The Many Stories Behind Double-Eyelid Surgery

npr.org – Credit: Claire O’Neill/NPR This is the second half of a look at the history and motivations behind the Asian blepharoplasty, popularly known as “double-eyelid surgery.” On Monday, we dug into its background and some of its history. Today, we’ll explore the “why.” A lot of assumptions are made about why people undergo double-eyelid surgery. Assumptions like: They wanted to look more white, or they wanted to look less Asian.

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