Lip lesion. Scar tissue ? Can someone help? (photos)

I used to peel my bottom lip in the same spot for quite some time. It would heal and id peel again

Doctor Answers 3

Lip Augmentation

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Thank you for your question. It is important that you consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon. We have worked with patients who peel parts of their lips and create self-inflicted trauma. There are certainly steps to recovery bookended by non-surgical procedures to improve the appearance and work towards hiding the trauma.

Best wishes,


Melbourne Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Lip Augmentation with Fillers or Lip Implant or Fat -- Go Slow, Use Cannulas

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Lasers , injections can be done on the lip to smooth the surface. I suggest you see an expert to evaluate your lip.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Lip lesion. Scar tissue ? Can someone help?

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Thank you for sharing your question and photograph.  Repeated trauma to the lips from picking or peeling can cause the tissues to either become hyper pigmented or can cause scarring.  I would try and avoid any further trauma to the lip and allow at least 3 months to pass to see improvement.  Hope this helps.

Nelson Castillo, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 80 reviews

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