Lip Enhancement or Lip
Augmentation refers to modifying the cosmetic appearance of the
lips to give them an aesthetically pleasing shape.
Your lips are one of the most important features
of your face and say so much about you. Scientists have
known for decades that lips which are naturally full with a
defined shape are considered sensual and attractive.
As time goes by, lips naturally lose their volume,
appearing thinner and less defined. Wrinkles and fine lines
can alter the smooth look of your lips further, and compromise
the shape of the vermillion borders and cupids bow. The
corners of the mouth may even turn down, giving a tired and aged
If you have always wished for fuller and softer
lips, then Lip Enhancement treatment with an advanced dermal filler
may be for you.
How does lip enhancement
- The lip edges can be treated to restore youthful contours and
redefine the borders of the lips this also helps prevent your
lipstick from seeping out into the skin - and leaves you with a
crisp, well-defined shape.
- Enhancing the lips themselves adds natural-looking volume and
balance to the body of the lips, producing a sensual and pronounced
pout - the most common enhancement our patients seek.
- Treatment to the fine lines and wrinkles, caused by pursing
your lips or smoking, gives a fresher and more youthful
- The trough between your lips and nose can also be enhanced to
improve lip contour and definition.
Your practitioner will apply an anaesthetic cream
prior to the procedure, for your comfort. The advanced dermal
filler also contains a local anaesthetic for added comfort and
is injected with a small, fine needle.
How long will the treatment
Your practitioner will
discuss your requirements with you at your consultation to ensure
your treatment is tailored to your desired outcome, but it
usually takes from 20 to 40 minutes.
Are there any side
It is common to have
some redness and swelling after Lip enhancement treatment, but this
usually resolves within a few days. Your practitioner will
arrange a follow-up appointment after a couple of weeks to ensure
you have achieved the best result.
When will I see the
The effect of Lip
Enhancement procedure is immediate, and as there is virtually no
recovery time, you can carry on with your normal routine after your