There’s a reason why doctors no longer perform lobotomies to cure common mental disorders, why you no longer see people walking around carrying “Zack Morris” cell phones the size of bricks or why laptop computers no longer weigh 24 pounds. As technology continues to improve by leaps and bounds, so, too, does the quality of our lives – people are healthier and live longer, information is readily accessible and things happen, well, almost instantly that it seems to be straight out of a science fiction movie. More on Fixing Eye Bags
Asia is known for having very strict and high standards of beauty that doesn’t allow for much flexibility. It can be defined in very specific terms such as pale skin, thin legs, high cheekbones, and large eyes. But despite this seemingly localized beauty standard, Asians also seem to gravitate towards Western ideals and many will go to great lengths to achieve more Western-looking features. …More on Double Eyelid Surgery
Circle Lenses: Cute or Creepy?
Asia is famous for starting beauty trends that spread to many countries worldwide, and Asian beauty trends are known for being both unique and revolutionary. One of these beauty trends that is becoming rapidly popular in Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Vietnam is the circle contact lens.
What are circle lenses and how do they work?
A circle lens is a colored contact lens (usually available in both prescription and non-prescription varieties) that is very much like a normal colored lens, except that the color extends to outside the iris. This is to make the iris look larger than it actually is, and the result is that eyes appear bigger and …More on Circle Lenses
Blepharoplasty is an eyelid surgery that rids patients of droopy eyelids and bags under the eyes. This is an outpatient procedure that can leave you looking younger and more refreshed in as little as 1 – 3 hours.
The term blepharoplasty can refer to upper eyelid surgery, lower eyelid surgery, or both. Upper eyelid surgery involves the removal of excess skin above the eyes. Droopy upper eyelids can cause a stern or sleepy appearance and, in extreme cases, can even partially obstruct the patient’s vision. …More on Eyelid Surgery and Blepharosplasty
Often referred to as Double Eyelid surgery, this treatment is designed to introduce a crease into the upper eyelid where one doesn’t exist naturally. It makes an aesthetic change to the appearance of the eye. A crease is not evident in about 50% of Asian origin people, and is the most sought after treatment of this group, particularly among the young as it is considered more aesthetically pleasing. The procedure creates a permanent change that does not need to be ‘topped up’ or repeated.
Asian eyelid surgery is not to be confused with blepharoplasty – a common cosmetic surgery technique which removes excess fat from ..More on Asian Eyelid Surgery
The use of lasers in the cosmetic procedure industry has exploded in recent years to treat everything from wrinkles and acne scars to sun spots and melasma. Cosmetic laser treatments have been proven highly effective, and there are more choices on the market than ever before.
But patients with Asian skin face unique challenges when navigating the vast laser terrain due to their skin’s propensity for ..More on Safe Lasers For Asian Skin