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Epicathoplasty (Eye widening surgery)

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Do you feel that your eyes are too widely spaced or look small and short? Do you sometimes look cross-eyed or sleepy because of the shape of your eye? Do your eyes look very slanted? An Eye Surgery Singapore expert can help you.

Eye widening surgery (epicanthoplasty) removes or minimizes the prominent fold that can hide the inner corner of the eye. It is offered by many plastic surgery Singapore clinics, and is one of the most popular aesthetics procedures in Asia.

Benefits of Eye Widening Surgery

  • Balance your features. They say the ideal ratio between the length of the eyes and the distance is 1:1. If your eyes seem far apart, the surgery can make your eyes look closer together.
  • Make eyes look bigger and brighter. If you have a very prominent fold, your eyes look sleepy and small. This “opens” up the eye area so you look wide awake, and the crease also looks soft and natural.
  • Balances eye shape. If your eyes are very slanted, it can lift the area and adjust the eye fold.

Healing and recovery time

Right after your doctor completes the procedure you can go home. You can expect some swelling but this subsides very soon and you can resume your daily activities within a few days. Some particular surgical techniques will not even leave any scars.

Different Eye Surgery Singapore treatments

There are actually many kinds of eyelid surgery: upper blepharoplasty (double eyelid surgery), lower blepharoplasty (eyebag removal), and epicanthoplasty (eye widening). In many plastic surgery Singapore cases, the different treatments are combined to give you the look that you want to achieve. It depends on your unique facial features. Your doctor will give you a personalized one-on-one consultation to help you decide which eye widening treatment will work best for you.


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