Z-epicanthoplasty in Asian eyelids.

  title={Z-epicanthoplasty in Asian eyelids.},
  author={Jung In Park},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={98 4},
  • Jung In Park
  • Published 1996 in Plastic and reconstructive surgery
The creation of a supratarsal fold is the most frequently performed cosmetic surgical procedure in Asia. The presence of epicanthal folds in Asian eyelids is one of their unique features, in combination with the lack of supratarsal folds. While this represents an element of Oriental beauty in a traditional way, many seek cosmetic improvement in the medial canthal area to eliminate the epicanthal fold. Epicanthoplasty enhances the aesthetic result of the double-lid procedure by lengthening the… CONTINUE READING