Would a lip lift work to give a 55-year-old a more symmetrical smile? (photos)

I had a rhynoplasty 3 moths ago so I am hoping my nose will look a lot better soon. Should I do a lip lift on one side? fat grafting so my cheeks will look more symmetrical when I smile? Please help! I am also considering a mini facelift. Is there some way for my surgeon to use the mini face lift to help me achieve a more symmetrical smile?

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Symmetrical smile after lip lift

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Lip lifts perform 3 functions: shortens the distance between the nose and lip, rolls out the mucosa of the upper lip and increases the incisor show.Asymmetrical skin resection is done to produce a more symmetrical smile.

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Gary Horndeski, M.D.

Lip Lift

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An asymmetrical lip lift might improve your upper lip symmetry. Cheek lifting is unlikely to help this. Best of Luck  Dr Harrell

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