Lip enhancement is the most common form of treatment to remove lines around the mouth, so-called smokers’ lines, as well as create fuller lips for a more sensuous smile.
Dermal fillers are used to fill out the lines around the mouth and produce a fuller lip. The results last between 4-6 months. The product will dissolve away naturally afterwards, leaving your lip the same as it was prior to the treatment. Results last longer the more treatments you have and we will design a treatment plan for you so you know what to expect.
A full recovery takes between 6 – 8 weeks, although normal activities can resume in as little as 5 – 10 days.
The procedure is usually performed under local anesthesia. After the perioral region and lips have been anesthetized, the filler is then injected into the body of the lip or the vermillion border. The patient will experience one to two weeks of variable swelling after which they can enjoy beautiful, full lips for years to come.