Full lips are usually associated with a warm and friendly personality however some people might have overly large lips. If full lips are affecting your self esteem, lip reduction surgery could be your solution.
Lip reduction surgery is a minor cosmetic surgery procedure that thins the lip and pulls it inward to make it appear less full. At Divine Proportions we strive to provide you with the best results to help you look good and feel confident.
A typical convalescence period for a lip reduction surgery is around 2weeks
You would be an ideal candidate for a lip reduction surgery if
After an anesthetic is administered an incision is made along the length of your lip on the inside of your mouth. A strip of lip tissue or mucus membrane is removed from the lip and the incision is sutured.
You can go home the same day of the surgery.
You can get back to work within 7 to 10 days after your surgery.
You will notice a marked difference within 2 weeks after surgery however final result is visible within 3 months.
Scar will not be visible since the incision is inside the mouth.
As with any cosmetic surgery bleeding, infection and swelling are the likely risks.
You surgeon will be able to give you an estimate after examining your general health, your specific requirement and also the desired result.
Yes, lip reduction results are permanent.
Sleep with your head elevated, do not sleep on your face, and avoid spicy foods and strenuous activity for 2 weeks.
The patient should be at least in mid to late teens.