Facial Plast Surg 2011; 27(6): 550-554
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1298780

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Lip Augmentation Utilizing Allogenic Acellular Dermal Graft

Carrie Brown1 , Deborah Watson1
  • 1Division of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, California
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Publication Date:
28 December 2011 (online)


There are many options available to increase the volume and enhance the contours of the lip, as well as the perioral region. This article outlines an easy application of an allogenic, acellular dermal graft into the lips for this purpose. This material is readily available, easy to use, biocompatible, and nonimmunogenic; it exhibits a natural look and feel, and it has a low rate of infection. Our experience with this material has provided excellent cosmetic outcomes.


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Carrie BrownM.D. 

Division of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego

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