Lip Filler

Lip fillers are substances that can be injected into the lips to give them more volume. They usually contain hyaluronic acid, a skin-friendly ingredient that can either be found naturally in skin or it can be assembled by the body, and as such, is used as a filler. In the case of the lips,nhyaluronic acid is injected to the lips hips that way the lips are fuller and better shaped which in effect gives a person a younger and more attractive look.

Kinds of Lip Fillers

Hyaluronic Acid Fillers: are some of the safest and most widespread lip fillers; Juvederm and Restylane belong to that family. They are more popular due to having a more natural appearance and less chance of side effects. Furthermore, they are reversible, so neither discomfort, nor the need for repeated treatment should be the case.

Collagen Fillers: Times have changed, and collagen being one of the most used fillers is no longer in demand. This is because it can cause allergies, and there are already other better alternatives.
Fat Transfer: Involving a top-up of fat that is taken from elsewhere in the patient’s body and then injected into the lips. Although the effect is more of a long-term one, the process is more difficult and painful.

Permanent Silicone Implants: This method is for those people who want the most durable and least temporary one. It, however, has higher risks as well, as it may lead to other complications. Consequently, silicone implants are not in use thereby than temporary fillers. The Process Getting lip fillers is a relatively fast and easy process. The following steps are a must:

Consultation: Before the operation, you need to get professional advice on the aims of your lip enhancement and medical prescriptions. Moreover, questions and concerns should also be addressed during this period. Just before the procedure is to begin, the doctor will clear your lips and apply a topical anesthetic to decrease the discomfort. The process of injecting: while using a needle that is only a thin line, the doctor will inject the filler in certain parts of your lips. The steps generally will be over within approx.15-30 minutes.

During Recovery: After the injections, you may have some swelling and bruising after it, but this is usually not a big deal and it always goes away by the third day at the latest.Aftercare is so important to yield the best results. So here are some recommendations:

Avoid Touching Your Lips: It is suggested you should not touch or press any part of your lips, as well as no massaging which may result in the replacement of the filler, for at least 24 hours.

Stay Hydrated: Hyaluronic acid fillers can last longer if you are well-hydrated. Water intake also plays a significant role when it comes to the diet.

Avoid Strenuous Activity: The first day after the procedure will be the most important day to rest in order to bring the inflammation down.

Follow-Up Appointments: Book all visits that are interdisciplinary due to the doctor, for proper surgery outcomes.

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