Frequently Asked Questions
WHO IS A CANDIDATE FOR LIP ENHANCEMENT?*
Men and women who desire to have fuller or more defined lips are all candidates for this procedure.
IS ANESTHESIA USED DURING LIP AUGMENTATION COSMETIC PROCEDURE?
Yes, your lips will be numbed so that you feel no or minimal discomfort. Usually, a topical anesthetic is used, as well as lidocaine, to numb the lips.
WHAT ARE FILLERS USED FOR DURING LIP ENHANCEMENT?
Lip augmentation using fillers is an elective procedure and is used to add volume to the lips.
WHAT DOES LIP AUGMENTATION FEEL LIKE?
The filler is injected into the lip and can be painful so anesthesia and pain medications are often used.
HOW LONG DOES THE LIP AUGMENTATION PROCEDURE LAST?
The lip augmentation procedure can last from five to thirty minutes, depending on the number of areas being treated.
HOW WILL MY LIPS FEEL AFTER LIP AUGMENTATION?
After the lip augmentation procedure, you may experience some pain and swelling. This usually lasts a few days and in rare cases, the swelling and redness can persist for up to two weeks.
WHEN WILL I SEE RESULTS?
Your lips will be bigger after the procedure because of the swelling and the filler. You will see the results of the filler alone in a few days after the swelling has subsided.
HOW LONG BEFORE I CAN RETURN TO MY NORMAL ACTIVITIES?
You can most likely return to your normal activities in a few days after the swelling subsides.
HOW LONG DO THE RESULTS LAST?
The temporary fillers in the lip last 3-6 months.
*Results can vary based on individual conditions.