advent of thick, plump, luscious lips, some people find thin lips more
appealing and attractive. Aesthetically speaking, the lips,
like our eyes, nose, ears, chin and even jaw should complement with
each other to balance our facial features. Your thick lips
may not look
good on you. The solution: Lip Reduction. “
Reduction is a cosmetic
procedure that reduces big, over size lips to enhance the appearance of
the lips, to create a more desirable appearance.
the initial consultation, Dr.Alonzo will evaluate your physical and
medical condition, and check for allergies and medications you are
taking. You will be advised to quit smoking one month before the
surgery and also one month after the surgery, to ensure better result
and speedy recovery, with no complications.
outpatient procedure, Lip Reduction is performed
anesthesia with or without sedation. The doctor will make a small
unnoticeable incision in the upper and lower lips to make it
smaller and thinner. Surgery period entails very short time as it takes
1 to ½ hours to finish the procedure. You can go home after
a few hours of rest in the clinic.
surgery, your lips will be swollen and painful.
that, you will not be able to eat solid food. We will advise you to eat
soft and/or liquid food until you feel better. Painkiller and
anti-inflammatory medications will be prescribed to you to take for 7
days. Swelling will subside in a few weeks. Result of the surgery is
permanent with a healing period of 1 to 2 weeks. Normally, some
patients go back to work 2 or 3 days after the surgery. We also have
patients who return to work the next day after the surgery. Recovery
period varies individually.
far, all my lip reduction cases are very successful. My patients are
very happy and satisfied with the results. ”
Say’s Dr. Alonzo
Before and After Pictures