Are you thinking about having a crease added to your upper eyelids to make your eyes look open and more bight? Welcome to the website of Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Thomas Buonassisi. Double eyelid surgery is a very popular procedure at our Vancouver BC practice. You are bound to have a lot of questions. Is suture or incisional technique best for you? What are your options for crease height and shape? What is the recovery like? Dr. Buonassisi and his team have developed an extensive resource section of videos, articles and FAQs to help you assess if surgery might be right for you. Please explore this section and do not hesitate to contact us with questions. The patient care experts at 8 West Cosmetic Surgery have worked with hundreds of Dr. Buonassisi’s eyelid surgery patients and can answer your questions. We are here to help!
Double Eyelid Surgery Specialist
Dr. Buonassisi is a superbly trained and highly experienced facial cosmetic surgeon who practices in Vancouver, BC. He is board certified in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. His training includes a 5 year surgical residency in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, plus fellowship specialization with top surgeons in the USA and Australia.
Dr. Buonassisi has been in practice for over ten years and focuses his entire practice on plastic surgery of the eyes, nose, face and neck. He is known for the quality of his consultations, upfront approach to setting patient expectations and natural looking results. He is also extremely nice and easy to talk to.
A Thorough Consultation is Key
The surgical consultation, aside from the surgery itself, is the most important part of the cosmetic surgery process.
Dr. Buonassisi provides a thorough double eyelid surgery consultation, including a review of eyelid surgery before and after photos and a discussion of both the risks and benefits of surgery. The objective of the consultation is for you to leave with a clear understanding of what is possible and what you should expect your eyes to look like after surgery.
What Is It Like to Have Surgery?
We have video documentaries of Dr. Buonassisi’s real patients to share. This incisional technique documentary follow Tiffany, and this suture technique documentary follow Lexi. These videos will give you a great sense of what it is like to have double eyelid surgery.
Suture or Incisional?
This video explains the difference between the suture and incisional technique. The approach that is best for you depends on your eyelid features and is best discussed during a consultation with Dr. Buonassisi during which time he can examine your eyes and do a thorough assessment.