During a lip lift, the distance between the nose and
upper lip is reduced.
- Lip surgery
Treated with a Lip Lift:
A lip lift is performed in cases of wrinkles around
the mouth and on the lips.
Non-surgical alternatives to a lip lift include lip
plumping agents and anti-aging skincare products. Surgical alternatives to the
procedure include a thread lift, injectables, lip augmentation and lip
with a Lip Lift:
A lip lift may be performed with local anesthesia.
It can also be performed under general anesthesia, which means that the patient
is asleep and completely unaware during the procedure.
Complications from a Lip Lift:
Possible risks following a lip lift include
bruising, swelling, bleeding, infection, scarring, permanent numbness, lip
asymmetry and a negative reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible to experience
difficulty speaking or chewing.
after a Lip Lift:
The prognosis for a positive end result following a
lip lift is good. The results of the procedure can last up to ten years.
from a Lip Lift:
Total recovery from a lip lift takes two weeks.