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Epicanthoplasty, expertly performed by Dr. Kian Eftekhari, is a specialized surgical technique meticulously designed to enhance the epicanthal fold, a subtle skin fold concealing the inner corner of the eye. This precise procedure aims to unveil a more open and defined appearance around the eyes, showcasing Dr. Eftekhari’s commitment to aesthetic excellence.

Benefits of Epicanthoplasty

Epicanthoplasty offers various benefits, such as:

  • Enhanced Eye Symmetry: Achieve a more balanced and symmetrical appearance.
  • Wider Eye Appearance: Open up the eyes for a broader and more refreshed look.
  • Improved Aesthetics: Enhance the overall aesthetic appeal of the eyes and face.

Who is a Suitable Candidate for Epicanthoplasty?

Epicanthoplasty is suitable for individuals who:

  • Desire a more prominent eyelid structure.
  • Seek improvement in eye symmetry.
  • Wish to address the appearance of narrow or slanted eyes.

Procedure Details

During an Epicanthoplasty procedure:

  • Incision: A carefully planned incision is made to expose and reshape the inner corner of the eye.
  • Tissue Adjustment: The surgeon adjusts the tissues to achieve the desired shape and openness.
  • Suture Closure: The incisions are closed with meticulous sutures to ensure proper healing.

Recovery from Epicanthoplasty

Following the procedure, patients can expect:

  • Initial Swelling: Temporary swelling and bruising that typically subside within a few weeks.
  • Healing Process: Full recovery may take several weeks, with instructions provided by the surgeon.

Risks and Considerations

While Epicanthoplasty is generally safe, potential risks may include:

  • Swelling and Bruising: Common after the procedure.
  • Scarring: Proper care helps minimize visible scarring.
  • Infection: Rare but possible; follow postoperative care guidelines.

Preparing for Epicanthoplasty

Patients preparing for Epicanthoplasty may need to:

  • Undergo pre-operative evaluations.
  • Adjust medications as advised by the surgeon.
  • Follow specific pre-surgery guidelines provided by the medical team.

Frequently Asked Questions about Epicanthoplasty

Contact Us for Your Personalized Consultation

Considering Epicanthoplasty? Schedule a consultation with Dr. Kian Eftekhari at Eyelid Center of Utah to discuss your goals and determine if this procedure is right for you.

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