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Lip Procedures

Dr. Harris will answer all your questions about facial plastic surgery for African-Americans and people with skin of color, including rhinoplasty (nose job), facelift, eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), lasers, dermal fillers and all other types of facial plastic surgery.

Lip Procedures

Postby PrettyPrettyPrincess » Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:54 am

Hi Dr.Harris,
Can you please elaborate on the laser option for pigmented deposits on lips that you talked about in the discolored lip thread? I know lip skin is pretty delicate. Are lasers safe to use on such a sentitive area? Do you do this alot?
I'm asking because I have two tone lips and I'd love to laser off the
dark parts.

Thanks in advance for answering.


drharris wrote:
Derwin,

I frequently have patients complain of lip discoloration . . .so you are not alone. If there are pigmened deposits resulting in dark patches, laser treatments may be beneficial. I have a couple of patients who have complained of "too much pink" showing, who have benefited from lip reduction surgery.

I hope this helps and good luck,


Dr. Harris
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Postby drharris » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:19 pm

Hi PrettyPrettyPrincess,

I'm sorry . . .I cannont elaborate more on laser procedures to improve discolored lips. My experience in more with surgical lip reduction.

Take Care,

Dr. Harris
Monte O. Harris, MD
5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 612
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
301.951.9292
http://www.aestheticmodernism.com
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Postby mizzchewy » Mon Mar 23, 2009 12:57 pm

Does anyone have any input in this?
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