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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


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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Are there any good ways of reducing scarring after a cleft lip surgery?

Are there any good ways of reducing scarring after a cleft lip surgery?

Yes: Some treatments offered before surgery (nasoalveloar molding, or nam) can help lessen the scarring afterwards. Sometimes, scars will need to be revised surgically to get the best outcome, but this is fortunately not common. ...Read more

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I had a lip surgery because a car accident. Still have a lump on my left size of my mouth Surgery was in October Is anything else that can I do it?

I had a lip surgery because a car accident. Still have a lump on my left size of my mouth Surgery was in October Is anything else that can I do it?

Depends: How big is the "lump"? Is it a cosmetic issue? It is not likely to shrink much more on its own. If it is a cosmetic issue you should consult a doctor for evaluation.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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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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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I have a cleft lip and partial cleft pallet, had a lip surgery and need more, but my hospital doesn't know where my dental records are. What can I do?

I have a cleft lip and partial cleft pallet, had a lip surgery and need more, but my hospital doesn't know where my dental records are. What can I do?

Need more info: You need to get an appointment with an oral surgeon. The best place to get a referral is from your dentist or the local Dental Society in your county. I'm not so sure that prior dental records are essential in this case. ...Read more

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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What is the price of lip repositioning surgery roughly?

What is the price of lip repositioning surgery roughly?

Cost: This is variable. Would contact the facility or provider to obtain more information about the anticipated cost. ...Read more

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How to plump up my lips without surgery?

How to plump up my lips without surgery?

Injection vs topical: The best and most consistent option is a hyaluronic acid filler like juvederm or restylane (dermal fillers). These are reliable., can be done in the office in about 20 minutes and last about a year or so. Seek a experienced injector to make sure you keep a balanced natural appearance. Skin medica makes a lip plumper system which is nice, and does help, but can't approach what injectables can do. ...Read more

Dr. Boris Aronzon Dr. Aronzon
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Lip surgery (Tip)

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

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How long does it takes 2 heal from numbness in the upper lip after lip lowering surgery knowing that it's 20 days now since I had the surgery?

How long does it takes 2 heal from numbness in the upper lip after lip lowering surgery knowing that it's 20 days now since I had the surgery?

Depends on technique: This will vary greatly with the technique and may return soon or never. Generally speaking byn6-9 on this you should see return of normal sensation. ...Read more

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How to get full lips without surgery?

Fillers (Juvederm): Dermal fillers such as juvederm are an excellent alternative to surgery for lip augmentation. They provide natural results which can last up to one year. ...Read more

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 to do if I get plump lips when they're dry, but they ont stay dry forever, how can What to do if I get plumper lips wthout surgery?

Aesthetics: There are a variety of approaches, from strategic botulinum toxin A injections to fillers. Suggest you go to an aesthetic physician for further discussion of options. ...Read more

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Who do I talk to to get male lip reduction surgery?

Who do I talk to to get male lip reduction surgery?

Plastic surgeon: Consultation with a facial plastic surgeon would be an excellent starting point for discussing options for lip reduction surgery. ...Read more

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Lip surgery (Tip)

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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Any way to get white teeth/full lips without surgery?

Any way to get white teeth/full lips without surgery?

Yes: If you want white teeth try bleaching them by seeing a dentist for trays and bleaching gel. Full lips can be attained by injecting dermal fillers which should be done by a cosmetic surgeon or doctor/dentist specially trained to do this. ...Read more

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Who is the best doctor to do a lip reduction surgery?

Who is the best doctor to do a lip reduction surgery?

Facial plastics: It depends on the reason for the surgery. Facial plastics can be done by a variety of surgeons and you wouldhave to see who best fits that category in your area. ...Read more