During lip reduction, large and protruding lips are
reduced by removing a strip of tissue from one or both lips through an incision
made inside the mouth.
- Lip surgery
Treated with Lip Reduction:
Lip reduction is performed in cases of enlarged
The use of orthodontics to push back teeth is a
non-surgical alternative to lip reduction. There are no comparable surgical
alternatives to the procedure.
with Lip Reduction:
Lip reduction is performed with local or regional
anesthesia, with or without sedation.
Complications from Lip Reduction:
Possible risks following lip reduction include nerve
damage, infection, bleeding, swelling, redness, numbness, blood clots, uneven
lips, tingling and a negative reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible
to experience hot or cold sensation or to have difficulty speaking or chewing.
after Lip Reduction:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
lip reduction is good.
from Lip Reduction:
Total recovery from lip reduction takes two weeks.