What is a Lip Flip?
A lip flip procedure can effectively provide fuller, plumper lips without any downtime that may be associated with more invasive treatment. At our Dallas, TX facility, Dr. Phillip Dauwe and his team offer this innovative treatment to help relax the upper lip to allow it to rest lower for a fuller appearance. With this nonsurgical approach, you can experience a more desirable pout and enhanced results. If you want to obtain plumper lips, a lip flip procedure at Phillip Dauwe, M.D. Plastic Surgery may be ideal for you. Contact us today to learn more and to schedule your initial consultation.
"Dr. Dauwe and his staff are like a dream team! I legit leave wanting to be friends with his staff they are all so adorable. Seriously though, any type of surgery is so scary and they make the experience so comfortable. I felt like he listened to what I wanted and was honest with what was going to be realistic with my body type. I was referred by Dr.Dauwe by a few of my clients and am so thankful I chose him to do my procedure. If you’re in the Dallas area I wouldn’t recommend anyone else. Truly grateful to have had such an amazing experience! Thank you Dr. Dauwe for everything!"- T.C. / Google / Apr 30, 2019
"I came to Dr. Dauwe for a breast lift and the experience has been amazing. I’m only 3 weeks post op but Dr. Dauwe did a great job with my lift and making everything look proportional and the down time was very minimal! He is very thorough in his work and it shows! I’ll be going back around 6 months for implants to be put in and I already know he’s going to do a great job. Not to mention his practice manager, Julie Garcia is such a delight to work with! She’s extremely personable and is so extremely helpful with all my questions I have (trust me it’s a lot). The staff is so friendly and kind I cannot imagine going anywhere else!"- M.M. / Google / Aug 29, 2023
"Dr Dauwe is amazing. He spends however much time you need for consult and does not make you feel rushed! He did amazing job on my surgery and his office staff is literally the best!!! They respond back quickly and are so nice from the front staff to the back! Definitely recommend!!!"- A.E. / Google / Aug 25, 2023
"I am now a little over 2 months post op after Dr. Dauwe performed a tummy tuck, breast lift and implant exchange for much smaller implants. I cannot say enough about how incredible my whole experience has been. Dr. Dauwe truly listened to what I was trying to achieve and my results are even better than I could have anticipated. He has given me so much more self confidence especially at 56 years old. He is such an amazing surgeon! He has an amazing staff too. Even the surgical center was the best I have encountered. I highly recommend Dr. Dauwe!!!"- K.K. / Google / Aug 22, 2023
"Kylie does an incredible job and makes you feel so relaxed while she is doing her facials derma planing and so much more. She is informative and tells you about the results. She’s also honest when she thinks you need something or if you don’t need some thing this I really appreciate. I love going there and getting facials with Kylie You cannot go wrong with her !!"- C.V. / Google / Aug 21, 2023
Am I a Candidate for a Lip Flip?
The best candidates for a lip flip can include anyone who wants to enhance the overall appearance of their smile and achieve a fuller look to their lips without plastic surgery. A lip flip can reduce the "over-expression" when some people smile which exposes too much teeth and gums. It can also give a fuller lip appearance when the mouth is closed and at rest. This makes it an ideal solution for people with a "gummy" smile, lips that curl under, or thin lips. During your consultation at Phillip Dauwe, M.D. Plastic Surgery, Dr. Dauwe and his team will examine you, review any relevant medical history, and listen to your aesthetic goals to ensure you're a great candidate for a quick, easy, and effective lip flip treatment.
What Can I Expect During a Lip Flip?
Performed within one of our spacious treatment rooms, the entire lip flip procedure takes about 30 minutes to complete. If necessary, a topical anesthetic can be administered to allow for a more comfortable treatment. Within the actual treatment process, a wrinkle relaxer will be carefully injected into the upper lip area. In some cases, a dermal filler may also be utilized to help enhance your pout. Typically, Dallas, TX patients will notice their full results about 7 – 10 days following their treatment. These results can last for multiple months, depending on what brand of injections was utilized, and touch-up appointments can be scheduled to help you maintain your treatment outcome.
Lip Flip FAQ
How long does a lip flip last?
Typically, the results of a lip flip will last for about 2 – 3 months. At our Dallas, TX facility, our team can talk with you about when you may want to return for follow-up appointments in order to maintain your results. We can also provide the necessary aftercare instructions to ensure your results last as long as possible.
Does a lip flip change the look of your smile?
A lip flip relaxes the top lip for a fuller appearance. This allows for a subtle and natural plump to the lip, including when you smile. However, it will not change or alter the natural shape of your lips.
What is the difference between a lip flip and a lip filler?
While a lip flip procedure uses a wrinkle relaxer to relax the upper lip, lip filler uses dermal filler to add plumpness to the lips. A lip flip is performed specifically on the upper lip, but lip filler can be utilized on both the upper and lower lips. During a thorough consultation, our team will let you know if you would better benefit from a lip flip or a lip filler treatment.
Plan Your Procedure
Plumper, Fuller Lips
If you want fuller, smoother lips, a lip flip procedure may be ideal for you. You can experience your desired results without the need for a major procedure. Learn more by contacting our Dallas, TX facility today to schedule a consultation.
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