Lateral Canthoplasty

Lateral Canthoplasty

Lateral Canthoplasty is a surgery that extends the width of the eye.

The incision often reattaches after surgery, but I will cosmetic clinic lateral canthoplasty are not easy to reattaches to the original state, making it more satisfying than normal canthoplasty.

Cutely, sexy and innocent. The design is made to match the facial and eye shapes in order to create unique eyes.

If the eye is short in transverse length and is not suitable or has little effect with epicanthoplasty, we recommend lateral canthoplasty for the wider and cooler eye.

IT has an opening effect of about 3~5 mm and has a more pronounced effect at lateral position than the frontal position.

Preoperative evaluation

The distance between the orbital bone and the external corner of the eye will be evaluated when opening the lateral canthus. If the distance can be greater than 0.4cm, the effect will be better.

In addition, the depth of the eyes also needs attention. Because we enlarge the area covered by the eyelids, the size of the eyeball is also very important. Many people have different eyeballs on both sides.

Lateral Canthoplasty Surgical Method

The method of lateral canthoplasty is to make a slight incision in the external corner of the eye, and carefully plan out a small triangular conjunctival flap, then peel off the conjunctival flap from the subcutaneous tissue and transfer it to form a new external corner of the eye, If necessary, the reinforcement can be fixed on the periosteum to stabilize the length of the lateral canthus, and finally complete the wound stitching.

After the operation, the eyes can be extended by 2-3mm to the lateral side. The scar from the incision at the end of the eye is less obvious, and probably not noticeable after a period of time.

Key points of epicanthoplasty

1.It preserves the outer corner of the eye and maintains the normal structure of the eye.

2.Lateral canthal enhancement surgery will make a convoluted flap of the upper eyelid to make the upper and lower eyelids more symmetrical.

3.”External canthal lengthening” is to fix the lateral canthus to the outer side of the periosteum. In addition to stabilizing the effect of opening the eye and not rebounding, it can also be adjusted up and down according to the original eye shape, but generally the adjustment range should not be too large. , But because the eyes are very subtle, as long as some slight adjustments can change the expression of the eyes.


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