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Can an Eyelid lift change the shape of my eyes?

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Question: Can a blepharoplasty change my eye shape? I’m Asian American, 33, living in New York City, and one of my eyes is rounder than the other, which makes me look asymmetrical.

Answer: Blepharoplasty can change the shape of the eye, if that is the goal, but routine eyelift surgery does not change its shape.  In some cases, Asian eyes can look rounder, or more Western, with incisionless double lid surgery as well.

How drastically will a rhinoplasty or nose job surgery change my look?

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Question: How drastically will a rhinoplasty procedure change my look? I’m a 38-year-old man and I just got promoted to Vice President. I don’t want people to notice but I’d like to finally make a change.

Answer: I suggest subtle refinements for anyone older than 28 who is contemplating rhinoplasty!  It’s hard to imagine how attached you really are to your nose until you see the first signs of change after you have plastic surgery.  For that reason, I will address options that address your concerns, minimize distracting features, enhance positive ones and maintain your ethnicity when you visit my New York City office.