Lip Lift Beverly Hills

Lip Lift, Augmentation & Reduction Surgery in Beverly Hills: What You Need to Know

Lip Augmentation and reduction are surgical methods of either increasing or decreasing the lip volume and size.

Treatment Overview

Surgical lip augmentation is a surgical face procedure done by placing a graft or fat to the lips, whereas surgical lip reduction involves creating an incision to remove lip tissue and thereby lift the lip. A lip lift can be done by itself or with the above options, and results in more visible tooth show, shortening of the length of skin above the lip, and a more youthful appearance.

  • Length of Surgery: 1 hour
  • Anesthesia: Local with Sedation, or General
  • Post-Op Activity: Avoid any stretch or manipulation of the lips for 2 weeks
  • Return to Work: 3-5 days

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do You Plump Lips Permanently?

Dr. Patel uses one’s own tissues, such as with a dermal fat graft, can provide a more permanent plumping of the lips.

What Surgery Gets Your Lips Thicker?

Dermat fat grafting to the lips (using the deeper part of skin and underlying fat from another site on the body like an old scar) or fat grafting to the lips can make them thicker or plumper.

What Does Lip Lifting Surgery Do?

Lip lifting shortens the distance from the base of the nose to the upper lip border, increasing upper tooth show and typically providing a rejuvenated or more youthful appearance.

How Do You Make Lips Thinner Permanently?

Surgical reduction of the lips can make lips thinner permanently. It involves an incision that is designed to be hidden, and excess tissue is removed.

What is the Line Between the Nose and Lips Called?

The pair of lines, or ridges, between the nose and lips are called the philtral columns.

How Much Space Should Be Between Your Nose and Lip?

The amount of space between the nose and lip that is considered normal is approximately 18-22 mm in women and 20-24 mm in men.

Can You Remove a Philtrum?

The philtrum is the groove above your Cupid’s bow, and a normal anatomical structure. It is not a structure to be removed, but it can be shortened in the case of a lip lift.

How Much Does Lip Lift Surgery Cost?

To provide you with accurate pricing information, we invite you to book a complimentary consultation with our Patient Care Coordinator by calling 310.205.0212. During that phone call, important information will be discussed, and ballpark pricing will be provided.

Ready to learn more about a lip lift? Book an appointment with Dr. Anita Patel, considered one of the best plastic surgeons in Beverly Hills.

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