recognised as the facial feature that signify true beauty.
Our lips and our
smile are often the first thing we notice about people.
fullness, definition or a natural enhancement the perfect pout can be achieved
using dermal fillers.
can be achieved?
depends on what you want….so dermal fillers can:
• Add volume to the
body of lips
• Contour and define
the outline of the lips
• Enhance the cupids
Reduce peri oral (smokers lines) on the upper lip
you should know
aesthetic treatments, there are many myths surrounding lip enhancement which
understandably can make us cautious.
The most common
question I am asked in my clinic is related to the fear of ending up with a
“trout pout”. The main thing to note is that dermal fillers have moved on a lot
over recent years which make those dreaded outcomes a thing of the past.
are safe and effective and very versatile products. They contain hyalronic acid
which naturally occurs in the dermis of the skin. It is an essential part of
the collagen framework in our skin which gives skin volume and plumpness.
Unfortunately, as we age our skin loses HA which is a key event in the ageing
process which we try to prevent using dermal fillers to add or replace volume
where it has been lost.
In the past
dermal fillers contain less natural products and could be much semi-permanent
containing HA last approximately 6-9 months. They gradually get broken down
to expect post lip filler treatment
Lips have an
excellent blood supply so bruising is quite common. That said the blood vessels
and the needle are both small so the bruise will be too.
The bruising can
last approximately a week and will fade gradually with time.
Arnica is great
to help reduce the bruising, as is icing the lip before and after treatment.
Lips are very
sensitive so some degree of swelling is inevitable. Again, this will reduce
over time and can last 1-2 weeks.
You can massage
the area post treatment. This is useful if there are any little bumps. Try not
to touch the area excessively though.
Avoid saunas, steam
No make up for
at least 8 hours. Mineral makeup is best.
cream can help to reduce bruising.
If you have
worries or questions just pick up the phone and ask your practitioner.
Lip augmentation is a really popular and
effective treatment and the results speak for themselves