Lip Lift: Narrow Nose, Moderately Wide Mouth

The headline pretty much says it all. What is the best technique to avoid too much of an elevated center when the nasal base is narrower than the mouth?

Doctor Answers 1

Lip lift - how to preserve proportions

Thank you for asking about your lip lift.
  • The nasal base is always narrower than the mouth -
  • With a bull horn lip lift, the outer curve of the incision is designed to lift the outer lip.
  • A lot depends on the look you want, measurements and proportions -
  • So don't try to be your own expert - find a plastic surgeon who does a lot of lip lifts because every lip lift is different.
  • The goal is to design your surgery so it's right for you.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes  - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS

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