Apr 15 2022

What is Lip Lift Surgery?

What is Lip Lift Surgery?

How to make lips fuller?

The fullness of the lip is possible by increasing the volume of its content, that is, by 'filling' it. How does the lip become fuller, what can it be filled? This can be done with hyaluronic acid, by injecting fat into the lip taken from the person himself, by placing other tissues taken from the person himself or by placing implants. The most commonly applied method is lip fillings, since the lip is a mobile area, the permanence of the filling is relatively low in this region. The advantages of fillings are being fast and ease of application, the disadvantages are that it requires repetition and it is a costly procedure.

How to enlarge the lip?

Making the visible part (red) of the lip more visible when viewed from the front or side makes the lip appear larger. Plumping the lip also enlarges the lip, but upper lip lift and lip lift surgery are the best permanent solutions for upper lip lift and upper lip growth.

What is lip lift surgery?

Lip lift is the process of shortening the lip and nose distance. When the vermilion part of the lips (the red part) is less visible, the upper lip appears short and the lip and nose distance appears longer. Especially women, in this case, apply the lipstick by overflowing to make their lips clear. Trying to define the lips by overfilling the lips is temporary and will not solve the problem. Lip lifting surgery, which shortens the distance between the nose and lips brings the visible (red) part of the lip forward. Similar to rhinoplasty, since the incision is hidden under the nose, an unobtrusive recovery is possible when the incision is carefully repaired.

How is upper lip lift surgery performed?

Bullhorn lip lift is the most commonly used lip lift technique. The incisions are hidden in the natural folds under the nose. It aims to lift the upper lip only. This process ensures that the teeth are slightly visible. A thin piece of skin is removed in the form of bull horns. The muscle is tightened and the upper lip takes its new position. Due to the location of the incision, the scars are hidden. It is an adjustable surgery that allows removing only the amount of skin as needed.

Who is a candidate for lip lift surgery?

People who have a structurally long lip and nose distance, whose upper lip is unclear and short, and who want to plump their upper lip when viewed from the front can be candidates to have this surgery. People who want to avoid temporary fillings, silicones or implants can benefit from lip lift surgery.

How long does lip lift surgery take?

Lip lift surgery is a procedure that takes 1 hour together with its preparation and it can be performed under local anesthesia. It does not require a stay in the hospital.

Will there be a scar after lip lift surgery?

In lip lift surgery, the incision is hidden under the nose, similar to rhinoplasty. The area under the nose is a relatively hidden area in face-to-face communication if the person is not very tall. When the postoperative care is done effectively after a careful lip lift, the scar becomes indistinct after the wound healing and the scar is expected to disappear in 6 to 9 months.