The area around my upper lip is really puffy and pronounced. What is that? And is there anything I can do to correct it.
Pronounced/puffy Upper Lip Area? (photo)
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From what I think you're referring to, it looks like you're concerned about the normal outline of the lip. This border may just be a little more pronounced in you. But, if anything, I know of many patients who would be happy to have lips as full and pronounced as yours. I wouldn't recommend doing anything cosmetically to alter the shape of your lips, as you'd likely end up less happy.
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Puffy upper lip.
You are the only one who notices this and it is normal in many people---NO surgery---leave it alone and smile!
- Your lips look nice and full, do not reduce them
- The other thing is that the pic was taken looking up, try a straight frontal pic to better assess the area
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The puffiness in the upper lip logically would be fat. But it could be collection of blood vessels, though unusual to be on both sides.
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