Ask a doctor

Premaxillary Implant: Will it give my upper lip more Projection?

Will a premaxillary implant have any effect on my upper lip? I am hoping it will give my upper lip more projection, fullness.

Doctor Answers 2

Upper lip projection

Yes, a pre-maxillary implant will project the upper lip, but whether or not it is indicated for the type of lip projection you desire is impossible to conjecture without a photograph or two (front and side views most important).


San Diego Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 40 reviews

Premaxillary implants can project your lips but other options could also help achieve even better results

The premaxillary implants will give you more lip projection by providing a bigger base. You might need other procedures to help you improve the lip injections. Vy advancements, fat injections, permalip augmentation, fillers, tissue implants can all be options for you to achieve more lip projection. 

Philip Young, MD
Bellevue Facial Plastic Surgeon
3.5 out of 5 stars 42 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.