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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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Priscilla Presley and Bad Silicone

Published on December 5, 2011 by

Priscilla Presley and Bad Silicone Unfortunately, celebrities seem to be victims of shysters and crooks.  As far as what I have heard, Priscilla Presley had silicone injected into her face by an unlicensed individual leaving her permanently scarred.  As you can see in this photo, her cheeks were made way too large, whereas her upper […]

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How I use Permanent Facial Fillers: Fat, Silicone, Bellafill(Artefill)

Published on November 26, 2011 by

How I use Permanent Facial Fillers: Fat Transfer, Silicone, Bellafill(Artefill) In my clinical practice I use both temporary and permanent facial fillers depending on a mixture of budget, desires, and safety. Although permanent fillers carry the risk that they are indeed permanent, I believe that it is important to delineate safety guidelines and also to […]

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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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Managing Fine Lines Around the Mouth

Published on March 24, 2011 by

Managing Fine Lines Around the Mouth Fine lines around the mouth is perhaps the most important and at the same time least important topic for a written blog on facial plastic surgery.  Why is that the case?  Because almost every woman young and old is bothered to some degree about what they call “smoker’s lines” […]

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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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Lip Enhancement Testimonial

Published on June 18, 2009 by

My first experience with lip enhancement was with Restylane®. The first word that comes to mind is waste- meaning waste of money. I spent about 1,000 dollars each time I went and the lips were gone in about 2 months. I loved the way the lips looked the first and second day and then boom […]

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