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Lip Augmentation - Know The Advantages Of It!

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Dr. Monisha Kapoor 85% (10 ratings)
MBBS, MS, MCH-Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Delhi  •  18 years experience
Lip Augmentation - Know The Advantages Of It!

Lip Augmentation is a cosmetic procedure for enhancing the lips shape and make them look fuller. The lips are injected with cosmetic fillers, which enhances the shape and make lips luscious. This beauty procedure is popular among many celebrities.

The most common type of cosmetic fillers is hyaluronic dermal fillers. With limited side effects and natural results, Lip Augmentation done with hyaluronic are much appreciated among various individuals. On the other hand, dermal fillers like collagens and fat injections have adverse effects, often resulting in swollen and puffy lips.

Lip Augmentation entails the simple procedure of using injections with dermal fillers. The injections are inserted on the lips and area around lips and injected
with dermal fillers safely.

Uses of Lip Augmentation Procedures

Lip Augmentation procedures resort to the patients having thin lips, or if the shape of the lips is disfigured since birth. The procedure corrects the shape, structure, and volume of lips by using dermal fillers.

Benefits of Lip Augmentation

Lip Augmentation gives a new look to the facial features. People who are not satisfied with their lip shapes can undergo Lip Augmentation procedure performed by expert cosmetic doctors. Some benefits of Lip Augmentation are:

● Better shape to the lips.
● If you have disfigured lips, you can get Lip Augmentation to correct the defect.
● The hyaluronic fillers help in the natural healing of the lips.
● You can take multiple session of fillers till your lips look as per your expectations.
● The effect lasts for six months. Hence, you can re-do the procedure as per your requirement with improved technology.

During the Procedure

The procedure of Lip Augmentation is fairly simple and straight. The fat injections are generally used for the procedure. However, the doctor may perform some liposuction around the areas of the lips to remove excess fat from the face. Before injecting dermal fillers, the doctors numb the area by using certain injections such as Nerve block injections so that you do not feel
any pain.

After numbing, doctors mark the areas to be injected. Very thin and fine needles are used for the procedure. These needles directly penetrate into the layers of the lips with exceptional care. After the procedure, the doctors will apply ice on the areas of the injection to ease the discomfort.

After Surgery

After the surgery, you should avoid using any cosmetic items like lipsticks and lip balms for two weeks. The healing time of Lip Augmentation procedure is approximately 3 weeks. However, changes are felt soon after the operation. If you want a natural look, you should wait for at least 15 days. Like any other cosmetic surgical procedure, Lip Augmentation has some side effects like bleeding after the procedure, swelling, and bruising around lips.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!
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