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When to Perform a Lip Lift and When Not To

Published on July 23, 2012 by

When to Perform a Lip Lift and When Not To Let me just get this out of the way: I hate lip lifts. Well not always. I just think they are too often performed creating lips that look unnatural. There are exceptions to this rule but there are very few, which I shall try to […]

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Understanding The Importance of Lip Transitions When Creating Natural Looking Lips

Published on March 10, 2012 by

Understanding The Importance of Lip Transitions When Creating Natural Looking Lips I have been thinking about transitions from the red lip to the non-red lip because of two women that I saw in the past few days.  First, there was a woman who came from Oklahoma that had these hanging red lips towards the corners […]

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Concerns After Lip Reduction Surgery

Published on February 25, 2012 by

Concerns After Lip Reduction: Revisited Since I perform a very large number of lip reductions, I have worked hard to discuss with individuals all of the risks, complications, and recovery issues that I can imagine and that I have experienced over the years.  This blog article will discuss what I have encountered so that hopefully […]

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Nicole Kidman’s Lips: The Non-Disappearing Lip

Published on October 30, 2011 by

Nicole Kidman’s Lips: The Non-Disappearing Lip Celebrities all are subject to bad plastic surgery like the rest of us. They just so happen to have their mugs plastered across magazines and television appearances, making their mistakes ever so more glaring. Nicole Kidman’s lips are no exception to this problem. The overly enlarged upper lip and […]

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Lip Reduction/Correction Testimonial 1 Year Out for Bad Silicone Injection

Published on July 12, 2011 by

Jody, Dr. Lam’s patient, gives her testimonial 1 year after her upper and lower lip reduction procedure and talks about how it has changed her life.  

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Lips and Teeth: Relationships that are Important When Planning for Lip Augmentation

Published on April 24, 2011 by

Lips and Teeth:  Relationships that are Important When Planning for Lip Augmentation The number one concern that most women have when they visit a plastic surgeon when it comes to lip size is “Please make my upper lip bigger, but I don’t want it to look unnatural.”  In an accompanying article we explored the relative […]

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Who is a Candidate for Lip Reduction

Published on March 20, 2011 by

Who is a Candidate for Lip Reduction Our society has been deluged with desires for lip augmentation or enlargement but who is a good candidate to have his or her lips reduced?  There are two principle groups of people desiring lip reduction.  The first group includes individuals who have had terrible lip augmentation procedures that were […]

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African-American Lip Reduction Diary

Published on August 27, 2010 by

This African-American patient shows her recovery the week following a lip reduction surgery with Dr. Sam Lam. Here is her video:

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Hanging Lower Lip Reduction

Published on May 21, 2010 by

This patient discusses the reasons why he underwent a lower lip reduction and his thoughts about his results.

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Lip Reduction/Correction of Fat Transfer and SMAS

Published on April 14, 2010 by

This woman came to have a correction via Lip Reduction of her lip that was augmented incorrectly with fat grafting and SMAS by another physician.  She talks about her experience for one day following the procedure.

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