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Lip Enhancement

Juvederm Lip Plumping

This patient had Juvederm lip filler to create a plumper, smoother lip contour. Like many younger patients her age, she started off with reasonable lip shape and volume. But she wanted to have even fuller lips. Juvederm is an excellent option that I use on a very regular basis to achieve results like those shown here - where the lips appear enhanced, yet they do not look excessively puffy. This is the essence of doing... Continue Reading

Beautiful Lip Implant Results

Lip implant surgery is one of the few methods available to us facial plastic surgeons when it comes to providing permanent lip augmentation for our patients. This young lady from San Diego was simply tired of getting repeat Juvederm lip injections over the past several years. She researched her options and discovered that I was a local expert in performing permanent lip augmentation using lip implants. After consulting with me, she opted to go with... Continue Reading

Revision Upper Lip Lift

This is a very pleasant middle-aged female from out of state who consulted with me to have a revision upper lip lift procedure. She had prior upper lip lifting by another plastic surgeon. Unfortunately, her lip elongated and she needed to have a revision procedure. I performed shortening of her upper lip length using a subnasale upper lip lift technique. The end result is shown here. As you can see, her upper lip is now... Continue Reading

Permanent Lower Lip Enhancement

Want an alternative to injectable fillers for lower lip plumping? Dr. Hilinski offers the lower lip mucosal advancement procedure to create fuller, plumper lower lips using your own body's tissue. Learn more about this highly specialized permanent lower lip enhancement technique by visiting our website today!

Bullhorn Upper Lip Lift

This is another example of how surgery can help enhance the appearance of an elongated upper lip - a cosmetic concern that is more common than you would imagine. Shortening the upper lip using a bullhorn incision upper lip lift technique is gaining in popularity and has become one of the more regular procedures I perform. Take a look at this patient's upper lip region and see how an upper lip lift has provider her... Continue Reading

Permanent Lip Enhancement

Many patients currently getting Restylane or Juvederm lip injections to provide enhanced lip volume often times ask about a more permanent option. One of the best options for permanent fuller, plumper lips is the Surgisil Permalip lip implant procedure. I happen to perform this surgery on a regular basis for those patients seeking a more permanent alternative for enhanced lip shape and size. Learn more about this procedure by clicking here. Let us know what... Continue Reading

Subnasale Upper Lip Shortening

Just finished another subnasale upper lip lift surgery today on a very charming young lady who flew out from South Carolina to have me operate on her. Her surgery went beautifully - giving her a nice enhanced upper lip appearance by providing much better proportion and balance.
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Cosmetic Surgery to Shorten the Lip?

Yes - there is actually a cosmetic surgical procedure to shorten the upper lip. The procedure is called a subnasale (under the nose) upper lip lift surgery. This highly specialized surgery is intended to shorten one's upper lip in cases where it appears too long. This most recent addition to our San Diego facial plastic surgery website discusses the nuances of this procedure in detail - focusing on one of my recent upper lip lift... Continue Reading
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Upper Lip Lift – Cosmetic Lip Shortening Surgery

I just finished doing another subnasale upper lip lift procedure here in the office this morning. This latest patient to have this type of cosmetic upper lip surgery was a very pleasant young lady who flew out from New York to have me perform the procedure. Like most upper lip lift surgery candidates, her main concern was an excessively elongated upper lip. After much online research, she decided to fly out to San Diego for... Continue Reading
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Subnasale Upper Lip Lift to Shorten An Elongated Upper Lip

This is another great example of how a subnasale upper lip lift can be used to treat an excessively long upper lip (elongated upper lip). This female from San Diego, CA came to me requesting a shorter upper lip. She simply did not like the fact that her upper lip was too long when seen from the various angles. If you look at her upper lip, you can appreciate the fact that it is, indeed,... Continue Reading
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Upper Lip Lift – Lip Shortening Procedure by John Hilinski, M.D.

We have seen a recent surge in requests by patients who desire to have their upper lip lifted. This is also referred to by many patients as an upper lip shortening procedure, since the actual vertical lip length is reduced in size. The reason our office has seen such a marked increase in requests for upper lip lift surgery is because my practice is so focused on facial plastic surgery, including the many niche procedures... Continue Reading
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Subnasale Lip Lift Surgery in San Diego

This case presentation highlights a fairly uncommon upper lip enhancement procedure termed a subnasale lip lift. This is a procedure that is requested by patients who are looking to shorten their upper lip to create a more balanced appearance to this region of the face. Patients considering a subnasale lip lift have an elongated upper lip when measured in the vertical direction. By shortening this segment, the upper lip can be enhanced in terms of... Continue Reading
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Lip Enhancement Augmentation With Juvederm

In order to help let our potential patients know what it looks like immediately after lip enhancement with Juvederm (or Restylane), I have provided the following case example. This young female patient presented for augmentation of her lips using an injectable filler. On examination you can see that her lips were clearly asymmetric with the right upper lip being much smaller than her left upper lip. As is indicated by the white arrow, one can... Continue Reading

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