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Lip Surgery
Lip Cosmetic Surgery can be done to thin-thick the lips. A surgery called fat transfer is performed to plump up the lips. Apart from this, different fillers can also be filled.
For Patients with congenital cleft lip, left up grooves and thin lips can also be treated with plastic surgery. Lip reduction surgery is done to make thick lips beautified by plastic surgery.
Lip Augmentation
Lip augmentation is a cosmetic procedure that aims to enhance the appearance of the lips, typically by increasing their volume, shape, or definition. It can be performed through various techniques, both surgical and non-surgical.
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Here's an overview of lip augmentation:

1. Dermal Fillers: Non-surgical lip augmentation is commonly done using injectable dermal fillers. Hyaluronic acid fillers, such as Restylane or Juvéderm, are the most commonly used. These fillers are injected into the lips to add volume, shape, and definition. The procedure is usually performed in a healthcare professional's office, and the results are typically temporary, lasting from several months to a year, depending on the specific filler used.
2. Fat Transfer: In this surgical procedure, fat is harvested from another part of the patient's body, such as the abdomen or thighs, and injected into the lips. It involves a two-step process: first, fat is extracted using liposuction, then it is processed and injected into the lips. Fat transfer results are generally long-lasting, as some of the transferred fat cells can survive in the lips permanently.
3. Lip Implants: Lip implants are a surgical option for lip augmentation. They involve inserting synthetic implants made of materials like silicone or Gore-Tex into the lips to add volume and shape. Lip implants provide a permanent solution for lip enhancement.
4. Lip Lift: A lip lift is a surgical procedure that involves removing a small amount of skin from the area between the upper lip and the base of the nose. This shortens the distance between the nose and the upper lip, resulting in a more lifted appearance and increased lip visibility. Lip lifts can create a more defined lip shape and increase the amount of pink lip tissue visible when the lips are at rest.
5. Vermilion Advancement: This surgical procedure focuses on enhancing the appearance of the lip's red part, called the vermillion. It involves removing a thin strip of skin from the border between the vermillion and the surrounding skin, then suturing the border upward to expose more of the red lip tissue. This procedure can increase the fullness and prominence of the vermillion.
Who is a suitable candidate for Lip Augmentation?
• you have thin or asymmetrical lips.
• you have desire for enhanced lip volume
• in good general health, free from any active infections or medical conditions
• Psychological readiness
Lip Reduction
Lip reduction surgery, also known as cheiloplasty or lip reduction cheiloplasty, is a surgical procedure performed to decrease the size or volume of the lips. It is typically done to achieve a more balanced and proportionate appearance of the lips in relation to the rest of the face.
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Here's an overview of lip augmentation:

1. Procedure: Lip reduction surgery involves the removal of excess tissue from the lips to reduce their size. The specific technique used may vary depending on the individual's anatomy and desired outcome. Typically, incisions are made along the inside of the lips to access the underlying tissue. The surgeon carefully removes a predetermined amount of tissue, then sutures the incisions to close them. The goal is to achieve a natural-looking outcome while maintaining proper lip function.

2. Lip Size and Shape: Lip reduction surgery can address concerns related to both the upper and lower lips. It can be performed to reduce the overall size of the lips or to specifically target certain areas, such as a disproportionately large lower lip or excessively pouty lips. The procedure can create a more balanced and harmonious appearance of the lips in relation to the other facial features.

3. Candidates for Lip Reduction: Candidates for lip reduction surgery are individuals who are dissatisfied with the size, shape, or proportion of their lips and desire a more subtle or proportionate lip appearance. It's important to have realistic expectations and to understand that lip reduction surgery aims to create a natural-looking outcome rather than a complete change in lip appearance.

4. Recovery: After lip reduction surgery, patients may experience swelling, bruising, and discomfort around the lip area. Cold compresses and prescribed pain medication can help manage these symptoms. It's important to follow the surgeon's postoperative care instructions, which may include guidelines for oral hygiene, avoiding certain foods, and restrictions on physical activities. The recovery time can vary from person to person, but most individuals can expect a few weeks for the initial swelling and bruising to subside.

5. Risks and Considerations: Lip reduction surgery, like any surgical procedure, carries potential risks and complications. These may include bleeding, infection, scarring, asymmetry, changes in sensation, or dissatisfaction with the aesthetic outcome. Choosing a skilled and experienced plastic surgeon who specializes in lip surgery can help minimize these risks and increase the likelihood of achieving satisfactory results.

Who is a suitable candidate for Lip Augmentation?
• you have large or disproportionate lips
• Functional concerns due to excessively large lips
• Difficulty with oral hygiene
• Psychological readiness
Meet The Doctor
Dr. Prayas Kumar

Dr. Prayas Kumar, an accomplished plastic surgeon, has obtained his MBBS, MS, and MCh degrees in Plastic Surgery from N.H.L Medical College, Ahmedabad. With a wealth of experience spanning over 10 years, Dr. Kumar is widely recognized for his expertise in various areas of plastic surgery.

As the Managing Director of Sudeep Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center, Dr. Kumar leads a leading plastic surgery practice in Surat and South Gujarat. His dedication and profound knowledge have established him as a highly sought-after specialist in the field.

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