The lips are particularly expressive facial features, conveying emotional and sexual connotations. Their thinness, thickness, and general contours add to or detract from the overall beauty of the face.
Augmentation or enlarging the lips can be permanent or temporary. A variety of choices exist whether they are surgical or nonsurgical and consultation with a facial plastic surgeon will help determine which treatment choices are right for you.
Some patients have lips that are too full. Usually it is the lower lip, but can also be the upper lip. A small amount of the inner part of the lip is removed to reduce the vertical height of the red lip.
Post operatively, there is some swelling but in 2 weeks most patients are socially acceptable.