Having full, plump lips is often considered a sign of good health, beauty Lip enhancement and youth. Whether you were born with thin lips or your lips are thinning due to the natural ageing process, there are many ways to enhance them. Lip enhancement using natural or synthetic fillers (usually Hyaluronic Acid Fillers) can keep your lips plump for up to around six months at a time. Lip implants and other surgical procedures can also be performed for a more permanent solution, although these obviously will involve more pain and it will be a longer procedure. Other options include lip lifts, vermilion (lip) advancement and permanent make-up. Every year, thousands of people undergo successful lip enhancement and are pleased with the results.
WHEN SHOULD I CONSIDER LIP ENHANCEMENTS
You have thin lips and have always wanted to have a fuller look. You are conscious that your lips tend to disappear if you smile. The ageing process has seen your lips reduce and become thinner over time. You feel self-conscious and are not comfortable with the way you lookIt is possible that having fuller lips could help to create a balance in your facial features.
BENEFITS OF HYALURONIC ACID FILLERS
Once injected the gel in the filler supports and shapes the tissues of the lips. The benefits of using hyaluronic acid fillers over standard fillers include:
The doctor will have complete control over lip volume since the amount of substance injected can be correctly applied, so the doctor has better control over how much lip volume is created. What does this mean? It means that you will not end up with uneven lips but a perfect look you are seeking. Since the injections are given in stages, the doctor can maintain a controlled pace for the treatment. The benefit of this graduating of the procedure means that you can monitor the improvements and come back for only the amount of treatments necessary to achieve the desired results. Simply just give enough time in between your treatments to allow for your skin to heal and that’s it. Compared to a lot of other dermal fillers, there is often much less bruising and swelling. This is ideal if you’re looking to go back to work or you have personal affairs to tend to. The results are reasonably long-lasting, but not permanent (usually up to six months). Because hyaluronic acid fillers are made from substances similar to those found in the body, it is very unlikely that an allergic reaction will occur. Just make sure you make known to your doctor of any allergies to ensure your safety is always put first
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING THE PROCEDURE
Injectable lip enhancement techniques are often quick and relatively painless. One of the few exceptions is if you opt for Fat injection treatments. Why is this? Its because your doctor will also need to carry out a liposuction procedure to remove a small amount of fat from another part of your body to be used accordingly for your enhancement.
Before the injections, a topical or local numbing agent may be applied to ease the amount of pain and discomfort. Sometimes injections can be given before the treatment to completely numb the pain.
IS LIP AUGMENTATION RIGHT FOR YOU?
Why do you need to change the look of yours? Please note, it is our recommendation that you should never undergo this procedure unless you truly want to alter the way you look. Make sure you are doing it for the right reasons, and that you are realistic about why you’re doing it and the outcome.
The treatment can be used to repair scarring, stretch miles, fine lines and wrinkles, pockmarks caused by acne, help pigmentation, it Improves the skin texture and can reduce large pores.
Your doctor can discuss with you the pros and cons of your lip enhancement options and help you decide which technique or product will be the best for you.
Before undergoing lip augmentation you will need to be in good health. Please note, if you suffer from any of the following, this form of treatment may not be an option for you…
An infection such as oral herpesDiabetesLupusBlood-clotting problems
If you have ever had a cold sore (oral herpes) any time in the past, you ALWAYS tell your doctor before undergoing the procedure. If you have any known allergies or are allergic to lidocaine, ALWAYS tell your doctor before undergoing the procedure.
Do you take any herbal tablets, over the counter medication, or prescriptions from your doctor. If the answer is yes to any of these then make sure you tell your doctor before any treatments start.