“Philtrum shortening surgery (Lip Lift) “is a surgery that shortens the distance between the nose and the upper lip by shortening the under nose (philtrum) area. The length of the under nose area will be adjusted based on your face and your preferences.
This surgery is recommended for those who have a long philtrum, or those those whose skin underneath their nose has stretched due to sagging of the orbicularis muscle around the mouth.
Adjusting facial symmetry
A symmetrical face is a face with the length of philtrum and chin at a ratio of 1:2. Removing a small amount of skin under the nose will not only remove the sagging skin and overcome appearance inferiority complex, but also enhance the entire area under the nose, helping the face become balanced from all angles.
Because the area under the nose and near the nostrils are where stitches are easy to be seen, we will conduct a face examination beforehand so that we can design a sophisticated cut to make sure the surgical traces are less noticeable. Experienced doctor will be in charge of this step.
We will listen carefully to your expectations and depending on the physical condition and traits of each customer, we will propose the most suitable surgical plan, ensuring the naturalness of the post-surgical face.
Before the operation, we will perform local anesthetic. The surgery will last about 1 hour.
We will perform sutures removal 1 week after surgery. On the day of surgery, if necessary we will cover the incision with gauze. From the following day, you can remove the gauze.
A surgical procedure involves making a small incision in the natural muscles of the nose wings, upper lip and cheeks to pull the orbicularis muscle toward the bottom of the nasal septum.
Cosmetic surgery for customers who want to shorten their philtrum. By removing the skin, the length of the philtrum will be shortened, while the upper lip will be pulled up and become fuller, making the face more youthful and full of vitality. Even young people can make their faces more clean-shaven by shortening their philtrums.
The surgical trace will lie along the contour of the nose but will most likely be very faint. For customers whose skin might be easy to have scars, after check up and during counselling session we may advise you not to undergo this surgery.
During surgery, we will remove a bit of the skin in the philtrum so that we can stitch the area around nose wings, nostrils and nose wall.
The philtrum is a vertical indentation in the middle area between the upper lip and under nose. Recommended person
Philtrum shortening surgery