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The Global Differences in the Corner of the Mouth Lift

Much of one’s facial expression has to do with the mouth or perioral area. While there are over 10,000 different facial expressions, most can be lumped into six major categories. One of these categories of major facial expressions is smiling of which the mouth plays a major role. Everyone knows that an upturned smile line Read More…

Plastic Surgery’s Did You Know? Lip Lifts

Lip augmentation is a very familiar and popular procedure. By injecting a variety of substances into the lips, they become bigger and more sensual. But not all lip issues can be adequately treated by injectable fillers alone, particularly older lips. Lips as they age often get longer, thinner and turn down at their corners. Adding Read More…

Case Study: Corner of the Mouth Lifts for the Frowning Face

  Background:  Aging affects all facial structures, particularly those around sphincters or apertures such as the eye. Changes around the eye are commonly perceived because they are so visible and are part of every human conversation. But just like the eye, the mouth also ages in very characteristic ways. Lines, wrinkles and thinning lips are Read More…

Nips and Tucks for the Aging Mouth

  The mouth area is not spared as the rest of the face ages. Most women focus on changes in the neck and jowls as well as around the eyes. And while there are some well known procedures that make great improvements in these facial areas (facelift, blepharoplasty), how to improve the mouth area is Read More…

Common Questions about Rejuvenation of the Aging Mouth

What happens to the mouth area with aging? Like the rest of the face, aging affects the mouth by atrophy and sagging. This is manifest by lips that get thinner, the development of vertical lip wrinkles, corners of the mouth that turn down, and the appearance of marionette lines or folds. These changes collectively can Read More…

Lip and Corner Tuckups for the Aging Mouth

One of the telltale and most bothersome signs for women as they age is the development of an aging or “old mouth”. Besides the lines and wrinkles that form in the surrounding skin, other anatomic changes occur that change its overall appearance. The upper lip begins to get longer and thinner. The drooping skin from Read More…

Corner of Mouth Lift – Surgical Correction of Frowning

  A frowning look is not associated with the perception of happiness nor youth. A frown is primarily a result of the angulation of the corners of the mouth. The mouth corner is where the upper and lower lips meet and should be at the same horizontal position  as the lip line. (the line where Read More…

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