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Top 3 Reasons Some People Need a Lip Reduction

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We all know that old saying, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” However, when it comes to their lips, some people feel self-conscious about how they look, which can impact their self-esteem. For example, some people have lips that are disproportionately large or plump, which can create an unbalanced appearance.

Reasons to Undergo a Lip Reduction

While lip augmentation has been a popular procedure in recent years, not everyone desires fuller lips. Instead, some people seek lip reduction to achieve a more balanced and natural appearance. However, there are other reasons to undergo this procedure. The three reasons shared in this article are the primary influences leading people to reduce the size of their pout.

Disproportionate Lips

Many people are born with lips that are disproportionately huge compared to the rest of their facial features. This disproportionality can create an unbalanced impression and cause people to feel self-conscious. Lip reduction surgery can reduce the size of the lips, giving them a more proportionate appearance.

Difficulty Speaking or Eating

In some cases, overly large lips can make speaking or eating complicated. When the lips are too large, they can interfere with the mouth’s natural movements, making it challenging to form words or eat certain foods. Lip reduction surgery can help alleviate these issues and improve quality of life.

Aesthetic Preferences

While full lips have been in vogue for several years, only some people desire this look. Some people feel their lips are too plump and want a more subtle appearance. Lip reduction surgery makes the lips smaller, more balanced and more modest-looking.

Consult an Experienced Plastic Surgeon if You Think You Need a Lip Reduction

If you are considering lip reduction surgery, consult a qualified and experienced facial plastic surgeon like Maurice M. Khosh, MD, FACS, to ensure a successful outcome. He is a renowned facial plastic surgeon in New York City who has helped countless patients achieve their desired appearance.

Furthermore, Dr. Khosh is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon with over 20 years of experience in the field. He is an expert in facial rejuvenation, reconstruction and facial plastic surgeries, including lip reduction. To learn more about this procedure or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Khosh, contact his office today.

Posted on behalf of Maurice M. Khosh, MD, FACS

Maurice M. Khosh, MD, FACS
580 Park Avenue Suite 1BE,
New York, NY 10065
(212) 339-9988

What Dr. Khosh's Patients Say


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Meredith G.
Saw Dr. Khosh for a fractured nose. He reset my nose beautifully (and with little discomfort to me) and then discussed some of my sinus issues with me upon my follow up visit. Never felt like he was rushing me out and felt very confident in his abilities. I would highly recommend to anyone needing plastic or reconstructive options!
Jackie C.
Great front office, really good experience after what was a terrible accident. I was made to feel comfortable. Dr. Khosh is very good at what he does. I'm still healing but I'm confident of the results
Kaitlin M.
Dr. Khosh takes exceptional care of his patients. He has operated on me twice, each time making me feel extremely comfortable and satisfied with the results. His staff is also very kind and knowledgeable.
Diana G.
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Joann M.
After visiting and being evaluated by several doctors, I kept going back to Dr. Khosh. His tranquil spirit and professionalism were captivating. Thank you for a job well done and keeping me calm throughout the entire process. A special thanks to your staff Susan and Christine for all of their support as well. Hi highly recommend Dr. Khosh.
Leah G.
Upon hearing of the overwhelmingly positive experience a friend of mine had in choosing Dr. Khosh as her surgeon, I decided to make an appointment for my own septoplasty/rhinoplasty/turbinate reduction. Although I was slightly skeptical as the praise I had heard seemed a bit hyperbolic, all uncertainty dissipated after meeting the Doctor and his staff. My pre- and post-operative experience was excellent in terms of concerns adequately addressed prior to the surgery and mitigation of any bruising in the convalescent period. Despite my apparent predisposition to rather slower healing, a year after the surgery, my nose looks really pretty and my breathing entirely unobstructed! I highly recommend Dr. Khosh!
Courtney G.
AMAZING!!!!!! I had Dr Khosh perform lipo on my chin/neck and my result is unbelievable! Better than I could have expected! I met with a couple of surgeons and the second I met with Dr Khosh I knew he was the one I was going with. He was compassionate and explained every detail of what would take place during the surgery and what to expect during recovery. I even emailed a few times during recovery with various questions and he got right back to me asap which was really comforting! I honestly fully recommend Dr Khosh, he did an amazing job and is an amazing person.
Frieda S.
i can finally breathe!! Dr. Khosh made the entire experience a breeze, it was truly a pleasure to be under his care. I am forever thankful and highly recommend him. Not only does his work speak for himself, but he has excellent bedside manner. His kindness and patience is above and beyond. He takes the time to answer to every question you have to help you understand the process while at the same time making you feel so comfortable. From the first consultation i knew i was in good hands. I am so pleased with the result and forever thankful.
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