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The Lip Lift with Dr. Hughes in Los Angeles

There are several variations of the lip lift and Dr. Hughes performs all variants.

The Bullhorn Lip Lift

Dr. Hughes performs what is referred to a bullhorn lift in which the incision is camouflaged at the base of the nose. The lip lift can be used for two purposes in general. The lip can be lifted to elevate it or make it look larger or both. In addition, the procedure can be used to reduce distance between the lip and the nose and to create better facial balance.

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The Fashioning of the Lip Lift Scar

The most important consideration in this procedure is how the scar is fashioned. Dr. Hughes sometimes avoids the central portion of the incision and places the incisions totally within the nostrils. This of course depends upon a number of factors including preoperative lip anatomy and preoperative nose to lip distance. If the central portion of the incision must be made, the rest of the incision should be tapered back into the nostrils to allow for scar concealment.

The Day of Your Lip Surgery

You will come into the surgery center and will be taken back to a quiet room and given a pill to help calm you. The procedure can be performed under local anesthesia in about 1 hour. You can leave immediately following the procedure with a responsible adult.

Recovery and Results of the Lip Lift

Dr. Hughes will see you in 5 to 7 days for any stitch removal that is needed. The improvement in lip fullness and facial dimensions will be apparent immediately following surgery. Over the next several months the scar will continue to fade.

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Share Your Opinion Of Dr. Kenneth B. Hughes

After searching for months for the perfect Dr, I came across Dr Hughes. He's so kind and honest! He responds to all my emails within a short period of time. (I send him a lot of questions, trust me) I'm 5'3 about 115. Pretty petite frame but he was able to put 960 cc into each cheek and also added some fat into my hips. Which I think is ammmmazing. I didn't think I had that much fat for him to transfer. With the aggressive lipo he is known for I had very little bruising and I felt fine 3 days post op! I'm so in love with my new butt and tiny waist, it's perfect!