The lips are one of the most noticeable features of the face, but hereditary factors and the aging process leave some people unsatisfied with the appearance of theirs. Many patients desire cosmetic treatment known as lip augmentation or lip enhancement to restore shape and volume to the lips.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
To create fuller upper & lower lip
To reduce fine lines around the mouth
To lift corners of the mouth
To erase “smokers’ lines”
To enhance the shape and definition of the lips
To even out unbalanced lips
Lip filler is a naturally occurring hyaluronic acid gel. Our body naturally produces hyaluronic acid (HA) when you are young, which keeps the skin full, hydrated and elastic. Dermal fillers mimic the effects of HA. Fillers come in different densities to allow you to achieve different results and are fully reversible. Dermal filler is injected into the lips to create a fuller effect, and the lip borders to create definition.
Your doctor will inject micro droplets of filler into the lips to achieve restore shape and fullness The filler is combined with anesthetic it to alleviate any discomfort treatment. It should take approximately 30 minutes and the result are instant.
The shape and size of the lips can be enhanced either subtly or dramatically (over time) depending on the result the client desires. This treatment is also ideal for reducing lines and creases around the mouth area (including ‘smoker’s lines’).
The effects of dermal fillers are fairly instant and last from nine months onwards.
Everything is done to make any discomfort minimal and so we can offer a full local anesthetic to ensure there is no pain. The full dental block contains adrenalin, which also helps to prevent bruising by causing the blood vessels to constrict and reduce in size. You will feel a little numb for about 1-2 hours post procedure.
Swelling and redness are common initial side effects, and sometimes bruising, but such complaints are very temporary and should subside shortly after the procedure (within 48 hours). HA is naturally produced within the body and as such the risk of allergic reaction is very minimal. The HA fillers Nassif MedSpa use are non-permanent and can easily be reversed. We are always available by phone to speak to should you have any concerns or questions.
Take care around the filled area for the period immediately following your treatment. Avoid unnecessary touching/pressure for the first six hours.
Please note: Any injectable procedure will only be undertaken after your face to face consultation with one of our medical practitioners, during which a full assessment will be carried out and full list of cautions and contraindications discussed.