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Lip Reduction

Procedure:

Both upper as well as lower lip can be reduced, if the lip bulk is exceeding the normal ratio-normal ratio is 1:1.5.here by using intra oral incision, the required amount of mucosa/fat/salivary gland, if required muscle will be removed. The scar will be inside the mouth.

Length:

one our

Anesthesia:

General/local with sedation

Inpatient/Outpatient:

Outpatient Procedure

Possible Side Effects:

bruising/swelling, numbness for few days

Risks:

Asymmetry/tucked in appearance of lip due to excess tissue removal, may not be able to meet the expectations.

Recovery:

Swelling will take 2-3 weeks time to settle down, numbness if any may take up to 6 month to subside.

Results:

Isolated lip reduction will give satisfactory result. Few people may require additional procedures like chin augmentation to get good result.