If the number of people going under the knife in order to obtain western ideals of beauty, I am curious as to how many choose the non-surgery alternatives.
"Tape," is a common trick used to achieve a double lid. I find that it is more popular among the younger generation. And from my experience, it has become a staple for many young asian girls.
My recent discovery, the MERSUII Magic Eyes Double Eyelids Trainer Glasses is really another step. The mechanism sits on the users nose, like a pair of glasses and advertises that it will coax one's mono eye lids into a double lid.
More non-surgical contraptions to augment one's face.