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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 […]

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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!

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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 […]

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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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Upper Lip Lift Techniques For Best Results

In our last blog post, Dr. John Hilinski, our board-certified facial plastic surgeon, discussed balancing facial proportions with an upper lip lift. In this follow-up post, Dr. Hilinski will reveal his preferred upper lip lift technique and how injectable fillers can assist some patients in maximizing the benefits of the procedure. There are two main […]

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Can An Upper Lip Lift Improve Your Facial Balance?

Board-certified facial plastic surgeon John Hilinski, MD explains how an upper lip lift can effectively help balance facial proportions.   Unfortunately, the overall appearance of the face can be dramatically impacted when just one area of the face looks unbalanced. Our upper lip lift patients are generally men and women looking to achieve more harmonious […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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