Is It Possible to Reduce a Protruding Upper Lip Tubercle?
- Asked by AnnCanada
- 2 years ago
I am a 27 yr old woman. The "tubercle" on my upper lip is quite droopy looking and it's always annoyed me. It looks like a the way a baby's lips look. I was wondering if a bit of flesh could be removed and then a few stitches done to flatten that part of my lips? Is this a common procedure? What kind of doctor should do it? I also feel I could benefit from injections on my upper lip to make it more equal to my bottom lips (in size). Thank you for your feedback!
your lips are attractive however there is some imbalance between the two. you do have the tubercle. options include the excision or fillers. a board certified plastic surgeon should be able to help you.
Lip reduction or filling the sides can be done
You can do this. But I think it looks good on you based on the pictures. A "Facial Plastic Surgeon" can do this for you. It would be simple to do but harder to plan. You can also add volume to the sides of the tubercle to improve the appearance of it. But I think you have very nice lips!
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