Lip Reduction

WHAT DOES IT TRY TO ACCOMPLISH
Reduces the fullness of the lips

HOW IS IT DONE
A strip of skin is taken away from inside the mouth

HOW LONG DOES THE OPERATION TAKE
3\4 of an hour

HOW LONG IS THE STAY IN THE CLINIC
Out patient

TYPE OF STITCHES
Dissolvable

HOW LONG ARE THEY LEFT IN
A few days

TYPE OF DRESSING
None

BRUISING
Slight

SWELLING
Often quite dramatic and prolonged

PAIN
Soreness and discomfort only

WHERE ARE THE SCARS AND HOW BAD ARE THEY
Inside the mouth, not usually a problem

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECOVER
2 weeks.

WHEN IS THE FINAL RESULT SEEN
6 weeks

HOW LONG DOES IT LAST 
Permanent

COMMON COMPLICATIONS
Early: The main problem is the swelling.
Late: None

Your surgeon must be properly qualified to do the operation and he will advise you what can and what cannot be achieved in your case. Do take that advice.
Dr. Mirza Shehab Afzal Beg is a British trained plastic surgeon possessing the highest qualification of Plastic surgery in UK i.e. FRCS (Plast) which no other surgeon currently practicing in Pakistan has. He has also worked as a Consultant in Plastic Surgery in UK. On his return from UK he is based at Liaquat National Hospital and is also a honorary consultant at Aga Khan Hospital. He has his cosmetic surgery and hair transplant set up at Clifton, Karachi.

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