Many treatment techniques designed to restore the beauty of a patient’s face tend to be comprehensive. They are designed to radically alter the patient’s facial landscape, which makes for lengthy recovery periods and a risk that the restoration may not be exactly what a patient desires.
Lip lifts are one of the few restorative procedures designed to enhance the way a patient’s face looks without radically altering the entire face. Plumper, fuller lips can take years off your appearance while enhancing everything from your face to your profile.
What is a Lip Lift?
A lip lift is designed to reshape and balance the person’s face without needing to treat the entire face. This brings numerous advantages, which can range from a reduced recovery period to the ability to utilize non-surgical procedures for restorations.
Lip lift procedures can:
- Reduce or lengthen the upper or lower lip.
- Add fullness to the lips.
- Reposition the lips
- Adjust the angle of the lips.
- Change how the lips interact with one another.
To accomplish these goals, there are many techniques that may be involved in a lip lift.
Why Opt for a Lip Lift?
The advantages of a lip lift revolve around the way the face works. The most prominent features are the eyes, nose, and lips. Given the way the lips “stand out” from the rest of the face due to their color, this means that changing them can have a profound effect on your face.
These subtle changes can affect everything from your profile to the way people look at you directly. This can allow you to change and rejuvenate your face without utilizing any radical changes.
What Can You Expect from a Lip Lift?
The amount of recovery required for a lip lift depends upon the procedures your doctor performs.
It is worth noting that even the least invasive techniques can still cause swelling to occur when performing a lip lift.
You should work closely with your doctor to ensure that your lip lift goes smoothly, and to ensure that any potential problems are avoided.
Is a Lip Lift Right for You?
While lip lifts can have a profound effect upon your face, they may not be perfect for every case. Other treatments may serve you better, which is why it’s important to work with an experienced cosmetic surgery specialist.
Contact the office of Dr. Thomas Funcik, MD today to schedule a consultation appointment with one of our experienced professionals. We can evaluate your face, assess your needs, and work with you to develop a comprehensive plan that restores the beauty of your face in a way you desire.