Lip surgery is a common and safe procedure that can help you achieve the lip size you desire. With lip surgery, you can finally get the lips you’ve always wanted and feel more confident in yourself. Book a consultation at Dr. Anjali's Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Clinic, Visakhapatnam now!
Lip surgery can make your lips look better by either increasing or decreasing their size. Dr. Anjali will balance the shape of the lips to match other features on the patient’s face, making them more aesthetically pleasing without disrupting how they function in day-to-day life!
This procedure is used to increase the size or fullness of your lips. It can be done using fat grafting, or fillers.
This procedure is used to decrease the size of your lips. It is typically done to improve the proportions of your lips or to correct an injury. It can be done by making incisions in the lips and removing excess tissue and skin.
During your lip surgery consultation, Dr. Anjali will examine your lips and face. She will also ask about your medical history and any medications you are taking. Be sure to tell Dr. Anjali about any allergies you have.
She will then discuss the different options for lip surgery with you and help you choose the best option for your needs. She will also answer any questions you have about the procedure.
Dr. Anjali has listed down some criteria for a good candidate for lip augmentation. A good candidate for lip augmentation surgery is one who :
Some of the benefits of lip augmentation include:
During the lip augmentation or lip enhancement, a local anesthetic will be used to ensure that the patient feels no discomfort.
A small incision will be made in the lip during lip augmentation, and either fat from another part of the body (fat transfer) or a hyaluronic acid (HA) filler will be injected. The incision will then be stitched or sewn up.
Although the recovery time varies from patient to patient, it generally takes about a week or two for your stitches to come out and for your lips to completely heal. Soreness and swelling are typical symptoms. To manage the discomfort and swelling, Dr. Anjali will give you medication. Additionally, you will also be asked to apply ice to your lip area for the first few days.
It is essential to remember that lip augmentation is not permanent and will need to be repeated every few years to maintain the desired effects.
Dr. Anjali has compiled a list of requirements for a good candidate for lip reduction surgery. A person who may benefit from lip reduction surgery is one who:
Some of the benefits of lip reduction surgery include:
First, a local anesthetic is used to make sure that the patient does not feel any pain. Then, an incision will be made in the lip, and extra tissue and skin will be excised during lip reduction surgery. The cut will then be stitched or sutured closed.
After a lip reduction procedure, patients will experience some swelling and bruising around the lips. These symptoms are normal and will typically resolve within a week or two. To help manage the discomfort, Dr. Anjali will prescribe medication. Additionally, ice can be applied to the lip area to help reduce swelling. It is important to follow all instructions properly to ensure a smooth recovery.
Many factors affect the overall cost of having lip surgery, like:
Type of lip surgery (if it is lip augmentation or lip reduction)
Cost of materials (in the case of lip augmentation)
Expertise of the surgeon
Cost of consultation
Cost of surgical facility
Cosmetic surgeries like lip surgery are usually not covered by insurance.Book Appointment
Lip surgery is generally safe, but there are some risks and complications that can occur. These include numbness or loss of sensation in the lips, irregularities in the shape of the lips, infection, scarring, and allergic reactions to the anesthesia or materials used.
Risks like these are minor and rarely encountered. Even if they do manifest, a highly skilled surgeon such as Dr. Anjali can handle them effectively.
If you have any questions about lip surgery or any other procedure, do not hesitate to book a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Anjali who will be happy to answer all your questions.Book Appointment
Dr. Anjali Saple is a skilled and experienced plastic and cosmetic surgeon in Visakhapatnam, India. She has a keen eye for aesthetics and is a perfectionist to the core. Dr. Anjali Saple completed her M.B.B.S, M.S. General Surgery and DNB Plastic Surgery from the prestigious Lokmanya Tilak Hospital, Mumbai. She then took special training in Cosmetic Surgery at Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, USA, and at Santa Casa Hospital, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She has been practicing as a Consultant Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon in Visakhapatnam for the last 22 years. She regularly upgrades her skills to impart the best possible care to her patients and her 25 years of experience have made her one of the most sought-after surgeons in Visakhapatnam, India.