A lip lift can help improve visible signs of aging by enhancing the appearance of the upper lip. This procedure reduces the space between the bottom of your nose and the top of your lips. The lip lift is designed to shorten the upper lip, allowing patients to benefit from this procedure. Dr. Gordon Kaplan specializes in lip lift procedure for his patients in NJ.

Benefits of the lip lift procedure

Some of the benefits of the lip lift procedure include:

  • Lip asymmetry
  • Reduces the space between the upper lip and the nose
  • Creates a fuller, more youthful upper lip contour.
  • Provides a permanent means of lip augmentation and lip enhancement.


The result of the lip lift procedure for NJ patients includes a more youthful and pleasant shape to the mouth and lips. The overall effect of the lip lift is a more esthetically pleasing mouth with a youthful appearance. Dr. Gordon Kaplan’s patient satisfaction rate is very high for this procedure.

Ideal candidate for a lip lift

If you are concerned with visible signs of facial aging around the mouth area, then a lip lift may be right for you. Additional factors of an ideal candidate for lip lift procedure in NJ include:

  • A thin upper lip
  • No upper tooth show when the lips are parted


Lip lift surgery at The Kaplan Center can be performed in a variety of ways, and procedures can be customized to a patient’s specific needs. The lip lift procedure involves minor incisions either underneath the nostrils, above the upper lip line, or at the corner of the mouth. Lip lift options include the bullhorn lip lift, the gull-wing lip lift, and the corner lip lift.

  • In House Surgical Center
  • 1-hour duration
  • Post-Op return office visit the next day


Lip lift surgery is a straight-forward operation to make the lips younger and more attractive. It is a minimally invasive procedure with very little downtime. Rarely, a scar may be visible. Otherwise, there tends to be little risk involved with this procedure.


After your lip surgery, you may experience minimal bruising that is resolved in less than one week. Dr. Kaplan and his staff will advise you on the best recovery plan for you.

• Minimal discomfort
• Sutures removed in one week


Learn more about the lip lift procedure in NJ for improving visible signs of aging by enhancing the appearance of the upper lip. Schedule your no-obligation consultation with board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Gordon Kaplan by calling his office at (201) 948-5475.


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