This is a cosmetic surgery procedure that modifies the appearance of the lips by reshaping them to increase the prominence of the vermilion border enhancing the facial area above the lips into a more aesthetically, youthful and pleasing shape.
This is a very common surgical procedure nowadays that elevates the position of the upper lip to create a more relaxed smile. However, there are two types of Lip Lifts: Upper Lip Lift & Corner Lip Lift.
Dr. Augusto Rojas performs the Upper Lip Lift by excising only skin at the base of the nose. An incision is placed directly beneath the nose and a small strip of skin and tissue is removed. The lip is elevated to its new position exposing about 1/8? of teeth and permanently increasing the volume of the pink part of the lip. The procedure takes about 90 minutes.
The result is a more youthful and pleasant shape to the mouth and lips. The teeth will show more and the patient almost always looks happier, sexier and relaxed.