Lip Fillers Before And After
Aging naturally causes the lips to lose its definition or shape and become thinner. Apart from aging another reason applicable here is if you feel uncomfortable with the way your lips are from birth. And due to these inconsistencies with your lip, you may have to use make-up to disguise it, which can even bleed down the wrinkles and highlight the problem.
Your best bet here is to go for lip augmentation. And if you are thinking of undergoing any lip enhancement procedure (in this case lip fillers), you will need to know everything about the treatment as well as the benefits and any other important information related to it. This article highlights some important considerations regarding lip fillers. It touches the important things you need to know about lip fillers before and after.
Lip augmentation or enhancement is a non surgical cosmetic procedure that is done to give you fuller, and plump lips. The most commonly used treatment is injecting dermal fillers directly into the lip until the desired result is achieved. The procedure usually takes little time to carry out and the results are visible following the treatment. The number of injections the patient will receive depends on the result he or she wants and what the dermatologist decides after carrying out a full exam.
The entire lip enhancement procedure usually takes 30 or more minutes depending on the patient and medical practitioner. The best way to determine this will be to discuss with your dermatologist or book an appointment with one if you haven’t already to know how long the procedure will last and how many injections you will require.
Note that the lips are highly sensitive, meaning a local anesthetic has to be be applied (before the procedure commences) to make sure the lips are numb. Following the administration of the anesthetic the lip fillers are carefully injected into the affected region required to give the patient his or her desired result (a more natural and fuller lips).
What are the Benefits of Lip Fillers?
Note that the results and benefits of (lip fillers before and after) can vary from one individual to another. The below benefits are constant after a carefully done procedure:
A well-defined smile
Can turn the corners of your mouth upwards
It makes thinning lips look fuller
Make your lips look more youthful
How Much Does Lip Augmentation Cost?
The cost of undergoing lip enhancement varies and depends mainly on each patient’s requirements. After meeting with a professional you will be able to receive a full breakdown of the cost for the procedure.
What to Expect After Treatment and Recovery
After treatment, you may experience slight bruising, swelling and/or tenderness which can last for about 6-10 days. After which you will be left with more voluminous lips.
Interested to know more about lip enhancement in Santa Barbara? Wondering if you are an ideal candidate for the procedure? Schedule your plastic surgery consultation today! Call Dr. Sheffield at our Santa Barbara office (805) 318-3280.