lip enhancement

Lip Enhancement

The lip enhancement is a very popular and non-invasive procedure used to plump and shape the lips for a fuller pout. With no recovery time and instant results, it is a comfortable procedure that will fit into any schedule.

To achieve the desired lip creating either a soft or luscious look, a range of dermal fillers which have different densities could be used for your treatment. All fillers used contain a local anaesthetic gel which minimises discomfort. The treatment results are immediate, and results can last up 15 months depending on the dermal filler injected.

lip fillers

Frequently Asked Questions

Fillers are administered via injection by Dr Shaikh Hyaluronic acid fillers are often used for lip augmentation by injection. Their volume enhancing properties usually last anywhere from 6 to 12 months depending on the type of filler that is being used and the amount that is injected.

Usually no more than 1 syringe of a hyaluronic acid filler is used for this at the first setting. If you have healed well and may need a slight touch up, Dr. Shaikh will decide if you need additional volume at a later clinic visit.
Lips generally do not last as long as other parts of the body. After 6-12 months, the biocompatible compound is usually naturally absorbed into the body.

Results are usually immediately visible. For injectables, your lips will be swollen at first and can usually persist for a few days up to a couple weeks. Bruising can also occur. Majority of the swelling and bruising usually improves after the first few days. 

The risks of lip augmentation are minimal, but they do exist. Infection, allergic reaction, and necrosis, although extremely rare, can happen. It is best to consult with your physician to make sure you receive the best treatment protocol and experience possible to help minimize such risks.

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