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Chronicles of a lip lift Sugar Land, TX

Hi girls!! I'm laying in bed at the Staybridge in...

Hi girls!!
I'm laying in bed at the Staybridge in Texas a very nice place indeed, tomorrow at noon I will be finally getting my upper lip lifted !!! I'm so excited I can't sleep. Maybe is the jet lag as well. Anyways I am posting some before pics. Send me good energies and pray for me!!! Yeeewww! Till tomorrow.


... Ok it's done! Things to do before. Buy the medicines you will need before the procedure so you won't have to think about it.
Disinfectant hydrogen peroxide.
Buy your baby food as well.
Water and straws.
The doctor took 5 millimeters from my 2.1 cm. the numbing shots are painful, the procedure is fast and a bit weird.
The doctor and assistants were amazing.
You will fill a mild medium pain right after the procedure is over, because the numbing shots bring a feeling of burning. So I will suggest to get a pain pill asap.
The results are good. I will be able to really tell when the swelling goes down.


I had the procedure just 6 hours ago, the scar looks fine it bled a bit when I ate, the pain pills I am taking are really good! Yeeewww!!! I feel like a bit stoned... I have to sleep sitting so for now I just eat baby food and watch tv... I wanted to add that I started taking ARNICA MONTANA 5 homeopathic globules tree times a day 2 weeks before the procedure and I am still taking it, it helps healing faster and prevent bruising.

I am pretty swollen

I had a check today with Dr. H. and my upper lip and nose are pretty swollen, so swollen that the gap between nose and upper lip is as before 2.1cm!!! He was really confident that I will get a good result when the swelling goes down, and said that if I will want more excised I can come after six month for a free revision. I really hope I won't have to do it again, because it's really quick but also intense. I will update pictures as soon as the swelling goes down. I CAN'T WAIT!!!! Today I went to the whole food store just close to the clinic and did some shopping. I had a gauze with tape surrounding the wound just to protect it from sun and dust. You are pretty good to do normal things the day after, but I still felt I needed to rest, the medicines and the pain killers and the adrenaline shot you get during the operation are all a bit tiring for the body. Bye xxx


I forgot to tell you that when I woke up this morning I didn't feel any pain so I stopped taking the painkillers....

The swelling

The swelling is going down this is the end of my second day after surgery. It is still swollen, but the naso-labial zone it's not painful anymore, but it is still a bit where the incision line is. I'm feeling better, and I'm eager to see the results!

I am in NY

7.55 pm, day 4.
My face is deflating. Now the serum is on the sides of my chin, and the bottom nose is still swollen and a little bit sore. I look better, my lips are showing a little tiny bit of teeth. I ate a salad and a sandwich for lunch, but the latter was a little bit complicated to eat, pulling at times the inner nose, I wouldn't recommend it. Then I met Zizi !!! She came to pic me up at the airport and we had dinner together. It's such a relief meeting with someone that has passed through the same as me, chatting about this surgeries and feeling totally free to be able to talk about it, being understood, without having to justify yourself. We are like sisters already! She is stunning in person, inside out. Zizi we told each other already but again, I'm really glad we met! I can't wait to remove my stitches. But I'm not sure if it is on day 5 or 6? Does somebody knows????


Hi girls. I am posting some pics 14 days post op.

The scar

The scar is healing, it's probably a bit red because I had a very bad bronchitis and cold for the last few days.
I took the stitches off by my self on day 5. I can still feel the dissolvable internal stitches they give a stiff feeling underneath the scar line when I move my nose. Girls remember to not touch the scar for the first 7 days.

The review

Hey the site doesn't give me the option to change from "not sure" to "worth it"....

Revision in October

Dear lovelies,
I'm so excited!!!
I've just fixed my appointment to go back to Houston and have the revision done to get the lips of my dreams!!!


This is the gap between nose and upper lip I am looking for.

The count down has started...

-30 days towards the lips of my dreams... I am soooooooo excited!!!
Texas Plastic Surgeon

I just had a Skype chat with doctor Horndensky and he is a friendly man. I will update soon. Dott. H. is a good surgeon and human being, really down to earth. His staff it's amazing as well.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Hi, I'm in Australia and want the same procedure. Would you mind posting your doctors details? I have been searching in Melbourne for a while with no luck :( Would love to hear from you x
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Hi. I just had mine done with dr. H, too! I'm on day 3. Did your face swell? Near jowl and lower cheek area it's sssooo swollen and I look like a chipmunk! Did this go away? I'm afraid the swelling will stick around :(
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Dear how many mls U removed ? How long ur space be4 ?! I wish everything will be fine
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Yes my lower jaw was swollen it's normal because the fluid that was around the lip/nose area slowly leaks down with the force of gravity, it takes like 3 or 4 days to get reassobed. Do not worry! How are your new lips are you happy?
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I cut about 5 mm? Right now I'm not so happy. I can't tell a difference after the swelling in the lips have gone away. They look the same. Top is thin and no teeth show. Did yours eventually show more? How much did you cut the first time? How much are you doing for your revision? I wonder is my 5 mm is too conservative?!
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How long was your gap before ? The skin was cut so there is difference is just subtle. I want a radical change that's why I'm going back my gap was 2.2 now is 1.7 I want 1.1 or 1 cm
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U did the surgery with local or genral Anesthesia ؟!
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I remeber u said the space was the same as before i think that happend because u were swellen right !
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Lulu hi all the questions you are making are answered in my review, that's why I wrote it. Hope you can find some time to read it. Have a beautiful reading xxxx
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We are all counting down with you. Can't wait!
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Thanks Brooke !!!
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Last example pic loos like u need to cut half or near half of your present lenght of skin between nose and vermillion... how long is your distance now? My is 13mm and I wish have a 10mm or even 9mm only... I love baby face (characteristic with short philltrum lenght)...
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I need to cut 5 ml to reach 1cm
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Hi Jola, I agree I love baby face as well, I had 2.2cm and now I have 1.7 . I want to reduce it to 1.1 cm or 1 cm. I really love full lips and I love the fact that when you have a lip lift, it's not an inflated fish mouth but your natural lips.
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My lip lift dropped 1mm so I have 14mm now :( cheecked yesterday.... I think I will do it again next year Autumn time... of course I hope my surgeon will accept my wish.. I am very determinatr person and also I can imagine how everything will looks after cut this 4mm more... I knew how my lips will looks after lip lift cause I could imagin how procedure with skin lift only works... I just wasnt sure how much millimeters is best. My surgeon made a good decision with 5mm cause always we can cut more but never get it back ... but I hope he will not tell me I want too much... cause I know I will look better and it will be still natural look and teeth show..! I am sure I want more...
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Ohhh... and I think you will look very nice with some more cut :) i think he suppose to cut 5mm minimum for you now... :) and did your lift dropped a bit to? :(
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I Think my lips dropped a bit as well.
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I look forward to seeing your revision. My research on this site has led me to believe that I would rather go to a doctor that is initially cautious, than end up with a bugs bunny or joker smile look. It's very scary. No turning back at that point.
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Yeah I just saw a bugs bunny one on here, don't like that look either.
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Hahaha! I hope I don't get a bugs bunny look as well!!! I wonder who is the doctor that did the bugs bunny one?
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How long yours now ?! I think u need 5 ml more to reach same the picture u uploude result ..
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Thanks! Lulu
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Good luck for u
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How did you choose this Dr. Your lips are amazing. I am having a hard time finding drs that specialize in this. Did you travel to him or was he just close to you?
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Hi I found it trough a review on real self. I travelled from Australia to Houston. I'm going back in August to take more mm off.
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