Lip Reduction

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Lip Reduction A lip reduction decreases the size of, and reshapes, excessively large lips to create a more attractive and proportionate lip structure.

Many lip reduction candidates have oversized lips that interfere with speech patterns and functionality, causing embarrassment and self-consciousness.

Typical Minimum Cost of Lip Reduction (based on national averages):
$500.00
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Typical Maximum Cost of Lip Reduction (based on national averages):
$5,000.00
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National Average Cost of Lip Reduction:
$2,750.00
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Time Required for Lip Reduction:
It usually takes about 1-2 hours to perform lip reduction surgery. Time requirement can vary depending on the extent of surgery being done.
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Is Lip Reduction an InPatient or OutPatient Procedure?
Outpatient.
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What are the Side Effects of Lip Reduction?
Lip reduction side effects include temporary swelling, numbness, and restricted chewing and speech.
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How Long do Lip Reduction results last?
Lip reduction results are permanent.
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What is the recovery time for Lip Reduction?
After a lip reduction, recovery from swelling and numbness will usually take about a week

Initial swelling will interfere with chewing and speech, but will quickly improve

Many patients return to work around 3-7 days after surgery

Participation in contact sports should usually be postponed for about 6-8 weeks into the lip reduction recovery period
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Will my insurance company cover Lip Reduction?
Because of the cosmetic nature of lip reduction, insurance is usually not involved.
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Is there much discomfort for Lip Reduction?
After a lip reduction, discomfort may be felt, but very minimally. Oral pain medication can provide easy control of any pain or discomfort.
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What types of anesthesia is necessary for Lip Reduction?
The lip reduction anesthesia of choice is usually local, or local with sedation.
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What else can I combine Lip Reduction with?
For enhanced results, lip reduction can be combined with:
Rhinoplasty
Facelift
Facial Implants
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What else is Lip Reduction referred to as?
Upper Lip Reduction. Lower Lip Reduction. Reduction Cheiloplasty.
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