Benefits of Lip Reduction for a Balanced Smile

Lip reduction, also known as cheiloplasty, offers a range of aesthetic benefits. By reducing the size of overly large lips, this procedure can enhance your facial harmony and improve your self-confidence. Lip reduction surgery in New Jersey at Glasgold Group is an ideal option for those seeking a balanced smile and more proportionate lips.

Achieve Facial Harmony

Reduce the size of overly large lips to achieve facial harmony and improve your overall appearance.

Enhanced Self-Confidence

Feel more confident in your smile and appearance with more proportionate lips that complement your facial features.

Natural-Looking Results

Lip reduction surgery offers subtle yet impactful changes, ensuring your lips look naturally balanced.

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What Is Lip Reduction?

Lip reduction surgery, also known as cheiloplasty, is a procedure aimed at reducing excess volume in the lips and restoring facial balance and harmony. It addresses issues such as uneven lip lines and abnormalities that cause the lips to overpower other facial features. This corrective surgery is often sought by individuals who have had permanent substances like silicone injected into their lips, resulting in unnatural, lumpy, or exaggerated lips. Lip reduction surgery helps improve the shape, size, and contour of the lips in such cases. At the Glasgold Group, our surgeons have extensive experience performing lip reduction surgeries in Princeton, New Jersey, with a focus on delivering natural-looking outcomes that enhance your smile.

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Best Candidates for Lip Reduction

At the Glasgold Group, our surgeons recommend lip reduction surgery in New Jersey for individuals with disproportionately large or protruding lips. Candidates also include those with naturally thick or congenitally deformed lips, as well as individuals whose lips have been injured or those who are dissatisfied with the results of previous lip augmentation surgery.

Individuals seek lip reduction surgery not only for cosmetic reasons but also for functional improvement. This procedure can help address cases where unusually large lips, whether naturally large or due to injections, interfere with daily activities such as eating or pronouncing certain words.

When you visit our New Jersey facial plastic surgery practice, Dr. Glasgold will meet with you personally to understand your goals and discuss the best approach for achieving them. While all surgeries carry some risks, most patients find that the benefits of lip reduction surgery far exceed any potential risks.

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The Lip Reduction Procedure

Lip reduction surgery typically lasts one to two hours and can be performed on both lips or just the one causing the imbalance, often the lower lip. Incisions are made inside the lips to minimize scarring. These incisions are carefully placed to reduce lip volume and create an aesthetically pleasing lip line. Excess tissue and fat, which may contain previously injected substances like silicone, are removed. The incisions are then closed with small sutures.

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Recovering From Lip Reduction

Following the procedure, patients can return home to rest. You will receive detailed instructions on post-operative care, including managing incisions, pain relief, and dietary guidelines. Swelling, which can be alleviated with ice packs and medication, typically subsides within a few days to weeks. Patients are advised to sleep with their head elevated and avoid strenuous activities for a few weeks. Detailed recovery instructions are provided, and patients are encouraged to contact our New Jersey office with any questions or concerns.

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Experience the Glasgold Difference

For over 50 years, the Glasgold Group has been a leader in the field of aesthetics, known for our innovative practices, attention to detail, compassionate care, and commitment to excellence. Founded by Dr. Alvin Glasgold and carried on by Dr. Robert and Dr. Mark Glasgold, the practice has been at the forefront of advancements in plastic surgery. Our patients can trust that our team has the expertise to deliver a high-quality experience from consultation to recovery.

What sets the Glasgold Group apart is our patient-centered approach. Each patient is treated as an individual, with their unique needs and concerns being the top priority. The practice strives to create a comfortable and understanding environment where patients feel supported as they share their hopes and fears throughout the entire journey. This focus on personalized care ensures that patients not only achieve exceptional results but also have a positive and fulfilling experience.

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Lip Reduction FAQ

What are the risks of lip reduction surgery?

Will I experience any pain or discomfort after lip reduction surgery?

How long does it take to recover from lip reduction surgery?

Will there be any visible scarring after lip reduction surgery?

What are the risks of lip reduction surgery?

Like all surgeries, lip reduction procedures carry certain risks. Common side effects include swelling, bruising, pain, and redness at the surgical site, typically resolving within a few days. More serious risks include infection, allergic reactions to anesthesia, asymmetry, temporary numbness, and the development of scar tissue post-surgery.

Will I experience any pain or discomfort after lip reduction surgery?

It is common to experience some pain, swelling, and bruising after lip reduction surgery. Your surgeon will prescribe pain medication to help manage any discomfort. Most patients find that any discomfort subsides within a few days to a week after surgery.

How long does it take to recover from lip reduction surgery?

Recovery times can vary from patient to patient, but most people can expect to return to their regular daily activities within a week or two. It is vital to follow your surgeon's post-operative instructions carefully to ensure a smooth recovery and optimal results.

Will there be any visible scarring after lip reduction surgery?

Your surgeon will make incisions in inconspicuous locations to minimize visible scarring. Over time, any scarring that does occur should fade and become less noticeable.

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