International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part D (2017)
Anthropometric measurement of lips in adults of MP India
Lips are important for facial expression, speech, smiling, eating and for aesthetic purpose. Anatomy and dimensions of orofacial structures are considered as useful criteria for surgeons undertaking repair and reconstruction of facial deformities. The aim of study was to obtain various data related to lip morphology. For this we took anthropometric measurement of lips of 152 individuals of M.P. region of India out of which 75 were females and 77 were males from different landmark around lip by digital verniar calliper. Results of study showed higher value of philtrum length and width in men than women. Vermilion height of lower lip was higher in both sexes. These data will be helpful in cosmetics purpose, lip reconstructive surgery like labiaplasty, lip enhancement surgeries & orthodontic treatment.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Raj Laxmi Sharma, Dr. Preeti Pancholi, Dr. SK Sharma, Dr. Anil Sastya. Anthropometric measurement of lips in adults of MP India. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(2):210-212.