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  • Lip Augmentation Reduction before & afterThis woman in her 40s had undergone previous lip surgery, she was concerned about the irregular border. She wanted a specific reduction of her upper lip reducing the irregularity and improving the shape of the lip. After some research, she decided to schedule a consultation with a facial cosmetic surgeon who specializes only in the face, Dr. Julian De Silva. She underwent a lip reduction that was sculpted to match the contours of her 3-D lip. On review of the ‘after’ photographs there is a smooth and natural looking contour to the lip, and relative harmony with the lower lip. The patient was very happy with the result.

    Request a consultation at our office in London to take the next step and learn more about your cosmetic options. You can call the London Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic Surgery at 020 8748 2860 to schedule your appointment with Dr. De Silva.

  • Male patient - Lip Augmentation ReductionThis man in his 20s had relatively large lips that he noticed on a daily basis. The lips are in harmony with the rest of the face, with a relatively small chin the size of his lips were exaggerated. Following lip reduction there was better facial harmony in the lower third of his face. The after photograph shows the result of the lips at 6-weeks after surgery, Dr. De Silva utilises techniques to speed up recovery by reducing swelling and bruising. The final result of lip reduction surgery is months after surgery. The patient was very happy with the final result and this is a link to the video testimonial of her experience: YouTube

    Request a consultation at our office in London to take the next step and learn more about your cosmetic options. You can call the London Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic Surgery at 020 8748 2860 to schedule your appointment with Dr. De Silva.

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  • Male patient - Lip Augmentation ReductionThis Caucasian man in his 30s had felt very self-conscious about his lips, having undergone previous treatments on his lips that had resulted in asymmetry. After some research he made an appointment to see Dr. Julian De Silva an expert in facial cosmetic and plastic surgery. Dr. De Silva after careful examination discussed with him the pros and cons of treatment in view of the scarring from previous treatments and change to underling lip anatomy.
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    The patient underwent bespoke lip reduction to improve his upper and lower lip shape including symmetry and previous scarring. The surgery resulted in a marked increase in evenness and symmetry of the lip while maintaining a natural size and appearance. The patient was very happy with the final result and this is a link to the video testimonial of his experience: https://www.youtube.com/embed/
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    Request a consultation at our office in London to take the next step and learn more about your cosmetic options. You can call the London Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic Surgery at 020 8748 2860 to schedule your appointment with Dr. De Silva.

  • Male patient - Lip Augmentation ReductionLip Lift Procedure. This patient had been concerned for some time about the long distance from the base of her nose to her upper lip (termed philtrum). She searched for some time to find a facial specialist to advise her on treatment options to reduce the length of her philtrum and improve the position of her upper lip. She made an appointment at The Centre to see Dr. Julian De Silva, who discussed with her both management options and expectations from surgery.
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    She underwent a lip lift procedure under local anaesthesia, this procedure shortened the length of her philtrum, Dr. De Silva uses the natural curves at the base of the nostrils to hide the scars, the results are shown only six weeks after surgery. The post-surgery photograph shows a conservative and natural looking shortened philtrum.

    Request a consultation at our office in London to take the next step and learn more about your cosmetic options. You can call the London Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic Surgery at 020 8748 2860 to schedule your appointment with Dr. De Silva.

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  • Lip Augmentation Reduction

    This patient had not liked for some time the relatively long distance from her nose and her upper lip (in medical terminology this is called the philtrum).

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    She searched for some time to find a facial specialist to advise her on treatment options to reduce the length of her philtrum and improve the position of her upper lip. After a consultation with Dr. De Silva, she underwent a lip lift procedure with twilight anaesthesia, this procedure shortened the length of her philtrum, Dr. De Silva uses the natural curves at the base of the nostrils to hide the scars, the results are shown only six weeks after surgery. One of the key aspects of this procedure is potential scars, although no scars are invisible, Dr. De Silva aims to conceal the scars in the shadow of the nose, all scars can be slightly pink and lumpy-bumpy after surgery, with time these become fine lines that are difficult to see. The post-surgery photograph shows a conservative and natural looking shortened philtrum. The patient was very happy with her results.


