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About Lip Lift

If you’re dissatisfied with the shape or size of your lips, you may consider injectables for temporary enhancements. But if you want permanent results, you can consider a lip lift surgery to make your upper lips look larger and more prominent. Full and voluminous lips are widely considered to be hallmarks of beauty, and a thin, overly-long upper lip can negatively affect your confidence and self-esteem. Dr. Lisiecki performs a highly personalized lip lift in NYC to give you a more prominent cupid’s bow.

What is a lip lift?

A lip lift is a surgical procedure that boosts your lips, making them look fuller, more symmetrical, and more shapely. It can make your smile more proportional, which, in turn, can improve your overall self-esteem and confidence. The lip lift surgery involves shortening an overly-long upper lip (which can be genetic or a consequence of age) and lifting the red part of the upper lips, making your smile more symmetrical and shapely. This procedure can also reveal more of your teeth while smiling.

Lip lift can correct the following:

  • Asymmetry issues on the lips
  • Extremely thin upper lips
  • Excess lip tissues hanging over the upper teeth while smiling
  • Drooping and overly-long upper lips
client after her lip lift in nyc

The benefits of a lip lift:

  • Performed via extremely small incisions
  • Minimal procedure duration
  • Minimal recovery period after the surgery
  • Reveal more of the upper teeth while smiling
  • Restore optimal proportions to the lips
  • Long-lasting results that negate the need for fillers



Candidates for a lip lift:

  • Have overly-long and thin upper lips
  • Want to restore optimal symmetry and proportions to the lips
  • Want to stop lip filler or enhance their lip filler
  • Are prepared for permanent lip enhancement
  • Have generally good physical and mental health
  • Are nonsmokers or willing to stop smoking before the surgery
  • Have realistic expectations from the lip lift procedure
client after her lip lift in nyc

Dr. Lisiecki’s personalized lip lift technique

Dr. Lisiecki performs personalized lip lift in NYC at his state-of-the-art surgical center under local or general anesthesia. He will draw marks underneath your nose to indicate the incision’s location. The incision is carefully placed along the natural folds of the skin under the nose, ensuring the scars are virtually invisible. The surgeon carefully removes a small strip of skin from under the nose, following which the upper lip is lifted upwards and secured under the nose with surgical sutures. The procedure concludes in about an hour.

Recovery after a lip lift surgery

Your lips will be sore and swollen for a few days after the lip lift surgery. You will have to keep the incision site clean and apply an antibacterial ointment to prevent infections. The swelling and bruising mostly subside within the first few days up to two weeks. Some patients resume their daily activities and work a day or two after the procedure, but you must avoid strenuous workouts for 4 weeks. Please follow Dr. Lisiecki’s aftercare guidelines to ensure optimal recovery.

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Schedule a consultation with Dr. Lisiecki

Dr. Jeffrey Lisiecki is a fellowship-trained aesthetic plastic surgeon specializing in cutting-edge facial plastic surgeries, including highly personalized lip lift surgery. He carefully examines your facial anatomy, discusses your goals, and curates a personalized lip lift procedure. He maintains an open line of communication with all of his patients, ensuring they feel supported before, during, and after the lip lift in NYC. If you’re dissatisfied with the shape and appearance of your lips, please schedule a consultation to explore your options in New York.


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