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Smile Lipt (Mouth Corner Lift)

Unique method developed by Aone with 10 years effort.
Downturned mouth create angry or depressed look but when mouth is lifted it looks soft and gentle.
This unique mouth lifting method is called smile lipt
Watch video footage of smile lipt >
Anatomy of lips and mouth
1,2 muscle are mouth lifting muscle and 3 is depressing muscle
01.Zygomaticus major
02.Levator anguli oris
03.Depressor anguli oris
04.Levator labii inferioris
05.Zygomaticus minor
06.Rosirius
07.Platysma
08.Depressor labii inferioris
09.Mentalis

Anatomy of lips and mouth

Classificaiton of mouth corner
Local anesthetic is used for smile lipt
01.Elevated mouth corner : Smile lipt is not necessary.
02.Horizontal mouth corner : It is not necessary to have operation but it can have benefit from smile lipt.
03.Depressed mouth corner
04.Pointed mouth : Difficult type to operate
05.Short mouth : Mouth need to be elevated and extension
06.Sagged mouth corner by aging : Face lift and mouth corner lift need to be performed at the same time.
07.Wrinkled mouth corner : Face lift and mouth corner lift must be performed together. It will look worse only with mouth corner lift.
08.Asymmerical mouth corner : Sagged side need to be lifted more
  • Elevated mouth corner

  • Horizontal mouth corner

  • Depressed mouth corner

  • Pointed mouth

  • Short mouth

  • Sagged mouth corner by aging

  • Wrinkled mouth corner

  • Asymmerical mouth corner

Surgical method of smile lipt(Lip + Lift)

Physical and functional correction is needed for lifted mouth corner. First of all, dissection is made on skin on the mouth corner to relocate mouth corner. Then mouth depressor need to be partially cut to weaken pulling down power. Mouth depressor is stitched together with mouth elevator to correction function of muscle. Method of mouth lift is very similar with endoscopic forehead and brow lift. It is ineffective if mouth corner is lifted physically. Previous mouth corner lift was unsuccessful with this reason But this new method, smile lipt is weaken the mouth depressing muscle, and reinforcing mouth elevating muscle. This is core of smile lipt

Click here to see principle of forehead and brow lift >

After care

It is better to put duoderm on incision site to boost recovery process. Recovery of smile lipt is normally faster than other operation. If patient is not getting swell or bruise easily they can go back to normal life following day of operation

Before

Immediate after operation

After smile lipt skin looks little different but it doesn’t look like patient received operaton, it looks more like herpes. Stitch will be off from 5 to 7 days after operation. Patients are allowed to wear make-up. Like the other operations, surgery area looks little red but it is not serious. It can be hidden with make-up

Complication
01.Scar
02.under correction
03.Asymmetry

Surgical result

Horizontal mouth corne

Sagged mouth corner

Cowl type

Asymmetry

Short mouth corner

Mouth corner sagging caused by aging

Marionette line under mouth corner

Reconstruction

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