Full and vivacious lips have always been recognized as aesthetically important features. Some of us, however, are born with thin, ill-defined lips. But the appearance of our lips is now within our control. During this procedure, a piece of tissue is borrowed from somewhere in your body and grafted into one or both lips. Lip augmentation is a popular cosmetic procedure It is performed to improve the appearance of the lips, by increasing their fullness.
Popular proceduresFat transfer: The plastic surgeon uses Liposuction or excision process to transfer fat from various places on the body. The patient’s fat is either injected or surgically placed into the lips. Injectable dermal fillers: It is the most common used method of Lip Augmentation. These fillers can be injected into your lips or around the mouth. Most commonly used fillers are Hyaluronic acid fillers. Hyaluronic acid fillers: These fillers can improve the appearance of your lips by adding shape, structure, and volume to them. The effect of the filler lasts for around six months. Commonly available fillers in the market are:
- Restylane, Restylane-L
- Perlane, Perlane-L
- Juvederm Ultra, Juvederm Ultra XC, Juvederm Ultra Plus
- Juvederm Ultra Plus XC.
Who is the right candidate?
- The person having realistic expectations
- The person in a good health
- The person who do not smoke
- Bleeding at the injected sites
- Swelling and redness in the area
- Bruising at the injected site
- Lip asymmetry
- Scarring and ulcerations