Paying for "Beauty"
of the double eyelid procedure is a definite deterrent for people
who are undecided, and it also sends many Asian Americans overseas
to seek treatment at a lower cost. In the U.S., prices range from
$2,500 to $3,500 on average. Dr. Meronk, the Southern California
surgeon whose practice is dedicated exclusively to cosmetic eyelid
surgery, charges $3,700 for first-time incisional double eyelid
surgery. At the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center in Bangkok, the
quoted price is $1,200 (USD).