Having a Mucocele removed tomorrow from my bottom lip that I have had for about 30 years, is this a simple procedure? (photo)
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Hello, If performed by a specialist a lip mucocele can be removed in the office under local anesthesia and is not a major procedure. It does carry a small risk of recurrence and asymmetry, but typically is a very well tolerated procedure where the benefits outweigh the risk. Do discuss your concerns with your surgeon pre-operatively of course. All the best!