Plastic Surgery Blog
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
This African-American patient shows her recovery the week following a lip reduction surgery with Dr. Sam Lam. Here is her video:
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.
African-American Lip Reduction Testimonial This very kind African-American woman who underwent a lip reduction about 7 months ago started to cry and express how much her life has changed since her lip reduction. She then presented me with the following testimonial regarding her experience and results with us: “I was born with a very large […]
I made the terrible mistake several years ago to allow myself to be persuaded by a very well known plastic surgeon to have gortex implants put in my lips. The ironic thing is, I wasn’t even there for that but he suggested it and I figured he knew what would look the most beautiful, that […]