Some people want to have bog, luscious and plump lips while others may not be comfortable with their pouted lips. So if someone has this issue, the lips size can be reduced by lip reduction surgery. Through lip surgery, the size of the lips can be altered as desired.
Lip surgery is quite a common procedure nowadays. As lips are the most sensual organ on the face, more and more number of men and women long to enhance their facial profile and improve their self-confidence through lip lift surgery.
Types of Lip Surgery
There are different types of lip surgery procedures available. Lip reduction surgery is done to make large lips thin, contoured and small while lip augmentation surgery is done to give volume to the lips and to make them large. Lip lift surgery is done to lift up the upper lip closer to the nose that gives a fuller and pleasing appearance to the lips. In cases of injury to lips or any damage to lip tissues, lip reconstruction surgeries can be done to correct any lip abnormalities. It can also be done for the revision of scar tissues.
Who can be a candidate for Lip Surgery?
There is a percentage of people who have lips that are too large and can actually affect their everyday routines. Eating, talking or trying to maintain dental health can become difficult when the proportion of the lips is out of sync with the face. Such people are ideal candidate for lip reduction surgery.
There are four types of people who usually opt for this facial cosmetic procedure.
- People of certain genetic or race are born with thick lips.
- Those who had gone for a surgical procedure for lip augmentation in their quest for full pout lips but are not satisfied with result because of abnormal lumps on lips as a consequence of a botched lip enhancement surgery
- Some people are born with congenial lip deformities like cleft lips. They also need Cheiloplasty to correct these lip abnormalities.
- People who had accidents or burn injuries that left excess healing tissues that needs to be surgically removed. It is not uncommon for an injured lip to heal with lumps or bumps that can look unattractive and impair function.
The lip surgery itself is a way to balance out the lip area. Usually one lip is larger than the other and has to be put in balance with the remaining lip as well as the nose and chin. Lip Reduction surgically reduces the appearance of larger-than-desirable lips. It involves taking a small section of tissue from the inside of your lip and suturing it with either dissolvable or non-dissolvable stitches.