Can you change your lips when you smile?

My lips look like the person in the pictures lips when i smile. Is there a way to remove the part i circled?

Doctor Answers 1

Can you change your lips when you smile?

Thank you for your question and image.  Unfortunately the only way to achieve your desired result would be to reduce the size of your upper lip through surgery.  This will also affect the width of your lip when not smiling however.  If your lips approximate those in the image I would recommend not pursuing any intervention as those have a desirable appearance.  Hope this helps.

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