  • Lip Augmentation Reduction

    This patient had not liked the relatively long distance from the base of her nose to her upper lip (termed philtrum).

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    She searched for some time to find a facial specialist to advise her on treatment options to reduce the length of her philtrum. Detail is important with this procedure as a reduced philtrum distance in more attractive and feminine, Dr. De Silva measures this distance in millimeters to make any reduction as accurate and symmetrical as possible. The patient underwent a lip lift procedure with sedation anaesthesia, this procedure shortened the length of her philtrum and rotated the upper lip to give the appearance of a slightly fuller larger lip, Dr. De Silva concealed the scar in the natural curves at the base of the nostrils to hide the scars, the results are shown only six weeks after surgery. Dr. De Silva utilises techniques to speed up recovery by reducing swelling and bruising. The after photograph shows an improved, feminine and natural looking shape of her upper lip and philtrum. The patient was very happy with her results.
    Request a consultation at our office in London to take the next step and learn more about your cosmetic options. You can call the London Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic Surgery at 020 8748 2860 to schedule your appointment with Dr. De Silva.

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    This ethnic patient had not liked for some time the relatively long distance from her nose to her upper lip (termed philtrum).

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    She searched for some time to find a facial specialist to advise her on treatment options to reduce the length of her philtrum and improve the position of her upper lip. After a consultation with Dr. De Silva and discussion over her objectives from surgery and realistic expectations, she underwent a lip lift procedure with sedation anaesthesia. Dr. De Silva used the natural curves at the base of the nostrils to hide the scars, the results are shown only six weeks after surgery. One of the key aspects of this procedure is scars, although no scars are invisible, at six weeks her scars are relatively difficult to be seen and can be covered further with concealer makeup, the final result of scars can be as long as 12-18 months in some patients. The post-surgery photograph at 6-weeks after surgery shows a conservative and natural looking shortened philtrum with uplifting and improved shape of her upper lip.


  • Lip Augmentation Reduction

    This patient had not liked the relatively long distance from the base of her nose to her upper lip (termed philtrum).

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    She searched for some time to find a facial specialist to advise her on treatment options to reduce the length of her philtrum. Detail is important with this procedure as a reduced philtrum distance in more attractive and feminine, however care should be taken to avoid over-shortening this distance as this may be less natural. The patient underwent a lip lift procedure with sedation anaesthesia, this procedure shortened the length of her philtrum, Dr. De Silva concealed the scar in the natural curves at the base of the nostrils to hide the scars, the results are shown only six weeks after surgery. The after photograph shows an improved, feminine and natural looking shape of her upper lip and philtrum. The patient was very happy with her results.

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  • Lip Augmentation Reduction

    This man in his 20s had previous trauma to his upper lip that had resulted in a visible scar and considerable asymmetry.

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    After some research he made an appointment to see Dr. Julian De Silva an expert in facial plastic surgery, following which he underwent upper lip reshaping surgery under sedation anaesthesia. Lip reshaping can be challenging as the lip is relatively soft and ‘jelly-like’ in consistency making reshaping after trauma and scarring focused on improvement, as perfection is rarely possible. The after photograph shows the result of his lips only 6-weeks after surgery, there was better lip balance and harmony. There is still swelling present and his lips will continue to heal, the final result in 6-12months after lip reduction surgery. The patient was very happy with his improvements.
    Request a consultation at our office in London to take the next step and learn more about your cosmetic options. You can call the London Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic Surgery at 020 8748 2860 to schedule your appointment with Dr. De Silva.


  • Lip Augmentation Reduction

    This man in his 20s had previous trauma to his upper lip that had resulted in a visible scar and considerable asymmetry.

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    The lips are in harmony with the rest of the face, and larger lips can give a man a more feminine appearance. After some research he made an appointment to see Dr. Julian De Silva an expert in facial cosmetic and plastic surgery, following which he underwent lip reduction surgery under sedation anaesthesia. The after photograph shows the result of his lips only 6-weeks after surgery, there was better facial harmony in the lower third of his face. There is still swelling present and his lips will continue to heal, the final result in 6-12months after lip reduction surgery. The patient was very happy with his improvements.

