my philtrum is wide & little uppish.My upper lip is very thin. When i smile my upper teeth also not visible. is there any way to make my philtrum upper lip & smile beautiful?
Can I Change the Shape of my Philtrum & Upper Lip? (photo)
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Improving the shape of philtrum and upper lip is feasible.
It is possible to reduce the length of the distance between the upper lip and the base of the nose, called philtrum. The procedure is generally called "buffalo horn". It is a minor operation performed under local anesthetic and, when the incisions are properly planned, executed and the healing is good, the degree of satisfaction is usually very high.
I am sure you will find a reputable plastic surgeon in your area.
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