Everything You Need to Know About the Bullhorn Lip Lift

July 20, 2021 Tags:

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The bullhorn lip lift, also known as a subnasal lip lift, is one of the more popular lip lifts types. A bullhorn lip lift is a cosmetic surgery that shortens the space between the base of the nose and the upper lift, making the lips appear fuller and more pronounced. This procedure is achievable by pulling the lip upward, making more pink tissue visible. 

For a bullhorn lip lift, a surgeon will make an incision that’s typically hidden along the base of the nose where it’s less visible. The center, right, and left of the lip is pulled upwards toward the nose resembling the shape of a bullhorn. If you use your finger to pull your upper lip up slightly, you can approximate what a lip lift might look like. After a bullhorn lip lift, your teeth will also be more visible when smiling, providing a radiant new look. 

This procedure is ideal for those who don’t like the upkeep of injectable fillers, as it is one easy, permanent procedure, unlike fillers, which need reinjection approximately every 6-12 months. The bullhorn lip lift improves the appearance of the lip, providing a more pronounced upper lip without the use of an injectable filler.

Interested in a bullhorn lip lift to improve the appearance of a small upper lip? Contact the experts at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery to schedule a consultation today!

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