Cheiloplasty or lip surgery and augmentation New Fashion in Modeling
Cheiloplasty, or lip surgery, is a very simple cosmetic intervention which
gives the lips the volume and sensuality necessary for beautifying and
rejuvenating the face. This is a minimally invasive surgical procedure.
It is always performed under local anaesthetic and takes an average of 20
This treatment can be applied to increase or decrease the volume of the
lips, or to correct congenital or acquired anatomical alterations.
There are three types of Cheiloplasty:
Augmentation cheiloplasty or lip
augmentation for thin lips or lips that have lost their volume due to facial
The facial aesthetics experts at the Maxillofacial Institute
perform lip augmentation using two techniques:
Lip augmentation using fat obtained from Buccal fat pads or fat deposits
in the cheeks.
Lip augmentation using hyaluronic acid with properties that immediately revitalize, hydrate and rejuvenate the lips.
Both techniques offer excellent results: the lips acquire a natural,
healthy, young and fresh appearance after augmentation cheiloplasty.
Reduction cheiloplasty, a less frequent treatment for patients with overdeveloped lips that are not very
harmonious with their other facial features.
Corrective cheiloplasty for patients who have suffered alterations in their lips caused by tumor's, trauma, burns or lesions or by congenital alterations such as a
Candidates for cheiloplasty have different profiles:
people with thin lips who want to
increase their volume
people with too thick lips who
want to reduce their volume
people with congenital disorders
or who have seen their lips affected by some disease
people who underwent some previous
treatment that failed
It is important to keep in mind that some people with autoimmune and
inflammatory diseases may not be suitable for cheiloplasty. The
patient will undergo the necessary medical examinations for the surgeon to
approve the procedure. Also, active smokers should take special care, since
smoking is not recommended if this type of procedure is practiced.
CHeiloPLASTY IN MAXILLOFACIAL INSTITUTE
At all times, the specialists in facial aesthetics of the Maxillofacial
Institute take into account these 2 rules:
The aesthetic results after an operation of the lips must respect
the naturalness and expressiveness of the rest of facial
features. Therefore, the experience of a good professional who respects the
patient's facial expression in the final results is very important.
Cheiloplasty is performed in a minimally
invasive way, always with ambulatory sedation and without hospital admission.
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