How to make the lips proportionate?
Although lip enhancements to make the lips bigger and bolder are becoming a common procedure, there are people who have a problem with their lips being too big. It can cause an individual to feel self-conscious about their looks.
Lip reduction procedure is done to reduce the lining and volume of the lips. Reduction can be done partially, meaning only the sides or the middle of the lips or it can also be done wholesomely, meaning reducing the whole length of the lips too.
About the procedure
The procedure can be performed under local anesthesia on an outpatient basis. An incision is made on the inside of the lip. Excess fats and tissues are then removed and then closed of the incision with stitches.
The procedure can be done for both the upper and lower lip, considering the balance in appearance of the lips to the overall face. Scarring would occur but the plastic surgeon will pick the most strategic position to hide the scars as much as possible. Depending on the severity and complexity of the case, the procedure takes about an hour to complete.
Risk and recovery of lip reduction procedure.
Pain, swelling and bruising would occur, as of every surgical procedure. These effects will dissipate within days after the surgery and medications will be provided.
Best and full recovery for the lip surgery should be seen by two to three months after the surgery. In the meantime, light make up and non-aggressive care products should be used moderately on the lips.