Responsável Técnico

Dr. Denis Valente | Cirurgião plástico

CREMERS 24617 | RQE 18465

Lips

The appearance of the lips play an important role in the harmony of facial beauty, a fact proven by the ancient practice of women paint their lips in order to give them more defined contours and make them more attractive. Like all aesthetic concepts, undergo changes with the time evolution of the current aesthetic standard demonstrates a preference for well-defined lips. This can be seen by models in fashion magazines.

Lips reserve an important role in the life of each person. Through them is possible to show affection and many other feelings.
With the aging lips tend to diminish and present wrinkles. Plastic surgery corrects the positioning of the lips contours, volume and proportion between the white and red of the upper lip, which can shorten it if necessary.

Candidates

From 15 years of age.

Inpatient /Clinic

Outpatient 2 – 12 hours after the surgery.

Total duration of surgery

From 90 to 120 minutes.

Recovery

Back to work usually from the second week. Sports, one to two months.

Objectives

To improve the shape, size and positioning of the lips. Bring facial balance.

Incisions and technique

The incisions are usually inside the mouth. In some cases we place a small scar at the base of the nose, usually well camouflaged. In exceptional cases need to put scars on the transition line between the white and red lip.

Anesthesia

Usually local with sedation, and in selected cases, general anesthesia.

Undesirable effects

Pain can be treated with painkillers. Swelling, redness, numbness in the first week after surgery. Results improve after the second week.