Dallas Plastic Surgery
Dr. Adams has vast expertise and knowledge
in lip augmentation and has been asked to evaluate several new procedures in the
Patients of all
ages may desire improvement in the fullness or bulk of the vermilion (the red
part of the lip). Several
techniques are available to reproduce fullness of the lips.
These include augmentation (Alloderm and Softform/UltraSoft) and fat
injections. Each patient must be
evaluated on an individual bases to determine which technique will work best for
their desired results.
As we age, the
distance between the base of the nose and the pigmented portion of the lip
increases, causing a thinning appearance. This
can often be corrected through a procedure know as a lift.
Aging lips also have deep vertical lines or “lipstick lines.”
These lines can be corrected through the use of injectable collagen or
Lip Highlight/ definition
desire increased definition of the vermilion border (red pigmented portion) of
the lip. This definition is usually
accomplished using collagen injections or several new products currently under
What happens during the first
initial consultation, Dr. Adams will discuss what you would like to change about
your lips. After Dr. Adams examines
your lips, you will both decide on the technique that best suits your needs.
At the end of your consultation, our professional photographers will take pictures of your lips. These
photographs are used to plan your procedure and will remain confidential in your
Where is the surgery done?
performs all lip procedures at his office, unless they are done with another associated
procedure that requires the outpatient surgery center.
What can I expect after surgery?
Your lips will be sore and swollen for the next 1-2 weeks.
How many visits after surgery?
You will need to
return in 7 days following surgery. Dr.
Adams will then do routine follow up visits at 2 weeks, 6weeks, and 6 months
after your surgery.
Other often asked
Am I a good candidate?
The answer to
this question can only be answered by Dr. Adams after careful review of your
complete health history and a thorough consultation.
does the surgery cost?
The cost of
surgery is determined by the technique and procedure you have chosen.
On the day of your consultation, Dr. Adams' assistant will give
you a quote on the procedure you have selected.
How do I pay for surgery?
At least 2 weeks
prior to your surgery, your fee must be paid in full. For
your convenience, we accept checks, money orders, cash and all major credit
What medications should I avoid?
You should avoid
or be off all
or over the counter weight medications. The only homeopathic medications are
those recommended by Dr. Adams. It is especially important to be off St.
John's Wort and Ginseng, which can cause adverse effects during anesthesia.
Please stop taking all aspirin-like products, Advil, and ibuprofen as these
medications can cause bleeding problems. Please tell Dr. Adams what medications
you are taking (prescription or non-prescription) to ensure the safety of any
For further questions or to schedule a consultation call 214-965-9885 or email Dr. Adams. Dallas plastic surgeon offers plastic surgery procedures - forehead lift, browlift, breast augmentation using saline breast implants, silicone breast implants, cohesive gel breast implants, Gummy-bear breast implants, liposuction, rhinoplasty and more to Dallas, Ft. Worth, Austin, Houston and surrounding areas.