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PSTM 2018 Abstract Supplement

Abstract: Experience of 9000 Cases on Lip Reduction Surgery in Thailand

Jittilaongwong, Pusit MD

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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open: August 2018 - Volume 6 - Issue 8S - p 107
doi: 10.1097/01.GOX.0000546963.10129.87
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The purpose of this report is to present my personal experiences over the last 8 years in lip reduction surgery.

A method of evaluating the results of lip reduction surgery was performed on 9000 consecutive patients from 1 January 2010 to 30 April 2018 at Punisa Clinic lip surgery clinic. Patients who have undergone a lip reduction surgery by Dr. Pusit technique, “Seagull wing incision” can expect more desired shape & size of their lips and even an improved smile, abnormality. Results of my patients included 6743 cases underwent upper lip surgery, 361 cases for lower lip surgery and 1896 cases for both upper-lower lip surgery. Patients who underwent lip reduction surgery reported an overall of high satisfaction rate with their surgical outcome. In conclusion, Lip reduction surgery tend to be more popular in Asian countries from past until now.

Lip surgery can improve patients lip shape, size and smile.

The minor complication were reported with asymmetry, scarring (Keloid) and lip tightness.

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