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400 Newport Center Drive, Suite 100
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Mon–Fri: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
31150 Temecula Pkwy, Suite 103
Temecula, CA 92592
Mon–Fri: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. | Closed 12 p.m.–1 p.m.
You may be surprised to learn that the distance between the top lip and the nose can age your look. Over time, the top lip can relax, sag, and even roll inwards toward the teeth making the whole face look older. Minimally invasive procedures such as dermal filler injections can hide the problem by reshaping the top lip, but the results are temporary. A lip lift at United Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach and Temecula provides a lasting, more effective solution for many people.
A lip lift elevates the top lip and rejuvenates and enhances the appearance of the face in a variety of ways, including:
While our board-certified plastic surgeons perform lip lift surgery as an individual procedure, they often combine it with other procedures for more noticeable facial rejuvenation and enhancement. Popular options include:
Dr. Larson and Dr. Pham are experienced, highly trained board-certified plastic surgeons united in their dedication to superior patient care and surgical outcomes. They are committed to each patient from the initial consult to surgery to a personal phone call after surgery and beyond.
Our surgeons perform lip lifts as outpatient surgery in our private surgery center. Depending on patient preference and the specifics of the surgery, they can use a local or general anesthetic. While they are skilled in a variety of lip-lifting techniques, Dr. Larson and Dr. Pham usually perform the surgery by making an incision along the base of the nose and removing enough skin to raise the upper lip to the desired level. The surgeon closes the incision with fine sutures leaving a scar hidden in the natural crease between the nose and the upper lip.
You may experience mild discomfort after lip lift surgery, and initial swelling can be significant. Cold compresses, pain relievers, and keeping your head elevated can help with these.
While experiences vary, patients typically recover along the following timeline:
Lip lift results are long-lasting. The aging process will continue, so the lip may descend over time.
Request a complimentary consultation using our online form or call to meet with Dr. John Larson in Newport Beach or call to meet with Dr. Phuong Pham in Temecula.