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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 153-156

Use of a hyaluronic acid soft-tissue filler to correct congenital and post-traumatic lip asymmetry


1 Dr Kandhari’s Skin & Dental Clinic, New Delhi, India
2 Monash University, Clayton; Skin and Cancer Foundation Carlton, Victoria, Australia
3 Private Practice, Milan, Italy
4 Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, UK

Correspondence Address:
Eqram Rahman
Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics, Faculty of Medical Science, Postgraduate Medical School, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford CM1 1SQ
UK
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JCAS.JCAS_31_17

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Background: The use of hyaluronic acid soft-tissue fillers for enhancement of lip features is a popular and minimally invasive office-based procedure used worldwide due to its relative simplicity and favorable safety profile. Materials and Methods: Hyaluronic acid was used in illustrative cases to attempt correction of congenital and acquired lip asymmetries. Results: In the cases presented, accurate and cosmetically acceptable results were attained and maintained for the duration of the product life. Conclusions: Hyaluronic acid may be used successfully when lip asymmetry is evident and is a relatively simple nonsurgical alternative.


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