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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 449-453
Lip designing: The need for a beautiful smile: An Indian perspective


Department of Dermatology, Cosmetic Surgery Institute, Santacruz (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Mohan Thomas
Department of Dermatology, Cosmetic Surgery Institute, Santacruz (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-9290.142526

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Background: Smile is the defining element of the face, its impact holding utmost importance in the perception of feelings. Lip is an integral part for a perfectly perceived smile. The aim of the present manuscript is to present an innovative approach to smile improvement by lip design in Indian context. Materials and Methods: Thirty-five patients who had undergone smile design (lip) in the institute were taken up for retrospective analysis. The technique of using fillers for lip augmentation was assessed, and the final result evaluated. Results: Demographic details are presented . We observed that the upliftment of the lips was more visible, and the fillers enhanced the volume resulting in an attractive smile. Conclusion: Smile reconstruction has been revolutionized by the new filler materials for volume augmentation of lips. We advocate this novel approach of lip design using fillers to generate a gorgeous smile.


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