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Clinic Snapshots – Cupid’s Bow Reduction Result

The dominant feature of either upper or lower lip is that of the cupid’s bow. It is really the only non-linear feature of the lips. The resemblance of the double curve of the upper lip to a bow laying on its side is obvious. While peaks of the bow could resemble any bow, it presumably Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Upper and Lower Lip Reduction

Background: Aesthetic lip changes are largely about augmentation and are accomplished by using injectable fillers. Hundreds of thousands of such lip injections are done each year around the world. The opposite of lip augmentation, lip reduction is done in far fewer numbers. While the exact numbers of lip reduction are not known, it is probably Read More…

Case Study: Lip Reduction for Dry Lips

  Background:While considerable cosmetic effort goes into making lips larger, the need or desire for the opposite effect is much more limited. Reduction of lips that are perceived to be too big is largely limited to certain ethnic groups and some lip enhancement patients that wish to reverse their unnaturally large and distorted lips. While Read More…

Getting Better Lip Proportions with Lip Reduction Surgery

The vast majority of cosmetic lip changes are for enhancement in the desire to get a fuller look. However, there is a small percentagesof people who feel that their lips are too full and prominent. When the lips are excessively large, they may not only interfere with lip competence and function but may also a Read More…

Reducing the Size of the Lips

  In today’s society, large and full lips are highly desirous. This is most evident in the large plethora of lipstick and lip care products as well as being one of the top places on the face for the use of injectable fillers. Despite the trend to go bigger, there are a few patients who Read More…

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