What is an asymmetrical eyelid crease and how can you fix it?
As the old saying goes, our eyes are the windows to our soul. Most women, and sometimes even men, regard the eyes as a person’s most important feature. It plays a big role in our appearance, not just aesthetically but also to our personality. But what if one of your eye is different from the other? What if it looks different compared to most people? Can you do something about it? Would you do something about it?
As Asians, it’s common for us to have unique eyes and eyelids compared to other races. This feature made us popularly distinct whenever and wherever we set foot. It has become both an advantage and a disadvantage to different people. We’ve popular celebrities who are well-known because of this distinct quality. But, there are also some conflicts of having an eccentric feature like this. Among the most common conflict is having an asymmetrical eyelid crease.
Understanding Asymmetrical Eyelids
In layman’s term, Asymmetrical eyelid crease is having two different types of eyelids on each eye, which makes your eyes look different from each other. Most of the time, the uneven creases on your eyelids can be composed of one mono eyelid and the other is a double or a demi eyelid.
For some, asymmetrical eyelids are caused by aging, injury, surgery, or eye disease. There are also instances where the eyelids will have different sizes due to sleeping habits. Naturally, though, Asians are born with these types of eyelids and it didn’t come from anything else but our genes. Something inevitable, right? But it’s actually not.
What can you do about it?
There are a lot of ways to cover asymmetrical eyelids. There are various conventional and non-conventional techniques that you can try such as makeup techniques and eyelid tapes. However, these are not permanent resolutions and it may cost you more money than you thought. Also, the solution to each case may vary depending on the type of asymmetric eyelids you got. It’s still best to seek help from a professional plastic surgeon.
Going under the knife is no easy decision. This surgery is no different with breast augmentation or a face lift, it requires careful decision-making so you can achieve your desired look. Among the most common way of mending an asymmetrical eyelid is with a surgery called Double Suture and Twisted Technique. It uses a specially designed surgical stitch, which if inserted properly results in the most natural appearance. The stitch is a very durable fiber, and does not absorb or dissolve into the skin’s underlying structure. Because of that, this method draw complications such as loosening of the suture which results to the loss of the actual fold of the eyelids.
Luckily, there’s a modern way on this approach for a longer crease with multiple anchor points. This new technique has been proven effective and have produced positive results in the past. The operation takes only about 20 minutes with minimal local anesthesia needed. Thus, it’s less hassle and it’s less risky. What’s more enticing is that it leaves no scar on the operated area, making your eyes look more naturally stunning.
Change for the better
Everyone deserves to look their best. With the modern technology and current trends, there are numerous possible ways to achieve the look that you want. And since our eyes can say more than what our lips can, it’s the best feature to start with. Getting an eye surgery to improve your look is not to erase your cultural identity. Rather, it’s a way of preserving it and making it look better.