Lip Surgery

  Lip Surgery The lips are the center of facial expression and reconstruction requires a thorough understanding of the anatomy.  The upper lip is in the shape of a bow, and has a central fullness known as the tubercle.  The depression above the center of the is known as the philtral dimple. Plastic surgeons are often consulted for lip reconstruction for post-ablative tumor resection and for trauma.  The reconstruction may consist of moving adjacent lip tissue and...

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