Alert !
Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)
Important information about our office’s precautionary measures
For your convenience, we are currently offering Virtual Consultations. Call 212 734 4488 or click here to schedule.
Manhattan
212 734 4488
Flushing
718 661 4580
New Jersey
201 947 3636
Get Directions

What is the recommended age for an eyelid fold procedure?

What is the recommended age for an eyelid fold procedure?

A commonly performed procedure with Dr. Edmund Kwan is that of eyelid fold surgery. Dr. Kwan has over 15 years of experience in providing quality plastic and reconstructive surgery for patients of Asian ethnicity. Many of these patients deal with bulky eyelids and large folds that can hinder their appearance. This can make Asian patients feel self-conscious and embarrassed about the way they look. Dr. Kwan can help by performing eyelid fold surgery to reduce large, bulky folds and enhance the natural beauty of the patient.

Many patients who visit his practice are interested to learn at what age they are the appropriate candidate for this particular surgical treatment. The recommended age for an eyelid fold procedure is 12 years and above. There are patients under 12 years of age age who also eyelid fold surgery done, but when the patient is below 12, the procedure tends to become a little more difficult. Therefore, Dr. Kwan recommends it for patients above the age of 12. The majority of patients who have eyelid fold surgery performed are in the age group of late teens to the thirties. Eyelid fold surgery can be done on older patients too, but in such cases it tends to change their appearance. Older patients tend to get used to their appearance for many years, so some may actually desire a change, while others may not. If such patients want to get rid of droopy skin, they may be candidates for an eyelid lift rather than an eyelid fold surgery. These are issues that need to be discussed between the doctor and the patient.

Call any of our offices to schedule your consultation
Manhattan: 212 734 4488 | New Jersey: 201 947 3636 | Flushing: 718 661 4580

Dr. Kwan can help patients understand eyelid fold surgery and the risks and advantages it can provide during an initial consultation visit. At this time, patients undergo a physical evaluation, a medical history questionnaire, and can speak with Dr. Kwan about the concerns they have regarding their appearance. This is the ideal time to ask him any questions or concerns 212 734 4488 they have about the surgical treatment, as well as recovery time, expectations, and what to expect before and during their surgery.

 

Back to Asian Eyelid Surgery Home Page

This book will give you many useful tips, so you can make better choices toward preventing chronic diseases and living a longer, healthier life.

Learn More About Let It Flow

V-Line Surgery

Jaw reduction, Chin implant, Chin Shaping
This procedure involves establishing a V-shape contour of the lower face by modifying the jaw line.

Read more

Aesthetic Surgery Journal Facial Implant of Asian Patients

by Edmund Kwan, M.D.

Read the Journal

What our patients say

L

I have known and trusted Dr. Kwan professionally for many years, and now recently as a patient. We chose him to remove a complicated growth on a very delicate area of my daughter’s eyelid, and his work was impeccable. Dr. Kwan was thorough in his explanations, recovery was prompt, and the outcome was excellent. His offices and operating room are pristine, and the staff at both Manhattan and NJ offices are professional and kind. His anesthesiologist put my daughter at ease and assured that she never felt pain. Read More > >
_____
Read More
Best Plastic Surgeon NYC, Edmund Kwan, M.D for facelift surgery
Dr. Edmund Kwan, M.D. is a board certified plastic surgeon in New York specializing in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr Kwan is committed to performing non surgical and surgical procedures to help his patients restore a more youthful appearance with natural and beautiful results. Connect with Dr. Edmund Kwan, M.D. on Linkedin