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Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift

, Volume 168, Issue 13–14, pp 361–366 | Cite as

Sustained attractiveness and natural youthful appearance by upper lip rejuvenation

Minimally invasive procedures to combat facial aging
  • Uwe Wollina
  • Alberto Goldman
review

Summary

Facial aging is a complex process individualized by interaction with exogenous and endogenous factors. The upper lip is one of the facial components by which facial attractiveness is defined. Upper lip aging is significantly influenced by maxillary bone and teeth. Aging of the cutaneous part can be aggravated by solar radiation and smoking. We provide a review about minimally invasive techniques for correction of aging signs of the upper lip with a tailored approach to patient’s characteristics. The treatment is based upon use of fillers, laser, and minor surgery.

Keywords

Upper lip Exogenous aging Endogenous aging Esthetic medicine Anatomy 

Nachhaltige Attraktivität und natürliches jugendliches Aussehen durch Oberlippenrejuvenation

Minimalinvasive Verfahren zur Korrektur der Gesichtsalterung

Zusammenfassung

Die Alterung des Gesichts ist ein komplexer Prozess, welcher durch die Wechselwirkung exogener und endogener Faktoren individuell geprägt wird. Die Oberlippe zählt zu den fazialen Komponenten, welche die Attraktivität des Gesichts definieren. Die Alterung der Oberlippe wird durch den Oberkieferknochen und die Zähne beeinflusst. Alterungsprozesse des kutanen Anteils können durch Sonnenbestrahlung und Rauchen aggraviert werden. Die Autoren stellen eine Übersicht zur den minimalinvasiven Verfahren der Korrektur altersbedingter Veränderungen der Oberlippe mit Individualisierung je nach Patientenmerkmalen vor. Die Technik basiert auf der Nutzung von Fillern, Lasern und kleineren chirurgischen Eingriffen.

Schlüsselwörter

Oberlippe Exogene Alterung Endogene Alterung Ästhetische Medizin Anatomie 

Notes

Conflict of interest

U. Wollina and A. Goldman declare that they have no competing interests.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and AllergologyAcademic Teaching Hospital Dresden-FriedrichstadtDresdenGermany
  2. 2.Clinica GoldmanPorto Alegre/RSBrazil

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