What is Cheiloplasty?

Cheiloplasty or lip reduction (from kheilos – "lip") is the technical term for surgery of the lip. It includes lip reduction, the process of surgically reducing the size of the lip or lips in order to reduce the appearance of abnormally large or protruding lips, as well as the process of forming an artificial tip or part of the lips by using a piece of healthy tissue from some neighboring part. The procedure can also be performed to enhance the upper and lower lip for those who wish to make their lips permanently larger.

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i am 27 years old, single height is 5 ft and weight is 54 kg.i want to know,is there any kind of treatment or surgery is available in our...

doctor1 MD

it is possible to convert thick and bulky lips into thin
u need to consult plastic surgeon
it is possible in metro cities .
cost depend upon ur...

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I had my lip reduction last week dated dec 10, and i can see that the dissolvable sutures is starting to dissolve. When is the sutures will...

doctor1 MD

thanks for your query,
the absorbable sutures will take 7-10 days to dissolve completely and it varies from material used. but complete dissolution...

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