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Lip Reduction

What is Lip Reduction?

Lip reduction is a cosmetic plastic surgery that enhances the facial appearance by reducing the lower lip or upper lip width. It is also known as Reduction Cheiloplasty.

Lip reduction changes the appearance of the lips by removing excess fat and nucosa from the lips. This procedure is not just executed for cosmetic reasons but some medical condition also causes drooling and other challenges.


Procedure for Lip Reduction

The lip reduction procedure completes within an hour using local anesthesia. Dr. Umang Kothari a board-certified surgeon has performed many successful lip surgeries. The surgery includes the following steps

  • Initially, discussing plans with the patients and marking will be made on the area of surgery. A combined decision will be made before the surgery.
  • Photographs will be taken of the specific area (patient’s identity will be not revealed)
  • As per the patient’s comfort Anesthesia will be given. Subsequently, antibiotics will be given for a smooth procedure, and to reduce pain & anxiety.
  • The incision will be made on the inside lips and mucosa
  • Excess fat or unwanted tissues will be removed
  • The incision will be closed with the dissolvable sutures

Benefits of Lip Reduction

After the execution of lip reduction surgery, you can get multiple benefits is as follows:

  • Excess tissues will be removed
  • Reduction of lip width
  • Avoidance of showing pink of lip
  • Enhances facial harmony
  • Balances upper and lower lips

Recovery of Lip Reduction

  • Most patients get heal within 1 to 3 weeks
  • Most patients will experience mild pain and swelling for 3 to 4 days
  • The suture will dissolve completely within 1 to 2 weeks.

Dr. Umang Kothari has worked extensively in this field and he got a hand on experience in handling various plastic surgeries. He is also an expert in dealing with emergency cases in plastic surgery. Get in touch with him and make you look young and more confident.

The Hair and Shape Clinic will be with the patient and assist him/her from surgery to recovery.

Disclaimer: Patients visible results and recovery time may vary from person to person.