Cheiloplasty (Lip Surgery)

In Chicago

12-21 DAYS

Subtle enhancements or more significant reconstructions can profoundly transform the appearance and feel of your lips. We understand that beauty is diverse and personal, and everyone has their own perception of what's attractive. This is why we collaborate closely with you, offering a spectrum of options to fine-tune your lips' size, shape, and symmetry, elevating this pivotal facial feature. By enhancing your lips, you can enjoy a surge in self-confidence and a renewed appreciation for your reflection.

Cheiloplasty (Lip Surgery) in Chicago

Impressions Face + Body is your ideal destination for cheiloplasty in Chicago. With a patient-centered approach, our team collaborates closely with you to create a tailored treatment plan that aligns with your unique vision. With over two decades of experience in the field, Impressions is fully committed to your well-being throughout your cheiloplasty journey and brings natural-looking results for those seeking lip enhancements, reductions, or reconstruction.

What Is Cheiloplasty?

Cheiloplasty is a surgical transformation of the lips that addresses a range of cosmetic and functional lip concerns, ultimately improving their appearance and function.

Types of Cheiloplasty

Cheiloplasty refers to surgical procedures aimed at enhancing or reconstructing the lips. This can include lip reduction to decrease size, vermilion advancement to better define lip borders, corner lip lifts to elevate the corners of the mouth, cleft lip repair, and reconstructive procedures following injuries. Our specialists are well-equipped to guide you in determining the best type of cheiloplasty tailored to your unique needs.

Chicago’s Trusted Cheiloplasty Surgeon

Extensive experience in facial plastic surgery, led by renowned Dr. Steven Dayan, makes our Chicago clinic your ideal choice for cheiloplasty. We prioritize personalized patient care and offer cutting-edge techniques for safe and natural-looking results.


Dr. Steven Dayan

Are you looking for an exceptional plastic surgeon for your cheiloplasty? Dr. Dayan is your number one choice for several compelling reasons. With over 23 years of experience in transformative facial procedures, he possesses a profound understanding of the intricacies of facial aesthetics. Dr. Dayan’s commitment to achieving natural-looking results and his innovative approach prioritize the harmonious balance between inner vitality and external appearance.

Dr. Dayan ensures that patients have access to the latest techniques and treatments, keeping him at the forefront of aesthetic medicine and making him a trusted choice for lip surgery.

What to Expect for Your Lip Surgery

Tailored to your aesthetic needs and fit your circumstances, our team at Impressions is committed to bringing your vision to life.

Your Cheiloplasty Consultation

At Impressions Face + Body, we understand that your lips play a central role in defining your facial features. That’s why we collaborate closely with you to create a surgical treatment plan that aligns with your desires. Our initial consultation involves a thorough discussion of your aesthetic goals, a review of your medical history, and the development of a personalized plan. We recognize that each person’s aesthetic journey is unique, and our commitment is to respect and fulfill your vision for your lips and overall appearance.

How to Prepare for Your Cheiloplasty

Appropriate preparations for cheiloplasty are vital for the procedure’s overall success. Preoperative medical evaluations and adjustments may be necessary, as well as seizing smoking and avoiding alcohol in the days leading up to the procedure. Staying well hydrated is essential, and arrangements for a friend or family member to accompany you on your surgery day should be made for transportation. Our team of specialists will guide you through any necessary preparations and is happy to answer any questions and address any concerns you may have.

During Your Cheiloplasty Procedure

With years of experience and extensive expertise, the day of your cheiloplasty is a transformative experience. Before the outpatient procedure, an anesthetic is administered to ensure your comfort and eliminate any pain. The surgery is a precise and customized process, focusing on your unique concerns with minimal disruption. Typically, cheiloplasty takes about an hour to complete. This efficient and personalized approach is designed to provide you with the results you desire.

Cheiloplasty Aftercare & Recovery Timeline

Recovery from cheiloplasty is a personal journey, and our primary goal is your comfort and well-being. We'll provide attentive post-operative monitoring, along with thorough guidance on lip care, potential complications, medication management, and scheduling follow-up appointments.

In the initial 24-48 hours, it's common to experience some swelling. Icing and keeping your head elevated can help alleviate this. We'll also guide you on medications to manage any discomfort or prevent potential infections. It's crucial to initially limit certain activities and facial movements to ensure optimal healing.

Remember, everyone's healing process is different. While many patients return to their daily routines within a few days, your recovery might differ. Regardless of the timeline, our committed team will be by your side, supporting you at every stage.

Am I a Good Candidate for Cheiloplasty?

Cheiloplasty is suitable for those seeking lip enhancement, reduction, or reconstruction. Good candidates have realistic expectations about transformations in size and symmetry of the lips and are generally in good overall health.

Cheiloplasty Benefits

Enhanced lip size, shape, symmetry, and correction of congenital defects or trauma are just some of the benefits of cheiloplasty. Personalized lip rejuvenation can boost your confidence, self-esteem, and appreciation of your inherent beauty. Cheiloplasty provides natural-looking results and restores facial harmony.

Cheiloplasty Risks

Any surgical procedure carries certain risks, including slight scarring, adverse reactions to anesthesia, or unsatisfactory results. For example, cheiloplasty surgery, such as cleft lip and cleft palate repair, may cause complications, including damage to deeper structures (nerves, blood vessels), infection, and poor healing.

While uncommon, it’s important to consider the risks. Choosing a team of specialists with extensive expertise in cheiloplasty can greatly reduce any surgical complications. At Impressions, we provide you with full transparency before undergoing any procedure, and our 50,000 satisfied patients are a testimony to our excellence.

How much does cheiloplasty (lip surgery) cost in Chicago?
Please schedule a consultation with our friendly team to obtain an accurate estimate of cheiloplasty costs. Our specialists will determine the best treatment strategy suited to your aesthetic goals and provide a detailed outline of associated costs.
How painful is cheiloplasty?
During the procedure, administered anesthesia reduces discomfort, ensuring a pain-free surgical procedure. However, cheiloplasty, like many surgical procedures, involves some discomfort and swelling post-procedure. The pain level can vary between individuals but is typically manageable with pain medication our dedicated team prescribes. Most individuals find the discomfort temporary and improve within a few days.
How long do cheiloplasty results last?
Generally, cheiloplasty results can be long-lasting, often for several years or more. However, factors like aging, lifestyle, and sun exposure can influence the longevity of the results. To maintain the results, some individuals opt for touch-up procedures. At Impressions Face + Body, you will receive a personalized maintenance plan.
What procedures pair well with a cheiloplasty?
Our team at Impressions is committed to providing you with an aesthetic treatment plan that allows you to uniquely express your innate beauty. Rhinoplasty (nose surgery) and blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) can complement cheiloplasty by crafting harmonious facial features.
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