Epicanthoplasty @ GLOJAS!
What is an Epicanthoplasty?
An Epicanthoplasty procedure aims to lengthen the inner parts of the eye to make the eyes bigger, brighter and more alert. It is Also called the “inner corner fold removal” or “Mongolian fold correction”, this is a cosmetic procedure done by Malaysia’s only Craniofacial Surgeon, Dr.Mohd Ali.
Dr.Mohd Ali is a qualified Plastic Surgeon of 15 years and sub-specialised in Craniofacial Surgery, meaning an expert in the reconstruction of head, ears, eyes, nose, mouth, face and neck region.
What is the purpose of an Epicanthoplasty?
An Epicanthoplasty is sought by women and men who would like to adopt eyes that not only “appear bigger, brighter, and more alert” but actually bigger physiologically. This procedure does not only focus on the inner eye fold, but also addresses the outer corner of the eyes. With lateral Epicanthoplasty, eyes can be significantly lengthened and slanted eyes can be corrected!
Epicanthoplasty is an ideal procedure for patients, whether male or female, who;
• Are in relatively good health
• Wish to improve their overall look without sacrificing descent or ethnicity
How does one qualify for an Epicanthoplasty procedure?
Once a patient has fully decided on Epicanthoplasty, a pre-surgical evaluation is performed to assess the severity of the Epicanthal fold. Once assessed, the incisions are planned and marked. There are two different types of Epicanthoplasty, which are;
This focuses mainly on the inner corner of the eye, making the eye look bigger and more open; it can also straighten slanted eyes.
This procedure does not only focus on the inner eye fold, but also addresses the outer corner of the eyes. With lateral Epicanthoplasty, eyes can be significantly lengthened and slanted eyes can be corrected.
Will I be Knocked off under General Anesthesia?
The Epicanthoplasty procedure is performed on local anaesthesia (LA) hence you will be fully awake and aware during the entire procedure.
Is this procedure an Outpatient surgery?
Epicanthal surgery is an outpatient basis and lasts about an hour. After surgery, the eye region would appear swollen and bruised. This is very common.
Is there downtime?
A recovery period of two weeks is often recommended. During recovery, the eye region is allowed to heal and return to normal, so patients are advised to rest and refrain from strenuous activities and sports. Pain medication is prescribed to manage pain.
What is the cost?
It starts from USD1,000 onwards and it depends on the issues faced by the individual and the desired results.
Will there be close Aftercare?
Feel Free to Book your Appointment to meet Dr.Mohd Ali Today @ +60362115555. At Glojas, we bring out the best in you!