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  • Lip Augmentation Reduction

    This woman had previous undergone permanent lip filler to her upper lip that had resulted in a ‘lumpy-bumpy’, irregular lip considerable asymmetry that had bothered her for many years.

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    After some research she made an appointment to see Dr. Julian De Silva an expert in facial plastic surgery, following which she underwent upper lip reshaping surgery under sedation anaesthesia. Removal of previous lip filler can be challenging as the previous filler is often in many different layers of the lip and has resulted in considerable change in the natural lip anatomy, all treatment is focused on improvement, as perfection is rarely possible. The after photograph shows the result of her lips in which there was a smoother and more even lip with less irregularities. The patient was happy with her improvement in lip shape.


  • Lip Augmentation Reduction

    This man in his 20s had not liked his relatively large upper and lower lips for many years. The lips are in harmony with the rest of the face, and larger lips can give a man a more feminine appearance.

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    After some research he made an appointment to see Dr. Julian De Silva an expert in facial plastic surgery, following which he underwent lip reduction under sedation anaesthesia. The after photograph shows the result of his lips only 6-weeks after surgery, there was better facial harmony in the lower third of his face. Scar placement in important with lip reduction surgery, although no scars are invisible, Dr. De Silva places the scars for lip reductions surgery in a discrete so they are difficult to see. All scars can slightly pink in colour and lumpy-bumpy one week after surgery then smoothen out and reduce in colour with healing and scar remodelling. There is still swelling present and his lips will continue to heal, the final result in 6-12months after lip reduction surgery. The patient was very happy with his improved lip appearance.
    Request a consultation at our office in London to take the next step and learn more about your cosmetic options. You can call the London Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic Surgery at 020 8748 2860 to schedule your appointment with Dr. De Silva.

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  • Lip Augmentation Reduction

    This woman had previous undergone permanent lip filler to her lower lip and subsequent procedures that had resulted in a ‘over-filled’, larger lower lip that had an unflattering appearance.

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    After some research she made an appointment to see Dr. Julian De Silva an expert in facial plastic surgery, following which she underwent upper lip reshaping surgery under sedation anaesthesia. Removal of previous lip filler can be challenging as the previous filler is often in many different layers of the lip and has resulted in considerable change in the natural lip anatomy. The after photograph shows the result of her lips in which there was a smaller, more feminine and natural appearance to her lip. The patient was very happy with the improvement in the shape of her lips.


  • Lip Augmentation Reduction

    This man in his 20s had not liked his relatively large upper and lower lips for many years. The lips are in harmony with the rest of the face, and larger lips can give a man a more feminine appearance.

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    After some research he made an appointment to see Dr. Julian De Silva an expert in facial cosmetic surgery, following which he underwent upper and lower lip reduction under sedation anaesthesia. The after photograph shows the result of his lips only 6-weeks after surgery, with smaller more modest sized lips that are in improved balance with his facial proportions. Dr. De Silva utilises techniques to speed up recovery by reducing swelling and bruising. There is still swelling present and his lips will continue to heal, the final result in 6-12months after lip reduction surgery. The patient was very happy with his improved lip appearance.
    Request a consultation at our office in London to take the next step and learn more about your cosmetic options. You can call the London Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic Surgery at 020 8748 2860 to schedule your appointment with Dr. De Silva.

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  • Lip Augmentation Reduction

    This woman had previous undergone permanent lip filler to her upper and lower lips that had resulted in an ‘over-inflated’ appearance that was irregular and unnatural.

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    She had undergone previous procedures to remove filler with relative disappointment in results. After some research she flew internationally to make an appointment to see Dr. Julian De Silva an expert in facial plastic surgery, following which she underwent lip reduction and reshaping surgery under sedation anaesthesia. Removal of previous lip filler can be challenging as the previous filler is often in many different layers of the lip and has resulted in considerable change in the natural lip anatomy, all treatment is focused on improvement, as perfection is rarely possible. The after photograph shows the result of her lips in which there was a smaller and more even lip with less irregularities. The patient was happy with her improvement in lip shape.

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