What is lip augmentation?
Beautiful, full lips are all the rage today in a pop-culture world where thinner ones just don’t make quite the same impression. For patients in Pacific Northwest who have this kind of dilemma, Dr. Roy Semlacher recommends a lip augmentation procedure to plump up the lips and make them fuller in no time. A lip augmentation is a cosmetic procedure that involves the use of injectable dermal fillers to increase the volume of the lips to make them more shapely. Consequently, this may also improve the overall appearance of the lips by reducing wrinkles and fine lines around it.
Can everyone receive lip augmentation?
An ideal candidate for lip augmentation should be healthy overall. Certain conditions like diabetes, cold sores, lupus, blood clotting issues, or any form of scarring on the lips can disqualify the patient for this procedure.
What are the methods used in lip augmentation? In general, lip augmentation can be performed either by the injection of dermal fillers, or with the use of implants and other types of surgery specifically used for enhancement.
Injectable options for lip augmentation includes:
Lip implants or other augmentation techniques will require local anesthesia for the procedure, and could take up to two hours to complete, depending upon the final results that the patient wants to achieve. Options include: