What is it / how does it work
A dermal filler is a substance that mimics the body’s own Hyaluronic Acid (HA).
They are manmade and non-animal.
Lip augmentation adds shape and volume to the lip. Injecting dermal filler along
the lip border and into the body of the lip can achieve this.
What can it treat
Lip filler can provide volume & fullness to thin lips
Lip filler provides symmetry to uneven lips
Lip filler can give definition to the Cupid’s Bow & Vermilion Border
Lip filler can smooth lip lines around the mouth
How is it performed
Every effort is made to reduce any discomfort so a local topical anesthetic can
be applied prior to treatment as well as using products with local anesthetic
The dermal filler is then carefully injected to address your concerns
Patients are able to perform normal activities within minutes of the treatment.
Recommended aftercare advice:
Avoid hot drinks for 2 hours
Avoid touching the lips for 2-4 hours depending on initial swelling
Further swelling may develop 24 hours after treatment – apply cool pack to
Bruising and unevenness are common reactions to lip filler
When can I see results
Results are immediate
Results can last between 6-12 months dependant on the product used and individual
Brands used: Juvederm, Princess, Boletero, Teosyal, IBSA