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Asian Eyelid Surgery

About 50% of individuals of Asian descent are born with a single upper eyelid without the fold or crease. This the natural form of the Asian eye, but some with a single upper eyelid would prefer a different shape for their eyes. Asian eyelid surgery can create the crease or fold in the upper eyelid, making a double eyelid. At City Facial Plastics, we offer Asian eyelid surgery at our clinic on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Page Updated: Apr 28, 2021

Dr. Linkov is an exceptional facial plastic surgeon, possessing the skill and artistry needed for intricate procedures like Asian eyelid surgery. His experience and attention to detail has created beautiful, natural results for his patients desiring to change the shape of their eyes. If you have been considering adding a crease or fold to your upper eyelid, you can trust the expertise of Dr. Linkov to create the eye shape you desire.

Advantages of a Double Upper Eyelid

The goal of an Asian eyelid surgery is not to create a Caucasian eye. The objective is to produce a beautiful double eyelid Asian eye that matches and blends with the facial features. With single eyelids, the eyes can look narrow. Adding the small crease can make a significant difference in the overall appearance of the eyes and face. Some advantages of a double upper eyelid include:

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  • Wider eyes
  • A more alert and energetic appearance
  • More options for wearing eye makeup
  • Some people may appear more youthful
  • If excess skin is removed that inhibited clear sight, vision may be improved

Changing the shape of the eye and upper eyelid is a very personal decision. For some, changing their eyes makes them feel more confident and attractive. If you are interested in learning more about Asian eyelid surgery, contact our clinic in NYC. Schedule an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Linkov to determine whether this is the right procedure for you.


I cannot say enough about Dr. Linkov and his staff. From the initial consult to day of surgery and post op appointments, I have had nothing but an outstanding experience. During the consult Dr. Linkov went over everything in detail and was honest compassionate throughout. I didn’t feel rushed and he answered all my questions. Leading up to the surgery, Bianca, the receptionist, was amazing. She was very responsive/professional with all my questions, and all the necessary pre-operative preparations that needed to be done. During the surgery Dr. Linkov and his team were wonderful. I felt comfortable and calm during a long surgery. Dr. Linkov followed up afterwards to make sure I was doing well. If I could give more than 5 stars I would! Highly recommend!
Mrunal Parmar

Page Updated on Apr 28, 2021 by Dr. Gary Linkov  (Facial Plastic Surgeon) of  City Facial Plastics in New York.
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