Lips shapes vary according to age, gender, and race .. There is no perfect specific shape for the lips .. The ideal lip for a person .. is the one that fits and is consistent with the features of his face .. and what fits a face may not be appropriate for another face .. and from the aesthetic problems that you may suffer from Lips are an enlarged size or visible protrusion in the lips, and this is represented in:

The upper and lower lip together..

The upper lip only..

Lower lip only..

An enlarged part of the lip resulting from an accident.

Suitable age for the operation: The lips can be embellished at any stage of the different life …

Place of the operation: plastic surgery center or hospital and exit on the same day without accommodation.

Duration of the operation: ranges from 1-2 hours.

Anesthesia: local anesthesia with sedative or general anesthesia.

Surgical method of miniaturizing the lips: A portion of the mucous and muscle tissue is removed across the width of the lip .. according to the direction and size of the required reduction .. Then the wound edges are rounded with surgical sutures that dissolve automatically within weeks after the operation ..

Convalescence and complications

The patient needs a leave from work for a period ranging from 2-4 days ..

The patient can practice his normal life within two hours after waking up ..

Some swelling and bruising occurs during the first week after the operation.

Use ice and cold compresses on the lips for 1-2 days to help reduce swelling.

The head position should be kept elevated with rest. Avoid all stressful activities for a few days.

The patient uses some gargle during the first week.

Eating in the first week is soft and soft, until the wounds heal.

The lips appear a little big for a few weeks until the swelling goes away .. Usually the tumor goes away after about two weeks after the operation.