A cosmetic procedure, vermillionectomy removes a cancerous or pre-cancerous growth from the outer pink surface of the lips. The procedure also involves reconstruction of the lips.
Also Known As:
- Lip surgery
- Vermillion surgery
Conditions Treated with Vermillionectomy:
Vermillionectomy is utilized to treat lip cancer.
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical alternatives to vermillionectomy.
Anesthesia with Vermillionectomy:
Vermillionectomy is performed with a local anesthetic.
Potential Complications from Vermillionectomy:
Possible risks following vermillionectomy include swelling, bleeding and a negative reaction to the anesthesia.
Prognosis after Vermillionectomy:
The prognosis for a positive end result following vermillionectomy is good.