Cosmetics Procedure

Lip Reduction Surgery

Perfection has no limits, this is especially true when it comes to facial appearance. Since ages, people, regardless of religion, gender, cultural and historical factors, have tried everything possible to transform their looks, using cosmetics, masks, etc. Nowadays, modern plastic surgery procedures offer a chance to everyone who does not have perfect facial features.
One of the most chosen cosmetology services, which provides a quick and incredibly effective result of transforming the appearance, is lip reduction surgery - a method of improving the shape of the lips, correcting congenital and acquired lip deformities and age-related changes with the help of modern plastic surgery at a low lip reduction surgery price.

What is Lip Reduction Surgery?

Modern lip thinning surgery,also known as lip reduction treatment, lip reduction surgery and lip reshaping surgery,is among the most popular methods of correcting the upper and lower lips to achieve a balanced relationship.If there are significant defects, then reconstructive lip reduction surgery is performed. The end goal is to enhance facial appearance by modifying the lips while maintaining their general function.

How Does Lip Reduction Surgery Work?

In most cases, lip reduction surgery or lip thinning surgery is performed on an outpatient basis. The doctor forms markings on the skin and creates a new lip design with the help of a small incision. Reducing the lip size requires eliminating deformed tissues.During the reconstructive intervention, one's tissues can be inserted - flaps, fat, etc. The wound is stitched using cosmetic sutures, which is generally removed on the 6-7th day after the lip reduction surgery. After the procedure, an ice pack is applied to the operated area for the first few hours, which helps prevent large oedema. Most of the time, incisions are made through the mucous membrane of the mouth, so they remain invisible after the surgery.

Indications for the Surgical Lip Correction

Lip thinning surgery is performed in the following main cases:
  • Due to the age-related changes when the lips shrink and sink. In such cases, additional plastic surgery of the frenum of the lips may be necessary.
  • Due to asymmetry in the lips, that is, the difference in volume and shape. In such instances, plastic surgery of the upper lip or lower lip is recommended.
  • Not very noticeable lip contour.
  • Inadequate volume of the lips.
  • Too much pronounced lower lip.
  • Issues with the Cupid arch.
  • Cysts, scars, papillomas.
  • Due to cleft lip or cleft palate.
  • Because of the presence of defects of a traumatic nature.

Contraindications to Surgical Lip Correction

Similar to any other surgical intervention, lip thinning surgery has its own set of contraindications. Some of them are related to aesthetics, while others are general. Here is the list of the most typical ones
  • The presence of skin diseases in the operating area.
  • Occurrence of infectious diseases or worsening of chronic diseases
  • Poor blood clotting.
  • Cancer
  • Appearance of cardiovascular diseases.
  • Problems in the endocrine system.
  • There is a small margin between the nose base and the border of the upper lip.
  • Low skin turgor
  • Age inappropriate for surgery (under 16 years).

How to Prepare for Lip Plastic Surgery?

  • Visit Dr Soni's Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Centre for Lip Reduction Surgery in Panipatto get treated by the best lip reduction surgeon.
  • During the consultation, you can discuss your wishes and possibilities related to lip reduction surgery. While consulting, you can tell them about your medical history, previous experiences, and answer a few questions from the doctor.
  • The doctor will let you know about the tests you need to take and what result you can expect from them.
  • You will also need to exclude any medication you take and quit smoking (if you smoke).
  • Lastly, the surgeon will take photos of your lip. Then he will recommend the best method of surgery lip reshaping surgery for you.

The cost of Lip Reduction Surgery in Haryana

The overall cost depends on the complexity of the intervention and the desired result. Aesthetic plastic surgery costs way less than complex reconstructive surgery. So stop searching for the lip reduction surgery cost in Panipat and contact Dr Soni's Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Centre straight away for lip thinning surgery at the best lip reduction surgery price. Being the best lip reduction surgeon, We will provide you with the most reasonable costing of the lip reduction surgery in Haryana as per your requirements.
Consult us today to know about the estimated cost of lip reduction surgery and other details relating to lip reduction treatment.


Lip reduction surgery can be done at the age of 18 or above.

Lip reduction surgery is a safe surgery. This surgery involves removing excessive tissues from the lower or upper lip to match the facial aesthetics of an individual. It is completed under the general or local anesthetic and takes a few hours.

In most cases, lip reduction surgery takes 30 to 90 minutes to complete, and the surgeon might administer the surgery under general anesthesia.

After successful lip reduction surgery, the surgeon closes the incision with stitches. However, these stitches fall off on their own within a few days or weeks.

Lip reduction surgery is a single-day procedure, and you can return to normal day-to-day activities within 6-7 days. Your sutures may get removed in 5 to 6 days, and the stitches inside the mouth may dissolve within the same period.

Some side effects of lip reduction surgery include swelling, redness, bruising, and pain. You might feel an allergy or infection due to the reaction to the injection of anesthesia used pre-surgery.

Finding the best surgeon is the most crucial aspect for anyone who requires surgery. It would help if you chose a surgeon who is board certified, and also don't hesitate to ask about their experience. Dr. Sanjay Soni is a leading board-certified plastic and cosmetic surgeon practicing in Panipat. He did his MBBS & MS from PGIMS, Rohtak, and has completed 1100+ successful surgeries till date.

In lip reduction surgery, the stitches are made inside the mouth, and no visible scars will be left after the surgery.

Lip reduction surgery is permanent as excessive fat is removed from the lips during the procedure, and the size reduces permanently. It is advised to avoid physical activities such as gym, sports, etc., for 1-2 weeks after the surgery.

Yes, you might feel some pain during lip size reduction surgery. Surgeons might give a small dose of anesthesia to patients who undergo lip reduction surgery to minimize pain.

The price of lip reduction surgery depends upon the desired results and intervention complexity. However, complex reconstructive surgery is costlier than aesthetic plastic surgery. The cost of lip size reduction surgery depends on factors such as:-

  • Secondary or primary surgery
  • Extent of surgery
  • Lower or upper lip

Book your appointment to know your exact estimate.

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