What Is Lip Augmentation?
Full lips are a hallmark of youth, beauty, and overall appeal. Lip size is largely an inherited trait with some born with full lips and others inheriting smaller, thinner lips. Unfortunately, everyone loses volume and definition of the lips as they age. Therefore, the lip augmentation procedures goal is to restore lost volume within the lips along with reducing wrinkles and providing plumper lip appearance.
The Benefits of Lip Augmentation
- Restored lost volume due to age;
- Thicker, fuller lips;
- Remove wrinkles around the lip area.
What is the process?
Lip augmentation is most commonly performed using a local or topical anesthetic depending on patient preference. A small needle is inserted directly into the lips and the filler material is placed in appropriate locations.
What is the recovery process like?
Lip augmentation patients can expect mild swelling or bruising associated with numbness. Recovery is generally 24-48 hours, most patients can resume their daily activities immediately after their lip augmentation.
How much does lip augmentation cost?
The cost varies depending on the patient’s goals.