Many women desire to increase the size of their lips. Many women desire to increase the size of their lips. This may be to correct a loss in size due to aging or to increase the size of congenitally small lips. Full, sensuous lips are a sign of youth and beauty. A medida que envejecemos, the red portion of the lip shrinks in size. This thinning decreases the projection of the lip in both the frontal and profile view. Enhancement of this red portion can add tremendous improvement to the smile as well as facial expression. The addition of volume to the lips creates a more sensuous look. This can be accomplished a number of ways. Various filler substances can be injected into both the upper and lower lip to increase fullness. Fat harvested from the patient can be inserted into the lip to create fuller lips.
Multiple surgical techniques can be used to modify the lips to achieve pleasing results in the following examples:
- Lengthen the upper lip to improve the smile and the tooth to lip relationship.
- Shorten the upper lip to improve the smile and the tooth to lip relationship.
- Enhance the outline and the substance of the upper and lower lips to improve the youthful look of the lips and smile.
- Enhance the outline and substance of the lips to increase the area for lip liners and lip stick