It is an inescapable truth that we all age. We naturally lose the tissue that keeps us looking youthful and perky, in addition to losing skin elasticity throughout the face. Together, these manifestations cause the facial tissue and skin to droop or sag, making you look older than you feel, or would like to appear for that matter. Some individuals are born with a longer upper lip, while for others the aging upper lip becomes thin and starts to sag in a manner that does not show one’s teeth when he or she smiles.
What is a Lip Lift
A lip lift procedure can be used to help create a more distinct and attractive upper lip by subtly raising the position of the upper lip, giving a broader-looking smile. This is a fairly minor surgical procedure which can restore a more youthful appearance to the upper lip. A lip lift may also add a slight pout or cupid’s bow to the central lip as well as an overall appearance of greater fullness. It is possible the surgery can also enable more of the pink portion of the lip, or vermilion, to show and make the upper teeth more visible when the lips are slightly parted.