4 Questions to Ask Before Double Eyelid Surgery
It is among the top five K-beauty trends that is sought after in Korea. Thanks to double eyelid surgery, it’s even been joked about that it’s hard to know what a natural Korean face looks like anymore. Today, we will highlight the most common questions that are being asked by those who are interested in getting it.
How is it usually done?
Incisions are made through the eyelid’s fold. Sometimes, the area just below the lower lashes on the bottom lid is cut. This is how the surgeon removes the fatty tissue and loose skin. How do successful results look like? The picture below shows the difference between an eye that has undergone double eyelid surgery (g), and a typical Caucasian eye (h).
Disclaimer: (The picture above was derived from the blogosphere and is not associated with Seoul TouchUp)
Who is it for?
Anyone who is looking to reshape their eyelids! Generally, it is best suited for those who are in good health. It is also advisable to get a doctor to evaluate your health condition, as well as a discussion of the possible risks that come during and after surgery.
Incisional or Non-incisional?
Usually, the incisional procedure is for those who have natural double lidded eyes or even mono lidded eyes. For non-incisional, it is better suited for those with mono lidded eyes. The big, main difference however lies in the fact that incisional is irreversible, whereas non-incisional is reversible. Want to know more? Well, there are 5 differences you should know about incisional and non-incisional double eyelid surgery; still, that only reveals the tip of the iceberg, as there is a whole lot of other details that you may wish to find out from your relevant professionals. It should be mentioned, while we’re at it, that while you can find bits and pieces of information of the surgery on the internet – it’s best to pick up a book, or have a chat with your surgeon and doctor.
Expected Recovery time?
While the rate of recovery varies and depends on the person, usually, the estimated recovery time is a week or so.