Lip filling involves the procedure of delivering the desired form and volume to the lips in the case of volume loss, which can be sometimes congenital and sometimes aging-related, and in the case of tissue loss as a result of an accident Patients with structurally thin lips desire to have natural looking full-bodied lips. The desired form is delivered to the lips by injecting fillers into the lips.
The material used for filling is hyaluronic acid, which is naturally found in our body and decreases over time. Hyaluronic acid can be used in many areas on your face that have lost volume. Hyaluronic acid, which also gives moisture to the skin, is the first choice for lip fillers since it is not an artificial material.
Before the procedure, an anesthetic cream is applied to the lips of the patient, which will be numbed in a few minutes. As the needles used in the procedure are very fine, the procedure is completed in a painless manner with the expertise of the physician.
Before the procedure, an anesthetic cream is applied to the lips; when the cream shows its effect in a few minutes, the patient will feel much less pain. After the physician has decided on the application areas of the lips according to the wishes of the patient, s/he starts the procedure with a fine needle. The procedure takes only a few minutes.
Lip filling should be applied by specialists. Lip fillers should be applied by a plastic surgeon, a dermatologist or a medical aesthetician.
The anesthetic cream shows effect within half an hour after application. The lip filling procedure is completed in a minimum of 15 minutes and a maximum of 30 minutes in line with the lip volume and shape the patient desires to have.
It enables patients to have the lips with desired volume and shape. It also moisturizes the lips so much younger and healthier lips are achieved. It provides self-confidence to patients by solving the problems associated with thin and asymmetrical lips. Lip filling is a method that provides the desired volume on the lips without compromising the health of the patient.
Although this varies from person to person, its effects last for about 6 months to 1 year.
Lip filling has no side effects. The filler used is hyaluronic acid, which is the moisturizing agent of the body, so it has no side effects.
After lip filling application, the patient may only have mild swelling and rarely bruising due to injection. Generally, after having a lip filling application, patients can resume their normal activities with lips they've desired as soon as they leave the doctor's office.
Lip filler is not applied to patients who are treated for a skin disease in the lip region, patients with herpes or inflammation for any reason on the lip at the time of the procedure.
After lip filling application, swelling may rarely occur due to injections and lip structure. With the advice of the physician, swelling subsides rapidly with cold compression and creams applied externally, and the lip reaches the form given by the doctor.
A lip filling procedure performed by a specialist using hyaluronic acid product of a reliable brand is a safe procedure.
Since lip filling is performed using hyaluronic acid and the amount injected will be completely absorbed by the body over time, it does not last for life. Although its persistence varies from patient to patient, it lasts for an average of 6 months to 1 year.
Lip filling does not result in an artificial appearance, if it is performed by a specialist at the appropriate dose. Although sometimes exaggerated demands of patients result in unnatural looking lips, this is personal preference. A specialist will advise the patient to opt for natural looking lips, and s/he will not diverge from delivering normal appearance to the lips while meeting the patient's expectations.