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Lip surgery question / lip enhancement?

Lip surgery question / lip enhancement?

Various options: There are a number of ways to enhance the lips. There are a variety of fda approved injectable fillers. Fat injection or transplants can be done. There are also permanent implants available although these should be used with caution. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Is plastic surgery for lip augmentation safe?

Is plastic surgery for lip augmentation safe?

Yes: Lip augmentation is a procedure that can give you fuller and plumper lips. The most common method is injectable dermal fillers. Side effects include minor swelling, bruising, redness, and minor bleeding at the injection sites. Fat grafting is less commonly performed due to its unpredictable results Silicone implants (not injection) can offer permanent lip augmentation. Consult with your doctor ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Lip surgery (Tip)

Surgery may be the best remedy for you but rehab is key. ...See more

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Has anyone had plastic surgery lip augmentation or permanent make up on lips?

Has anyone had plastic surgery lip augmentation or permanent make up on lips?

Lip aug and makeup: I probably would not do them at the same time.I would do one or the other let the swelling go down and then do the second. ...Read more

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What is orthognathic surgery for bilateral complete cleft lip and palate?

What is orthognathic surgery for bilateral complete cleft lip and palate?

Clefts and Jaw Sx: In cleft patients, it is common for the maxilla to fail to develop along normal growth patterns, a lot of this has to do with scarring from previous surgeries. In order to correct for this underdevelopment of the upper jaw, orthognathic surgery is performed. Typically, the upper jaw is advanced forward, and because it is a bilateral cleft, it will technically be a three-piece segmental LeFort. ...Read more

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Lip surgery (Tip)

The key to healing, from a major surgery, is great nutrition. ...See more

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What does orthognathic surgery for bilateral complete cleft lip and palate involve?

What does orthognathic surgery for bilateral complete cleft lip and palate involve?

Many surgeries : This surgery can include repair of the lip and nose by clipping then sewing the tissues together in the first 6 months of life. The palate (roof of mouth) repair around 12-18 months of age involves sewing the two sides together. A repair of a cleft in the gumline may involve adding bone and orthodontics (braces) usually 9-12 years old. ...Read more

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Only half my lip hard after dermal graft lip augmentation?

Only half my lip hard after dermal graft lip augmentation?

.?bleeding: On occasion a small collection of blood may cause firmness and this should resolve but i would run this by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Lip surgery (Tip)

Move it, move it - post surgery/injury. Best outcome. ...See more

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Whats dermal graft lip augmentation?

DONT DO IT!!!: Dermal graft lip augmentation is when a surgeon takes a contiguos strip of dermis and fat usually from the groin area and slides it in the lip from one side to the other. This never looks natural, does not move like a normal lip and is something you would surely regret. Stick with a hyaluronic acid filler or your own injected fat and a surgeon you can trust! ...Read more

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How painful is reconstructive jaw surgery?

How painful is reconstructive jaw surgery?

Jaw Surgery: Questions that ask "how painful is.....? Are best answered by a health care professional who has already examined you and knows you, your history and the specifics of the proposed procedure. Patients vary widely in regard to pain threshold, reaction to medication ; recuperative powers, and two individuals may report totally different experiences with the exact same procedure. Talk to your own dr. ...Read more

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Dr. Boris Aronzon Dr. Aronzon
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Pre- surgery physical therapy sometimes helps with faster recovery. ...See more

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Is lip reduction a common surgery done by plastic surgeons?

Is lip reduction a common surgery done by plastic surgeons?

Yes: Hello and thank you for your excellent question. Lip surgery, believe it or not, was one of the fastest growing procedures in 2016, likely owing to increased "selfies". Many plastic surgeons perform lip reduction and/or augmentation procedures. I suggest that you seek consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do I fix the scars left behind by cleft lip surgery?

How do I fix the scars left behind by cleft lip surgery?

Revision : Without seeing photos you have several options. Non-surgical options include kenalog (triamcinolone) injections along the scar as well as co2 laser resurfacing. If the lip exhibits retraction or requires lengthening then a surgical revision would be necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Long Dr. Long
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Lip surgery (Tip)

Be aware that there are specialists in all areas these days. This applies to rehabilitation from surgery or injuries as well. I would advise you to seek out the experts and then let their advice become your routine. Time and space separate you from whatever initiated the damage. Focus on what you have and then go from there. Some of us will pass through life without splitting a toenail. Most of the rest of us are not so lucky. ...See more

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What is involved in getting lip enhancement cosmetic surgery?

What is involved in getting lip enhancement cosmetic surgery?

Office procedure: Lips can be enhanced in the office by injecting them with a filler like juviderm, Restylane (dermal fillers) or your own fat. You can also have silicone implants placed in the office under local anesthesia for more permanent results. Properly done, lip enhancement can look very natural with either technique. ...Read more

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When can pt start after surgery/injury? How many weeks are helpful? Does pt fax progress note to doc. ...See more

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Braces ok after cleft lip and palate?

Braces ok after cleft lip and palate?

Yes: Many individuals that have had the surgeries to repair the clefts have gotten braces. However, the situation is different and is made more complex due to the cleft healing sights. Talk to an orthodontis or dentist to get more input and find your options. I think it is a good option. ...Read more

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How invovled is cleft lift surgery?

How invovled is cleft lift surgery?

Cleft "Lip"?: Cleft lip surgery is straightforward for a trained cleft surgeon. Even the wide ones and bilateral ones take an experienced surgeon about 1-2 hours to repair. Patients usually go home the next day, although older children and adults can often go home the same day. ...Read more