is also an option for financing. For more information on the cost of Asian eyelid surgery in Philadelphia, patients are encouraged to contact Dr. Ho’s office.
Patient Testimonial: Eyelid Surgery
This beautiful patient underwent upper eyelid surgery with Dr. Tina Ho and describes her surgery patient experience with her surgeon. She looks beautifully, naturally refreshed.
I had an Asian blepharoplasty or double eyelid surgery by Dr. Ho and I am very pleased with the outcome. My surgery was successful and the result is beautiful and natural looking. Dr. Ho was kind, caring and very detailed. Her staff was great and so friendly. I would definitely come back for other procedures.
I highly recommend her.
Dr. Ho performed an upper eyelid surgery and a lower face lift on my wife. The left eyelid was torn by a dog bite – it was gruesome. Dr. Ho came out in the middle of the night, 8 months pregnant to repair my wife’s torn eye. Her eyes look gorgeous. This prompted my wife’s decision for a lower face lift. WOW. My wife has the jaw and neck line of a super model. The jaw and neck line she never had. Stunning work by Dr. Ho!! Ask for pics and see for yourself!
– Timothy Carlin
Dr. Ho recently performed my upper eyelid surgery on December 3, 2020.I was looking “tired” at 54 y/o and she had suggested the upper blepharoplasty procedure.Dr. Ho took her time and care to ensure I would be comfortable with the procedure and post surgery experience.She answered all of my questions honestly and carefully. She even provided a shopping list of items I could purchase to ensure my recovery and post recovery process went smoothly.She called and checked on me a few hours after the surgery and a couple of days later.It was important to Dr. Ho that I felt cared for and supported throughout the process.I am beyond thrilled with my results! The down time to heal was very minimal (two weeks). We are already discussing lower eyelid surgery for 2021.Thank you Dr. Ho for helping this middle aged woman feel like a better version of herself!
– Noreen L.
Initially, I had blepharoplasty (eyelid) surgery with Dr. Ho. She was great, talked me through the procedure, excellent post follow up. A week into my recovery, a dog bite to the eye – terrible! Because it was at night, I went to the ER and waited for hours. I was so upset! I called Dr. Ho and she came – 8 months pregnant – in the middle of the night. She worked on my eye for hours to repair the torn eyelid. The bite was terrible, but Dr. Ho went above and beyond. Her post op follow up was weekly. My eyes look amazing. The eye that was injured is healed and thanks to Dr. Ho, you can’t even tell. Dr. Ho is a highly skilled surgeon, first and foremost. She is meticulous, provides honest feedback, and cares tremendously about her patients. I’m lucky to have her as my surgeon. I’m a raving fan for life!
I do not have enough words to express my joy with Dr Ho and her artistry! A couple of months ago, at the recommendation of a dear friend, I met with Dr Ho to discuss options for my eyes in particular. For the past five years or so, I had developed permanent dark circles and bags under my eyes (despite more than adequate amounts of sleep) and my eyelids were starting to look very hooded. Dr Ho was incredibly thorough during our consultation, clearly and plainly explaining her suggestions. Her demeanor is friendly and absolutely genuine. Furthermore, she is conservative with her approach so she will not try to “sell” you on something you don’t need….just keeping her eye on making you look your natural best! After my consultation, I decided to proceed with her recommendation of an eyebrow lift, upper/lower blepharoplasty (eyelids), facial fat transfer and laser resurfacing. My surgery went beautifully. Now is the best time to mention that Dr Ho’s bedside manner has the perfect balance of calm, nurture and confidence. Not once did I feel frightened or concerned in her capable hands. Additionally, she made herself available during the post-op period (still does) for any questions, concerns, etc., always responding in a timely manner!
Just a little over two months after surgery and I am already completely healed. Honestly, I was in great shape one month in but now you cannot even tell that I had anything done! All people notice is that “something” is different, I look “refreshed” and….the best one…..you look ten years younger! What is your secret??? My secret is Dr Tina Ho and I don’t mind telling everyone because if you are looking to refresh your look, this is a name you definitely need to know!
Book a Consult for Asian Blepharoplasty
If you are in the Philadelphia area and interested in learning more about Asian blepharoplasty, call or contact the office to book a consultation today!
Dr. Ho is a highly-skilled, fellowship-trained double board-certified facial plastic surgeon who will help guide you through the entire process and address any questions and concerns you have along the way.
Your Asian Blepharoplasty (Double Eyelid Surgery) will be performed by Dr. Tina Ho in her surgery center in Philadelphia and Wayne.