Lip augmentation can help transform thin or saggy lips into fuller, plumper lips, as well as reduce fine lines around the mouth. There are several solutions that Dr. Craig utilizes to help enhance lips and reduce lip lines and wrinkles, and he will review these with you to help decide the best treatment for you.
Lips are often enhanced with lip injections. These injections are either a synthetic product, like hyaluronic acid, or the patients own fat. Juvederm is one of the most common collagen-enhancing fillers with hyaluronic acid, and you can expect the results to last up to 12 months.
If you opt for fat grafting to help enhance your lips you can expect longer-lasting results. However, this is a more invasive procedure that involves grafting fat from another area of your body and transferring it to your lips. This is commonly performed in combination with other procedures in the operation room.
Dr. Craig will walk you through your options to help you decide the best solution.
With dermal fillers the recovery is minimal. You may experience some bruising and swelling for up to 2 weeks, but you can resume most activities immediately. With fat grafting, your recovery will vary depending on your age and health. That said, swelling may last weeks, and you will likely want to wait at least 2-3 weeks to resume all activities.
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