What is Lip shaping & Enhancement?

This is a non-surgical cosmetic procedure where the surgeon uses synthetic or biological products to safely enhance or augment the lips. The surgeon would use different products to achieve lip enhancement including Juvéderm, Restylane and other fillers , lip enhancement is usually common among models . This procedure generally takes about 30minutes after the lips are gently numbed by using lidocaine. The lips may appear to be swollen for about 3-5 days , it is best to plan ahead before a special date or event.

This procedure enhances the contour and fullness of lips for a younger, and healthier appearance.

As we age, our well plump looking lips tend to sag. The coloured portion of the lips thins out the arch of the upper lip(cupid's bow)flattens, this is usually noticed in women with naturally thin lips. Lip augmentation is appropriate for patient who wish to enhance the lips which the patient is born with, and those who wish to restore the lips due to aging.

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Enhancement of Lip Shaping! Why is it performed?

With this procedure there is a minimal possibility of an allergic reaction,as synthetic dermal fillers, are used which is extremely safe and have a very low incidence of an allergic reaction, the surgeon will brief you about the procedure during your consultation.

Synthetic dermal fillers that are extremely safe and have a very low incidence of allergic reaction. Dermal fillers are substances which are injected, under the skin, to make the skin firmer and tighter, and to smoothen the wrinkles. There is however, a very small possibility of an allergic reaction, and this will be fully explained to you during the consultation.

Lip shaping & Enhancement Procedure

The lip enhancement procedure takes up to 30 minutes, this depends on the number of areas being treated and it is done under local aesthetic, once this is administered, the dermal filler is injected into the lips to plump them out. This is an elective procedure and is used to better the performance of lip enhancement.

Recovery time frame and suggestions

You would experience,some pain and swelling after the procedure,which is common and would last for a few days, in rare cases, the swelling and redness can persist for about two weeks.

Results: Lip shaping & Enhancement?

Your lips will look a little bigger than usual , after the procedure, this is because of the swelling and the filler. You will be able to make out the results in a few days after the swelling has subsided. The results would very from person to person. With the results of dermal fillers, this can last for up to year, usually dermal fillers are gradually broken down and absorbed by the body, so you lips eventually will return to normal.

There are also permanent, and semi-permanent dermal fillers which are available , which would produce long last results,with semi permanent fillers, or permanent fillers an allergy could arise, however there are safer products which will last between 12-18 months.