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Lip correction in Kenya

Lips are a central part or our face. There is usually a golden rule, or ratio, that defines what we as humans find attractive:

Since da Vinci’s time, the golden ratio has been known and applied to describe the classic proportions of beautiful lips – relative to the rest of the face. The ideal ratio of the upper lip vertical height versus the lower lip is 1 : 1.6. Or roughly, 1/3 upper lip versus 2/3 lower lip.


While full, plump lips are sexy, sometimes patients find them too large or out of proportion. Since they are one of your most sensual and delicate facial features, their appearance is important for communication, and self-confidence. If you feel that your lips are too large, lip reduction surgery may be worth considering. Don’t trust them to just any plastic surgeon! Dr Stasch has advised many patients as to which procedure is best to make your lips as perfect as you wish them to be.


Dr Stasch offers personalized lip rejuvenation at his Clinic in Nairobi, Kenya: be it lip augmentation, a lip lift, lip reduction, or lip contouring, we offer an effective way to improve looks and restore confidence.

Lip Rejuvenation

Fuller lips can be achieved with dermal fillers. To rejuvenate thin, or empty lips, Dr Stasch uses hyaluronic acid fillers ahtat are perfectly combined to achieve a natural and smooth look – a more youthful, refreshed and attractive apperance. The procedure can be customized to your precise needs for a beautiful look. Find out more here about lip enhancement.

Lip Correction

A lip correction after trauma or tumors can be performed under local anesthetic or under general anesthetic – if it is a more complicted procedure. Dr Stasch is very experienced after almost 15 years in Plastic Surgery, to chose the ideal method to reconstruct your lips.

Lip Reduction / reduction cheiloplasty

Lip reduction surgery usually permanently reduces lip size. This procedure may be performed alone or in combination with other facial surgery procedures, and is usually perfomred under local anesthetic as an outpatient procedure at Dr Stasch’s Clinic.


Benefits of a Lip Reduction:

  • Removes excess tissue causing your lip dysbalance
  • Removes excess substances (e.g. old filler substance) that can cause lip deformity
  • Enhancing facial harmony: harmonizing the upper and lower lips
  • outpatient procedure
  • quick procedure: less than an hour
  • Very little downtime after the procedure – there will be some swelling and bruising for a few days only
  • No visible scarring since the sutures are on the inside of the lips

Lip Reduction Recovery:

Since it is being done under local anesthetic, you may go hom eimmediately after the procedure. You may feel that your lips feel slightly sore and swollen. Mild pain can be treated with Paracetamol, if necessary. Sometimes there will be mild bruising, which will recover after a few days. It is best to gargle and clean your mouth with common mouth wash products. Incisions are placed inside of the mouth – and because the wounds heal so quickly, they usually resolve after 3-4 days already.  The final results will be visible after 6 weeks – when all the swelling is completel resolved.

Lip Lift (Buffalo or Gull Wing lift)

For the aging lip, or an elongated upper lip, a lip lift can be done comfortably as are outpatient procedure – typically taking just an hour or less under local anesthetic at out Clinic, with a very short recovery process. The results will be both natural and long-lasting / permanent.

During a lip lift, the upper lip is raised upwards. This makes it look more balanced, and often it also enhances the red of the lip – which can at the same time filled with a dermal filler or fat transfer.  The upper lip shape and definition is enhanced greately. During a lip lift, the distance between nose and upper lip is shortened. Dr Stasch will chose the right technique to adapt your specific needs for more pleasing and attractive lips. Other names of the lip lift is bullhorn lift or upper lip lift. It is a procedure suitable for both men and women.

Lip Lift Kenya
Gull wing or Buffalo lift

Are you a good candidate for a lip lift?

A lip lift might be the right choice for you if you have the following:

Lip Lift Overview

In most cases, Dr Stasch performs the lip lifts in his clinic under local anesthesia. A small incision will be done just under the base of your nose, making sure scarring will be alsmost invisible. Asmall section of skin from the upper lip is removed, which is raised to expose a portion of the upper teeth and create a fuller red part to the lip.

Most lip lifts take less than an hour to complete. You will be able to head home immediately after your procedure, and take some Paracetamol for discomfort.

Lift Lip Recovery

The lip area is prone to swelling and sometimes bruising – which is normal and expected. You can use cool packs and Paracetamol for the first couple of days to keep for comfort.

Dr Stasch will see you regularly for dressing changes. The sutures usually come out after 5 days, when the scars will have almost healed already.

Angela Gathage
Angela Gathage
Dr. Tilman and his team are the best in Kenya! I had a breast reduction surgery and the results are beyond phenomenal! They took their time preparing me and walking me through the whole process from the moment I reached out and through my recovery period. Winnie, Michelle Vangline and Lavender have been very supportive, professional, friendly and compassionate. Dr. Tilman is a true artist! His work is absolute perfection!!! He really did exceed my expectations. I had an easy flawless recovery and the scars have healed beautifully. The results are stunning. If I were to do it all over again, Dr. Tilman would be and remains to be my 1st choice. Honestly, I couldn't be happier. The surgery changed my life. The back and shoulder pain disappeared alongside the constant headaches. Size truly does matter.Thank you for making me look and feel good! You're all are exceptional.
r nduku
r nduku
I did my breast reduction surgery in February after suffering gigantomastia for as far back as I could remember. After my extensive research I went for the very best Dr. Tilman Stasch. My journey was way better than I expected, from the first consultation, to the OP and even the post op care. I was handled by a team that I found very professional and caring. I am 3kgs lighter on my chest and the happiest version of me.
Mutheu Mathaeka
Mutheu Mathaeka
Exceptional services offered by a fantastic team. I highly recommend the clinic, very happy client and will definitely visit again.
Helga Hosseini Balaei
Helga Hosseini Balaei
Hi Dr, Tilman Stasch, für Ihre einfühlsame Betreuung von 2012 bis 2014 in Aachen Luisenhospital sende ich Ihnen alle Sterne. Bin gesund geblieben. Liebe Grüße 👍😍
Brenda Wangeci May
Brenda Wangeci May
Dr. Tilman is very professional and keen on the patient’s needs. The after care is 5 stars ⭐️. His work is perfection. No need to fly abroad for cosmetic surgery for those who are in Kenya/Africa. Very happy customer.
Lorna Achiro
Lorna Achiro
Gosh. What can I say? Except thank you,thank you, thank you.Dr Tillman and the team were awesome. They became my new family and it was sad to leave them after 3 weeks.Everybody was so helpful and attentive and this made healing so much faster.
Sayeeda Kasili
Sayeeda Kasili
I salute Dr. Tilman and his team for the wonderful personality and great work he's doing, to restore confidence and smile on our faces with his magic. I recommend him anytime!!! Happy Valentines all.
Nicole Olwande
Nicole Olwande
Dr. Tilman is excellent at his services. He has perfected his craft with his many years of experience. Hands down the best cosmetic and hand surgeon in town.
Sarah Keter
Sarah Keter
I had my ear keloid removed 3 years ago. I'm Very happy with the healed results. It's like it was never there. Thanks Dr Tilman Stasch.
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