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how to get a cupid's bow & philtrum ridges

Hi there, In would like to know if there are any help for my lips. my lips lack definition and i find them quite odd shaped. Could fillers work to define my shape, if not what else. Thank you for your help

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Defining the philtral column and cupid's bow with a hyaluronic acid filler

Hello and thank you for the question.

Philtral columns and the cupid's bow may be shaped and defined using injectable fillers. Our preference is to use a hyaluronic acid such as Juvederm Ultra Plus.  The procedure is performed over a series of treatments several weeks apart and the results are exceptional in carefully selected patients.  

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Glenn Vallecillos, M.D., F.A.C.S. 


Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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Lip Shape

In my opinion, yes, I believe a small amount of hyaluronic acid filler placed very superficially along the "white roll," or vermilion-cutaneous border of your lips, designed to emphasize and augment the features you are seeking would help.  Strategically applied lip liner, lip stick, and lip gloss would help also.  A smile would add immeasurably.  Many women pay to have lips the size of yours!  Enjoy!

Steve Laverson, MD
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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