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Gull Wing Lift Ideal for Asymmetrical Lips?

I have assymetrical lips. Would a gull wing lip lift be ideal with someone with my condition?

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Lip Asymmetry

I doubt that your asymmetry is in the length of the two sides of the lip; therefore, a seagull incision will not correct the asymmetry

Your plastic Surgeon can determine where and what causes the asymmetry and plan for treating the cause.

Baltimore Plastic Surgeon
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Gull wing lip lift


This by itself may not necessarily correct the problem.

A gull wing lift may be suited to adjust the height of the vermillion border but it may not address the size or fullness of the lips. Occasionally an anguloplasty (corner lift) may also be of help.

The disadvantage of this procedure is a visible scar along the vermillion border and interference with the white roll of the lip.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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