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Lip Lift in Charlotte, NC

Just like the rest of the face, the lips can begin to droop and sag with age. Fortunately, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Klein and board-eligible plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Kochuba offer the effective lip lift procedure to help patients correct these changes. At HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery, we offer lip lift surgery to the residents of Charlotte, Harrisburg and Salisbury, NC.

What is a Lip Lift?

A lip lift is a lip rejuvenation surgery that is performed either to address signs of aging in the lips or to enhance their overall appearance. For older patients, a lip lift can correct the drooping and sagging that develops with age. In these cases, the upper lip can be lifted to a more youthful position, rejuvenating the overall appearance. However, the lip lift can be suitable for younger patients, too. In these cases, patients may choose a lip lift to raise the upper lip, shortening the distance between the nose and the mouth and making the teeth more visible. In any case, the lip lift is an effective technique for achieving a variety of cosmetic goals.

Benefits of Lip Lift

Benefits of the lip lift treatment include:

  • Correct signs of aging in the lips
  • Raise the upper lip to a more youthful appearance
  • Reduce the space between the nose and mouth
  • Make the teeth more visible

Who is the Ideal Candidate for a Lip Lift?

The ideal candidate for a lip lift is a patient who is struggling with any of the cosmetic concerns listed above, and looking for a surgical solution that can produce longer-lasting results than injectable treatments. However, the best way to determine your candidacy for a lip lift is to schedule a consultation with Dr. David Klein or Dr. Andrew Kochuba. During this consultation, they can determine if the lip lift technique is the best solution for you.

What is the Lip Lift Procedure Like?

The lip lift procedure may be performed with local or general anesthesia. During a lip lift, incisions are made around the base of the nose, where any scarring will blend in with the natural contours of the face and result in a natural appearance. Through these incisions, the skin will be lifted and excess skin will be removed, pulling the lip to a higher position on the face. This procedure may take up to two hours to perform. 

What Can I Expect After the Lip Lift Procedure?

After your lip lift procedure, you can expect swelling, bruising and discomfort in and around the lips. You may have difficulty eating or speaking immediately following your treatment, and may need to adjust your diet accordingly. Typically, patients take about one week off of work and other activities to rest as much as possible. During this time, you’ll have to take special care to avoid foods and activities that may cause injury to the lips as they heal. On the day of your procedure, we’ll provide you with detailed aftercare instructions to help you successfully navigate the recovery process. Results will be visible immediately, but your final results may not be visible until swelling and related side effects completely subdue.

How Much Does a Lip Lift Cost in Charlotte, NC?

The cost of your lip lift will be determined based on the unique treatment plan you develop with Dr. David Klein and Dr. Andrew Kochuba during your initial consultation. As an elective cosmetic treatment, the lip lift surgery is not usually covered by insurance. However, we do everything possible to make this and other treatments affordable for our patients. Payments can be made via cash, check, major credit card and CareCredit® financing.

The lip lift procedure is a simple, yet effective solution for addressing signs of aging in the lips and enhancing the appearance of the mouth. If you are considering a lip lift at HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery, contact us today to schedule your consultation with Dr. David Klein and Dr. Andrew Kochuba. We welcome patients from Concord, Charlotte, Harrisburg and the nearby areas of North Carolina.

Patient Testimonials

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"I thought long and hard about calling for a consultation. I had never done anything like this before. The entire staff makes you feel like family and it was very welcoming. I had Botox around my eyes and forehead and some filler around my mouth. I am 61 years and…"
"HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery’s team is committed to exceptional patient care. Dr. Klein is an extraordinarily talented, caring and detailed plastic surgeon. He’s truly an artist in his field and always his patients best interest at heart.  – Anonymous"
"Dr. Klein & The HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery Staff, Thanks for the amazing life changing procedure. Your patience, kindness and humor helped put me at ease. I appreciate your expertise and skillfulness.  Thank You! - Shelli"
"I had a breast reduction done with Dr. Klein at Plastic Renaissance Surgery and I am SO happy with my results!! I loved Dr. Klein & his whole staff was always so kind and friendly! I am very pleased overall with the surgery and the results and I would recommend…"
"Dr. Klein is wonderful. He is so pleasant and caring and does wonderful work. Any cosmetic work I need will be done here. The entire staff treats you like family. They are all great. This is the place to go"
"Best surgeon ever. Caring and keeps you realistic in your expectations. He is a doctor not a salesman"
" I had extended abdominoplasty basically circumferential. Dr. Klein has been great, reassuring and very competent. Had a couple of setbacks the Dr. Klein solved immediately and professionally. I am extremely happy and highly recommend Dr.David Klein with HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery."
"I couldn't be more pleased with my Botox and Dermal filler. Tonya is the absolute best!! I don't usually do these reviews but I just had to give her kudos. If you are looking for the best look no further. Highly recommended!! And I'm a perfectionist and hard to completely…"
"Such wonderful, caring people in every area. I could not have asked for better care. Always there for me in every situation. Such a great experience!"
"Excellent! Have gone to Dr. Klein 3 times: face and eye lift, mini face lift and collagen injections. Dr. K calmed me immediately and I can honestly say, he is a prince among doctors! Had no apprehension whatsoever (my husband had to drag me through the door because of my…"
"I went in for breast augmentation, I was completely nervous considering I was self-conscious about my chest. My consultation went smoothly, they all had a way of making me feel very comfortable, they were all very welcoming, and understanding of my situation. As I was very excited to have my…"
"The most caring considerate, out of all my doctors and I do have lots of them he is the best. He is patient and will stay until all questions are taking care of."
"I have been to Dr. Klein for 3 different procedures, he is AWESOME!!! Great work, very professional and nice bedside manner, very honest... Also great staff!!! Anyone looking to have a procedure done, this is the man to see."
"It has been 2 years since my surgery and I am still very happy with my results. Thinking about scheduling my second surgery soon."
"I've had two surgeries with Dr. Klein I'm very happy with my results! And I'm going back for my 3rd this April great surgeon and really nice and caring staff ;)"
"Had my first surgery with Dr. Klein he was amazing. The staff is very friendly and always makes you feel welcome. I will highly recommend him if you have doubts go for it you won’t regret it."
"I have been so Happy with all the work Dr. Klein has performed on my Body. He is so sweet and really cares about making you feel better about yourself."
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