One of the popular kinds of cosmetic surgery that is being adopted by many people these days is the surgery that can give the impression of double eyelids. Thus, Double eyelid surgery (ทำตา2ชั้น, which is the term in Thai) is a kind of surgery related to the eyelids where creases are formed in the upper eyelids which gives the impression of double eyelids. These surgeries are capable of changing the appearance of your eyelids very effectively. Many a time, a lot of people are born without an eyelid crease and such a condition is known as a monolid or single lid.

What Kinds Of Eyelid Surgeries Are Practiced?

There are essentially two ways into which eyelid surgery can be classified depending on the technologies used. The first one is the suture method which is a lot less invasive and this method works the best for anyone who has thin skin. With someone with the skin over their eyes thin enough, eyelid folding can be done very spontaneously. While on the other hand, the open technique is majorly used for patients, who have thicker muscles/skin, excess skin, or in the instance where the durability of the results is the main concern.

Who Can Opt For An Eyelid Surgery?

While anyone can opt for surgery, some people would require this surgery more than others. The best-suited candidates for the surgery are as follows:

  • Anyone whose vision is getting interfered with because of their eyelids should immediately opt for the surgery.
  • Anyone who has a monolid on one eye and a double lid on the other and wants the match them with symmetrical look.
  • With the help of a permanent crease, the eyes of the patient can appear considerably larger.
  • It gets more convenient to apply certain styles of makeup and looks more beautiful.

What Are The Things That Should Be considered Before The Surgery?

Before opting for eyelid surgery, it is very essential for you to consult with a well-qualified plastic surgeon that has the needed experience in this field. While consulting the surgeon, you need to be very clear about what you expect to come out of the surgery and also mention any sort of problems that you may have with your eyes or in the area around your eyes. Moreover, it is also essential for you to mention your medical history which would include known allergies, prescription medications as well as pre-existing conditions.

You also need to discuss with your doctor whether the incisional or the non-incisional technique would be better for your Double eyelid surgery. Considering the risks and recovery from the surgery also holds a very important point. Thus, before opting for the surgery, it is essential to have a clear idea of your needs and the possibilities related to the surgery.