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Lip Injections

From left to right: Emily Ratajkowski, Dr. Suzanne Trott, Kim Kardashian

Thank you to Lesley McKenzie for including me in her Hollywood Reporter feature!
 
Scroll down to “Plastic Surgery Preferences for the Privileged” to see my comments on LA’s plastic surgery Stereotypes vs. Reality
 
(BTW: You may notice that New York’s perspective on LA is quite different than what I see in my Beverly Hills office every day.)
 
We also discuss which celebrity nose everyone is dying for and which celebrity butt—surprisingly—patients want to avoid.

Read the full feature HERE.

XO, LQ

Absolutely. There is such a severe stigma attached to getting lip injections with fillers like Restylane® and Juvederm™, and it’s just because the only ones everyone knows about are the bad ones. I personally have never had a patient come in asking me to make her lips look fake. The words I hear over and over again are: “Just the littlest bit, really, I don’t want anyone to know.” The truth is, most plastic surgeons and dermatologists are quite skilled at lip injections (and you probably have friends who are well aware of this and are not owning up). So you should not deprive yourself of having better, fuller, more youthful lips. Just be aware of the basics of lip aesthetics, and make sure your doctor is on the same page:

1)      Youthful lips are full only centrally, not all over. Compare this newborn baby’s lips to the Housewife’s:

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