The injectable filler smoothes out the lines that go from the lip around the surrounding skin area. Lip filler can be used to highlight the lips and rejuvenate aging lips. Patients love lip augmentation because it accentuates the lips, creating beautiful, softer, and fuller lips. It has rapidly become one of the leading injectable filler non-surgical treatments. The motivation to have a lip filler treatment can vary by patient. Some patients have thin lips due to heredity; others feel that when they smile, too much of their gums show, as their upper lip curls under.
Some patients may notice a loss of fullness with age or the appearance of fine lines as time goes on. Various lifestyle patterns, such as alcohol use and smoking, can also contribute to decreased lip fullness and wrinkling. Many patients also choose lip plumping because it will correct some visual asymmetries in the lips. For most patients, lip augmentation gives very rewarding and natural results and provides a more pleasing, noticeable smile.
Depending on each patient’s individual aesthetic and needs, our doctors will help you choose which dermal filler is best for your lip plumping. All the of the lip filler available today for Lip Augmentation contains Lidocaine. Lidocaine is a freezing agent that makes the experience quick and comfortable for the patient. After the injection, the results are instantly visible. Some patients will have some minor swelling, but patients can expect the majority of this swelling to occur in the first 24 hours. After this peak, the swelling will subside and the results will settle in the days following. Many patients resume their normal activities on the same day and find the recovery simple and easy.