About a Lip Lift
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 surgery. Dr. Gordon Kaplan specializes in lip lift procedures for his patients at his NJ practice, The Kaplan Center for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.
Benefits of a Lip Lift Procedure
Some of the benefits of the lip lift procedure include:
- Better lip asymmetry
- Reduction of the space between the upper lip and the nose
- A fuller, more youthful upper lip contour
- A permanent result for lip enhancement
The result of the lip lift procedure for NJ patients includes a more full, youthful shape of the mouth and lips. The overall effect of the lip lift is a more esthetically pleasing mouth with an increased youthful appearance. Because lip lifts are minimally invasive, patient satisfaction rates are high with many showing results after three weeks.
Ideal Candidate for a Lip Lift
It was once thought that a lip lift was reserved for patients over 50. With advancements in technology, today’s techniques allow lip lifts to be performed on all adults concerned with visible signs of facial aging. The ideal candidate for this procedure will show these signs specifically around the mouth area. Additional factors of an ideal candidate for lip lift at Dr. Kaplan’s NJ practice include:
- A thin upper lip
- No upper tooth show when the lips are parted
"I would like to thank Kaplan center, and I would like to say nurse crystina is very good at her profession she did a great job!!! Hands down!! She made me feel really comfortable and she listened and did a beautiful job. I am 47 I had huge eye bags which was very noticeable and nurse crystina gave me restlyn eye filler and now my eye bags are gone and since I left the Kaplan center I have been getting plenty of compliments so I am very happy with her easthetic skills and I would most definitely recommend her. Thanks nurse crystina.😊😊😊"- N.C. / Google / Sep 15, 2021
"Amazing staff! Always friendly and positive. Nurse Crystina does a phenomenal job on my lips, I always walk out obsessed!!! Will stay coming back!"- A.K. / Google / Sep 14, 2021
"I decided to give this office a try for my Botox as I have not been here before and it’s close to home. My experience was perfect! Nurse Crystina is so thorough and great at what she does, as well as being so sweet. I am happy to have found her, and looking forward to our future appointments. Every employee who I interacted with were also very kind and helpful. I highly recommend!"- R.S. / Google / Sep 08, 2021
"Very friendly staff. Dr. Gordon Kaplan is professional, kind, caring and knowledgeable. I have been his patient for seven years and have received Botox, fillers and thread treatments. I have always had amazing results. I continue to see him even though I moved three hours away from his office 4 years ago. It’s worth the trip, because I know I am in safe hands. I never thought that I would be comfortable having any surgical procedure on my face. However, I have so much confidence in Dr.Kaplan that I am having upper and lower eyelid blespharoplasty done in a couple of weeks. Thank you Dr.Kaplan and staff."- T.S. / Google / Sep 01, 2021
"Great staff, courteous, very nice and professional. Dr Kaplan is a wonderful, board-certified doctor who is all about enhancing your natural beauty and works with you so you feel comfortable. I highly recommend Dr Kaplan and his staff!"- I.T. / Facebook / Sep 01, 2021
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. In most cases, patients will be able to continue daily life without any noticeable signs of the procedure.
- 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 The American Board of Plastic Surgery certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Gordon Kaplan, by calling his office.
Lip Lift at The Kaplan Center in NY and NJ
We are available to answer any questions or concerns you may have about the Lip Lift treatment. As a premier cosmetic surgery and aesthetic treatment facility in New York and New Jersey, we are well-prepared to serve your Lip Lift needs. To learn more about a Lip Lift treatment with The Kaplan Center or to request a consultation at our New York City or Edgewater, please call our office or Contact Us to discuss your options.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $7,000 - $9,000
- Recovery Time
- 3 – 5 Days
- Average Procedure Time
- 1 – 2 Hours