Many women and men–of all ages–want to have fuller, more defined lips. Some have naturally thin lips. Others want to correct signs of aging; the lips thin and flatten over time, increasing the distance between the upper lip and the nose. Dr. Jerold Olson is a board-certified facial plastic surgeon who performs lip lift surgery to give Tucson patients long-lasting lip enhancement and facial rejuvenation.
Lip Augmentation Before & After Photos
Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.
60 year old woman came in to see Dr. Olson for a dermal filler injection in her lips. Dr. Olson during his assessment determined pt would have a longer lasting result if she had a lip lift. Through the years the area between the nose and upper lip can elongate causing the lower lip to droop. Pt underwent an in-office lip lift and... Read More
50 year old woman consulted with Dr. Olson about her protruding lips. She had dermal filler injected in another practice and felt the look was not natural. Dr. Olson recommended waiting 3 months for all the filler to go away. She came back 3 months later and was able to proceed with the in-office lip lift. She could not be... Read More
30 year old woman who wanted volume in her lips. She was able to research board certified doctors in her area. She consulted with Dr. Olson and once comfortable with her consultation proceeded with her lip treatment. She was numbed with a topical numbing cream for 15 minutes thentreated with a half syringe of dermal... Read More
20 year old woman interested in plumper lips consulted with Dr. Olson. She was concerned about over treatment. Dr. Olson was able to demonstrate his skill and years of injectable experience. Half a syringe of dermal filler was used. Read More
50 year old woman consulted with Dr. Olson about lip augmnentation. She has been in every 6 months for dermal filler in her lips and noticed the results of the injectablle filler were noticeable for a month or so. Dr.Olson recommended a lip lift procedure that would lift the upper lip and look natural. She is here post surgery and... Read More
30 year old woman interested in improving the size and appearance of her upper lip consulted with dr. Olson who recommended an in-office lip lift. Pt was given an antiaxiety medication to alleviate any anxiety before the procedure and was treated with a local anesthetic to avoid any discomfort. The procedure took 45 minutes... Read More
Middle aged woman interested in a more permanent lip augmentation procedure. She consulted with board certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Olson who recommended a lip lift procedure. The procedure was performed in an medical office setting where the patient was made comfortable. The procedure took 30 minutes. This is her... Read More
Dr. Olson performs lip lifts in the office with a local anesthetic. During the surgery, he removes a strip/wedge of skin between the bottom of the nose (below the nostrils) and the top of the lip. The resulting scar is hidden along the natural crease under the nose. When enhancing the corners of the mouth, the incisions are placed on the outer edges of the upper lip.
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You should be able to return to work within 4 to 5 days after a lip lift; avoid exercising for at least a week to 10 days. Bruising and swelling are generally mild and may be minimized with ice packs as directed. Most patients feel slight discomfort initially that can be eased with acetaminophen or other over-the-counter medication.
It’s important to choose a knowledgeable and experienced provider for a lip lift. It takes a high level of skill and in-depth knowledge of facial anatomy to achieve natural-looking results.