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How is the recovery?
There is swelling beneath the nose for several days so a few days off from work may be necessary. The surgical site is usually healed in about seven-ten days and at 30 days the incision is usually hardly perceptible. In few cases, a laser can be used to any scar that is still visible.
The benefits of the lip lift include a shortening of the upper lip to provide more pout and enhance aesthetics. The shortened lip will also increase the amount of upper tooth show consistent with a more youthful lip.