Lip Enhancement Surgery
Making friends is simple with a welcoming grin. Your smile expresses who you are, and your lips have a big part to play in that. A person's face is not complete without well-defined lips. Lip reshaping or lip contouring may be necessary if your lips are excessively big or too thin. Both non-surgical and surgical methods are available for lip enhancement. Lip correction can be a surgical as well as a non-surgical procedure. However, for better and definite results surgical methods are considered.
To change the shape and size of lips, surgery is performed. It can be carried out on its own or in conjunction with other procedures for the face, such as facelift, rhinoplasty, chin augmentation, or jaw augmentation. Depending on the patient's needs, lip contouring uses both lip reduction and lip augmentation techniques.
The Ideal Candidate for Lip Enhancement
- If your lips are unusually big and come out of proportion to the other facial features.
- If you are not happy with the shape and size of your lips and want to correct them.
- Your lips have lost a youthful plump appearance, and now they are with wrinkles and lines.
- If your upper and lower lip ratio is disproportionate.
- Lip extroversion as a result of a crooked or projecting tooth.
- Congenital disability.
Procedure and Recovery TimeStep 1 - Anesthesia
Typically, You’ll be given local anesthesia. However, in some cases, surgeons might choose to give oral sedatives or general anesthesia based on oral health and medical history.Step 2 - The incision
To prevent scarring, the incision is made along the length of the lip within the mouth. After that, the wet-dry border or strip of one or both lips is removed. Additionally, extra tissue and fat are eliminated. Stitches are then utilized to reconstruct the lips.
What are the types of lip correction surgery?
Lip Reduction Surgery - Lip shaping or reduction Cheiloplasty is a cosmetic procedure used to shrink lips that are bulging out or are unusually big.
Lip Augmentation Surgery - Lip augmentation surgery will help your lips appear fuller and plumpy.Step 3 - Closing the Incision
The incisions are then closed with the help of dissolvable sutures.
Lips are covered with the dressing following lip reduction surgery. Possible bruising and swelling may take a few days to go away. You are instructed to consume only soft meals while the inflammation is present. The sutures will dissolve on their own after the surgery, it's normal to suffer some minor pain, numbness, and tingling, but, this is not a huge concern because it is manageable and goes away within the first week. You could have stiffness and tightness in your lips until the scars become soft. Your doctor could advise you to take antibiotics and painkillers to prevent incisions from getting infected. Two weeks are needed for a full recovery.
Three months after surgery, the outcome becomes apparent. The result persists for a long time.
Benefits of Lip Enhancement Surgery
- Size can be reduced or increased as desired.
- You can make your lips look the way you want them to with the help of lip correction surgery.
- Correcting a hanging lip is possible with this procedure.
- Asymmetrical lips can also be corrected.
- Your lips will have a plumpy and youthful look
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Frequently Asked Questions
Lip augmentation with fillers is possible, but the results are transitory and short-lived. For this reason, we advise fat grafting and dermal fat grafting techniques. These methods offer a long-lasting remedy for improving and volumizing naturally thin lips or lips that have lost volume with age.
In most cases, the results are visible right away. During the first week following your treatment, when the swelling goes down, you will start to see a difference in your lips.
For the 24 hours following surgery, refrain from heavy lifting or strenuous activity.
A lip enhancement procedure may not have a fixed cost; instead, it may vary according to the patient's particular requirements and objectives.
- You might experience swelling and bruising but, it will fade away with time.
- When sutures are dissolved or removed you might experience scarring that eventually fades.
- Mild discomfort and pain can be alleviated with the help of medicines.
- You might experience tightness in the chest.
Detailed Information For Lip Enhancement
This is an informed consent document that has been prepared by Dr. Sumit Malhotra to inform you about lip enhancement the risks, and the alternative treatments.Read Now