Introduction to Lip Lift

A person’s lips can do so much for their appearance, and whether it’s because of genetics or years on this earth, a wider distance between the upper lip and the base of the nose can generate an aged appearance. At the practice of Vickram Tandon, MD, he offers patients in the Boston area an opportunity to shorten this distance and have a more attractive aesthetic. To learn more about this cosmetic procedure, please keep reading the information below.

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What is a Lip Lift?

A Lip Lift is a surgical procedure that aims to enhance the appearance of the lips by shortening the distance between the upper lip and the base of the nose. It is a popular solution for individuals who desire fuller lips with improved definitions. During the procedure, excess skin is removed and the remaining tissue is repositioned to lift and reshape the upper region of the mouth.

With a Lip Lift from Dr. Tandon, you can achieve fuller and more balanced lips that you’ve always desired, enhancing your overall facial harmony and boosting your confidence in your smile.

What are the benefits of a Lip Lift?

Lip Lift Surgery in Boston offers several benefits for individuals looking to enhance their lip appearance, such as:

  • Enhanced shape
  • Increased volume
  • Improved symmetry
  • Youthful rejuvenation
  • Permanent results

Who are the best candidates for a Lip Lift?

A Boston Lip Lift procedure is suitable for individuals who wish to enhance the appearance of their lips and achieve a more balanced and youthful facial aesthetic. The best candidates for Lip Lift have the following characteristics:

  • Aging lips
  • Have thin lips (“bird lips”)
  • In good overall health
  • Lip proportions are imbalanced
  • Lack lip definition
  • Maintain realistic expectations for treatment results

What’s the first step?

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When you come for your Lip Lift consultation, you will meet with Dr. Tandon and be allowed to discuss your aesthetic goals and concerns for your lips and have your questions about the surgery answered. He will then evaluate the shape, size, and proportions of your lips to assess if this procedure is the best solution for you. This evaluation will also include a discussion about your medical history to ensure you are a suitable candidate for the procedure and prevent any unnecessary risks.

Once you and Dr. Tandon have discussed and agreed upon every aspect of your surgery, he will create your custom procedure plan. Before you leave, our Patient Coordinator will help you schedule the day and time of your lip lift procedure and provide you with some instructions to follow.

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What to expect on the day of Lip Lift?

On the day of your Lip Lift in Boston, you will first meet with Dr. Tandon and discuss your procedure one more time. You will then be administered either local anesthesia or sedation to ensure your comfort throughout the process. Dr. Tandon may make some temporary marks on your lips where he intends on making the incisions.

Dr. Tandon will skillfully perform the Lip Lift by making carefully placed incisions along the natural lip line or beneath the base of the nose, depending on the technique he chooses. He will remove any excess skin and reposition the remaining tissue to elevate your upper lip. Once finished, Dr. Tandon will close the incisions with sutures and apply some bandages for additional protection.

The surgery typically takes about one to two hours, and after the procedure, you will receive detailed post-operative care instructions to promote proper healing.

Lip Lift Recovery

After your Lip Lift surgery, our staff will monitor you in our recovery room until you awaken from sedation. Once you are good to leave, you will be released from our care and will be able to have a friend or relative take you home.

As you recover, it is important to give your body time to heal. There will be some swelling and bruising around your lips but should subside over the next few days. We encourage our patients to avoid any strenuous activities for the first few weeks and follow the specific guidelines for eating, drinking, and talking that we give you.

How much does Lip Lift cost in Boston, MA

The cost of a Lip Lift in Boston can vary with specific patients and different surgery tactics. The best way to understand the costs is to book a consultation so that Dr. Tandon can develop a procedure plan. Once this plan is complete, our Patient Coordinator can supply a clear-cut analysis of the pricing involved.

Why Choose Dr. Tandon?

Vickram Tandon, MD is a respected plastic surgeon in the cosmetic surgery community. After completing medical school at Brown University, he went on to train at the top-ranked University of Michigan in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for his residency. Not content with stopping there, Dr. Tandon was selected to participate in a prestigious year-long fellowship program in Aesthetic Surgery through Harvard Plastic Surgery where he worked with surgeons throughout Boston and beyond to hone his skills in the most advanced techniques. Dr. Tandon has even had the honor of being invited to speak at multiple conferences where he had the honor of contributing to the advancement of the field of aesthetic medicine and improving patient outcomes.

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If you’re interested in learning more information about a Boston Lip Lift or are interested in booking a consultation with Dr. Tandon, the first step is to book a consultation. You can call our office or use the website to fill out a consultation request form and a member of our team will be in touch. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve the lips you’ve always desired!

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Lip Lift FAQs

I highly recommend him!

Dr. Tandon was truly one of the most personable and professional doctors I have been treated by! He took the time to carefully understand the procedure I wanted and what I felt my problem areas are, then adjusted to address those. He both asked insightful questions to understand my needs and answered all my questions with patience to make me feel comfortable and confident. My results demonstrated all of that care and I could not be more pleased. I highly recommend him!

Dr. Tandon understood exactly what I wanted

I saw Dr. Tandon for Botox and lip filler and couldn’t be happier with my results. I was looking for a skilled doctor who would give me a natural look, and Dr. Tandon understood exactly what I wanted. He took a lot of care and time with my consult, it’s very clear that he cares so much about the quality of his work. I was also happily surprised that procedure was practically painless. I highly recommend working with Dr. Tandon!

Dr. Tandon is the best

Dr. Tandon is the best and the only one I trust with my Botox. He’s very personable and listens to how I want to look (I like a bit of movement, not totally frozen). He also makes recommendations that are suited to my comfort and I trust his judgement. Couldn’t recommend Dr. Tandon more!

We were thrilled with the results

Dr. Vickram Tandon is a superstar surgeon in the world of facial aesthetics, as well as injectables. My wife received superior care in his hands, and he stands far above other Boston area, cosmetic, and facial plastic surgeons.

I would highly recommend Dr. Tandon to all!

I’m a first time filler patient and recently received lip filler from Dr. Tandon. He is phenomenal and I couldn’t be happier!

I am very pleased with my results

Dr. Tandon is a compassionate, personable, and highly skilled plastic surgeon. I recently had an appointment with Dr. Tandon to get Botox.

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