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Lip Lift in Turkey

What is Lip Lift (Lip Augmentation)?

Enhance Your Smile with a Youthful Look

A lip lift surgery is a cosmetic procedure designed to enhance the appearance of the upper lip by shortening the distance between the upper lip and the base of the nose. Also known as an upper lip advancement or lip shortening surgery, this elective surgery aims to create a more youthful and aesthetically pleasing lip shape. The procedure typically involves removing a small section of skin from the area just below the nose, lifting the upper lip and exposing more of the vermilion (the colored portion of the lips). This results in a fuller and more defined upper lip contour, helping to address concerns such as a long or thin upper lip. Lip lift surgeries are often chosen by individuals seeking to improve the balance and proportions of their facial features, achieving a more harmonious and attractive overall appearance.

There are 3 Different Types of Lip Lift Technique:

 

1.Direct Lip Lift Technique:

The direct lip lift technique is a cosmetic surgical procedure aimed at enhancing the appearance of the upper lip by directly excising a portion of skin from the area just below the nose. In this method, a surgeon carefully removes a strip of skin, creating a precise and immediate lift to the upper lip. The incision is strategically made along the border of the nose, resulting in minimal scarring that tends to fade over time. This direct approach allows for a more targeted correction of lip length, making it particularly suitable for individuals with concerns such as a long or excessively thin upper lip. The procedure offers a customizable solution to address specific aesthetic goals, providing patients with a fuller and more youthful upper lip contour.

During the direct lip lift procedure, the surgeon first marks the area where the incision will be made, taking into consideration the patient’s desired outcome and facial anatomy. The incision is typically crafted along the natural curve of the nostrils, minimizing visibility and facilitating optimal healing. After the removal of the predetermined strip of skin, the surgeon meticulously closes the incision with sutures, ensuring a secure and clean closure. While there may be some initial swelling and bruising, these side effects generally subside over time, revealing the final results of the direct lip lift. Patients can expect a more pronounced cupid’s bow and a rejuvenated upper lip appearance.

Recovery from a direct lip lift involves following post-operative care instructions provided by the surgeon. Patients may experience some discomfort, swelling, and bruising in the initial days, but these effects are temporary. It is crucial to avoid strenuous activities during the initial healing period and to adhere to any prescribed medications. Over time, the incision site heals, and the scar becomes less noticeable.

2.Bullhorn Lip Lift Technique:

The bullhorn lip lift technique involves creating an incision along the natural contour of the base of the nose, resembling the shape of a bull’s horns, hence the name. Through this incision, a precise amount of skin is removed, effectively lifting the upper lip and exposing more of the vermilion (colored portion of the lips). Unlike some other lip lift techniques, the bullhorn lip lift does not extend into the surrounding skin of the upper lip, minimizing the risk of distortion or unnatural-looking results. This method is particularly well-suited for individuals seeking a subtle but impactful improvement in lip aesthetics, addressing concerns such as a long or disproportionately thin upper lip.

The bullhorn lip lift procedure begins with the surgeon carefully marking the incision site, taking into consideration the patient’s unique facial anatomy and desired outcome. The incision is typically made just beneath the nose, following its natural curvature. Through this incision, a precisely measured strip of excess skin is removed, allowing for a controlled and predictable lift of the upper lip. The surgeon then sutures the incision site meticulously to ensure a secure and clean closure. This technique offers the advantage of creating a well-defined cupid’s bow while maintaining a natural transition between the upper lip and the surrounding facial features.

Recovery from a bullhorn lip lift involves following post-operative care instructions provided by the surgeon. Patients may experience some initial swelling and bruising, which gradually subsides over time. It is essential to avoid strenuous activities during the initial healing period and to follow any prescribed medications to minimize discomfort and promote proper healing.

 

3.Corner Lip Lift Technique:

The corner lip lift, also known as the “smile lift” or “C-lift,” is a cosmetic surgical procedure designed to enhance the appearance of the mouth by targeting the corners of the lips. This technique is particularly suitable for individuals who wish to address issues such as downturned corners or a lack of definition in the mouth area. During the procedure, small incisions are made at the outer corners of the mouth, and a precise amount of tissue is removed to lift and reshape the corners of the lips. This results in a more lifted and youthful appearance, improving the overall balance and symmetry of the mouth.

The corner lip lift procedure begins with the surgeon marking the incision sites, considering the patient’s unique facial anatomy and desired outcome. The incisions are strategically placed at the natural creases of the outer corners of the mouth to minimize visible scarring. Through these incisions, the surgeon carefully removes a predetermined amount of skin and tissue, lifting and tightening the corners of the lips. The excess tissue is then sutured in a way that achieves the desired lift while maintaining a natural-looking result. This technique is beneficial for individuals looking to address signs of aging, such as marionette lines or a downturned appearance of the mouth.

Recovery from a corner lip lift involves following post-operative care instructions provided by the surgeon. Patients may experience some initial swelling and bruising, which typically subsides over time. It is important to follow any prescribed medications and avoid activities that could strain the treated area during the initial healing period.

LIP LIFT FAQ

Is lip lift surgery painful?

Lip lift surgery is typically performed under local anaesthesia, which numbs the area and minimizes pain and discomfort during the procedure. Patients may experience some discomfort and swelling after the surgery, but this can usually be managed with pain medication.

How long does lip lift surgery take?

The duration of the surgery depends on the technique used, but most lip lift surgeries take less than an hour to complete.

What is the recovery time for lip lift surgery?

Recovery time varies depending on the extent of the surgery, but most patients are able to resume normal activities within a week or two.

How long do the results of lip lift surgery last?

The results of lip lift surgery are generally long-lasting, although the aging process may cause some changes in the appearance of the lips over time. The duration of the results also depends on the technique used and the individual’s natural aging process.

How long should I stay in Istanbul after lip lift surgery?

For our surgeons to be able to remove the sutures, you need to stay in Istanbul 5-6 days after the lip lift operation.

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