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Is It Possible to Shorten the Philtrum by 1 to 2mm?

If so, does it dramatically change the initial form of the lips and philtrum? I am happy with the shape of these features, I just think the space between is slightly too long and a mil or two less would harmonize my face further with this slight difference.

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Shortening the philtrum


Yes, there are two techniques to accomplish this which you may want to review. These are the bull's horn lip lift or the gull wing lip lift. I generally prefer the former over the latter.

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