Small injections of dermal filler (hyaluronic acid) that gives you more volume in the lips. This can also be used to smooth out lines around the lips.
Dermal fillers are medical devices that are made up of multiple different substances, most commonly Hyaluronic acid (HA) and Hydroxyapatite. They are used for adding volume to the face. Most people are familiar with; Lip fillers (any HA), Cheek Fillers, Marionette Lines and Nasolabial Folds (any HA or Hydroxyapatite).
This will be determined by the professional who sees you.
In general if your concern is related to loss of volume, such as thin lips, dropping face, saggy skin or deep folds, then it is likely that fillers will be the right treatment for you.
Juvaderm Volbella, Versa Lips, Belotero Balance.
This will depend on what product you use for you dermal fillers or lip filler treatment and how much filler is needed to achieve the results you want.
There is a full long list of potential side effects related to filler injections.
This will be explained to you during the consultation or you can also click on this link to see the full list.
The most common side effects are:
- Redness in the injection site
- Needle marks
- Product based lumps (these will go away within 2 weeks or with a gentle massage given by the injector)