Shorten Skin in Upper Lip
A lip lift in Southlake Texas is a procedure to remove excess skin in the upper lip to shorten its vertical length. As we age, the distance of skin from the base of the nose to the upper lip border is often elongated.
The lip lift shortens this distance to create a youthful lip and creates a slight eversion or ‘pout’ of the upper lip. The scar is well concealed in the base of the nose along its natural curvatures.
‘Pout’ of the upper lip Scar well concealed More youthful appearance
Aging Wrinkles Sagging Skin
A lip lift in Southlake Texas can be performed with other procedures such as volume filling of the lips with fillers or fat from the patient’s own body.
Dr. Mark E. Mason is a board-certified, Stanford-trained plastic surgeon with years of experience in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He is well-trained in all aspects of cosmetic plastic surgery. He now focuses his plastic surgery and med spa center in Southlake Texas on procedures of the body and face to maximize results.
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Day of surgery – return to daily activities 5-7 days – sutures are removed 10-14 days – light make-up may be applied
Approximately 3 hours
Local anesthesia with lidocaine
Can be performed as an office procedure
There is very little postoperative pain associated with a lip lift surgery in Southlake Texas. However, expect to have minimal swelling and bruising that will last for 5-6 days.
This patient is 47 years old. She did not like how her upper lip had become longer and thinner over time.
Dr. Wan performed a lip lift to improve eversion and to restore the youthful ‘pout’ of her upper lip. The scar is hidden in the base of the nose.