About Lip Lift
A lip lift surgery is a cosmetic operation to raise the upper lip by removing a small strip of skin under the nose. The lips look fuller and more defined after this operation. A lip lift is a permanent way of enhancing genetically thin lips or lips that became thinner due to aging. Lip lift operation also provides a well-defined upper lip contour.
The surgery is generally performed under local anesthesia unless the surgeon finds general anesthesia is required. Lip lifting surgery takes approximately half an hour. This type of surgery provides a more natural-looking compared to injection methods.
Advantages of Lip Lift Surgery
- The result of lip lift surgery is permanent and visible immediately after surgery.
- It provides a more natural look
- The mouth will become more symmetrical and the shape of the lips is refined
- It provides a better exposure to upper teeth which procures a younger look
Reasons to have a Lip Lift Surgery
If your nose to lip balance is not well proportioned and if you want fuller lips and a permanent solution for this, you would like to have lip lift surgery
The preparation process for the Lip Lift surgery
As soon as you visit our clinic or for international patients with online consultation for lip lift operation, one of our experts will;
- analyze your medical records – It is essential for the surgeon to know about your medical history.
- examine your lips – this is to decide the best option for the surgery
- ask about your expectations – the surgeon needs to understand why you want a lip lift surgery and how you want your lips to look The surgeon will inform you about the operation in detail.
During the Lip Lift Surgery
Lip lift surgery is usually performed under local anesthesia. Before the anesthesia, the surgeon draws a bullhorn shape between the upper lip and the nose in order to define where to cut and remove the skin.
Lip lift surgery takes about half an hour. The surgeon cuts along the line and removes the skin within the drawn area. Lenght of the removed area is usually thought to be 10 to 12 mm.
After the Lip Lift Surgery
This is an outpatient operation. The recovery period after lip lift surgery is taking two days. You will be able to go back to work immediately. There will be no pain for this surgery.
Lip Lift in Turkey
Lip lift surgery, or lip augmentation, is a cosmetic surgery to raise the upper lip by removing a small strip of skin under the nose. A lip lift is a permanent way of enhancing genetically thin lips or lips that became thinner due to aging. We, in Privia Clinic, have the most talented and famous plastic surgeons. So, having a lip lift in Istanbul at the hands of our expert surgeons will be the best option. Please contact us for further information.