Lateral Epicanthoplasty

Lateral Epicanthoplasty is a refined surgical technique designed to enhance the outer corners of the eyes, creating a captivating and widened gaze.
Close-up of eye after lateral epicanthoplasty

Overview

What is Lateral Epicanthoplasty?

Unlock the secrets of lateral epicanthoplasty, a refined surgical technique designed to enhance the outer corners of the eyes, creating a captivating and widened gaze.

Benefits of Lateral Epicanthoplasty:

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    Define Your Eye Contours with Precision: Lateral epicanthoplasty allows you to achieve a refined and defined appearance around the eyes, enhancing their overall attractiveness.
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    Attain Symmetry and Balance: This procedure helps create a balanced and symmetrical appearance for individuals concerned about asymmetrical eyes, contributing to overall facial harmony.
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    Elevate Confidence by Enhancing Facial Features: The enhanced eyes contribute to aesthetic improvements and boost self-confidence, positively impacting various aspects of life, including social interactions and career endeavours.
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    Experience a Natural, Youthful Appearance: Lateral epicanthoplasty aims to create results that look and feel natural, providing patients with a refreshed and more youthful eye contour.

Introduction

When to Consider Lateral Epicanthoplasty?

Guidelines for enhancement:

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    Natural-Looking Results: Face fat grafting is a natural procedure that integrates the patient's facial features, avoiding artificial or overdone appearance and ensuring harmonious integration with existing facial features.
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    Personalised and Tailored Approach: The procedure enables personalised facial enhancement, allowing surgeons to control fat injection precisely and strategically place it to address specific concerns.
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    Collaborative Decision: Involving healthcare professionals in the diagnosis.
Woman after Lateral Epicanthoplasty Procedure
Woman looking at mirror after lateral epicanthoplasty

The Procedure

Insight into the Lateral Epicanthoplasty Process

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    Consultation: Thorough assessment aligning with aesthetic goals.
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    Incisions: Strategic incisions for precise adjustments.
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    Suture Closure: Meticulous closure ensures optimal healing.

Recovery after Lateral Epicanthoplasty

Adherence to surgical instructions and careful attention are necessary throughout the critical recovery phase following lateral epicanthoplasty. Although each person’s recovery journey is unique, there are common rules and concerns that patients should be aware of to facilitate a seamless healing process.

Guidance through the recovery phase:

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    Postoperative Care: Comprehensive guidelines for a smooth recovery.
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    Monitoring: Ensuring optimal healing through scheduled follow-ups.
Dr Andrew Cheah

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Meet Dr Andrew Cheah

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    MOH accredited Board Certified Specialist Plastic Surgeon.
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    Graduated from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom, with qualifications from the Royal College of Surgeons and the National University of Singapore.
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    Specialises in facial surgery and body contouring, including non-invasive treatments and laser therapies.
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    Openly engages with patients to thoroughly understand their needs and concerns.

Frequently Asked Questions

The typical lifespan of results from lateral epicanthoplasty is enduring, often lasting for many years. Several factors contribute to the durability and longevity of the enhanced gaze:

  • Implant Quality: The quality of implants plays a crucial role. High-quality implants are designed for longevity, ensuring enhanced eyes maintain their captivating appearance.
  • Routine Monitoring: Regular check-ups with your plastic surgeon are essential to monitor the condition of your enhanced eyes. These appointments detect potential issues early on and ensure the continued satisfaction and safety of the patient.
  • Potential Rupture: While modern implants are durable, there is a slight risk of rupture over time. Regular monitoring identifies and addresses ruptures promptly, ensuring the ongoing success of the procedure.

The typical lifespan of results from lateral epicanthoplasty is enduring, often lasting for many years.

  • Routine Monitoring: Regular check-ups with your plastic surgeon are essential to monitor the condition of your enhanced eyes. These appointments detect potential issues early on and ensure the continued satisfaction and safety of the patient.
In Singapore, the cost of lateral epicanthoplasty may fluctuate based on several factors influencing pricing:
  • Surgical Facility Fees: The facility where the surgery occurs contributes to the overall cost. Accredited and well-equipped surgical facilities may have higher fees.
  • Surgeon’s Expertise: The experience and expertise of the plastic surgeon performing the procedure can influence costs. Highly skilled surgeons may command higher fees.
  • Post-Operative Care: Post-operative care, including follow-up appointments and necessary medications, may be factored into the overall cost for lateral epicanthoplasty.
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