Plumper lips are the striking feature in someone’s facial outlook. But it becomes a limitation for someone with naturally thin lips who always dream of having plumper lips. Factors like aging also result in lip thinning due to loss of lip volume in people who were previously having plumper lips.
Lip augmentation with lip filler is a non-surgical method of lip augmentation, is an office-based 10 minutes procedure with immediate results that gives plumper lips. Both upper and lower lip augmentation is being done with lip filler. According to the golden ratio theory, the ‘ideal’ bottom lip is supposed to be 1.618 times thicker than the top lip. And it has been seen the closer your lips to the golden number of 1:1.618 ratio, the more aesthetically pleasing they become.
Dr. Akangsha always takes care to analyze the requirement of the person and then inject accordingly. Sometimes in a few people, the mouth's angle is downward projecting; this leads to a sad look even on smiling. This has to be analyzed by your plastic surgeon who is experienced in cosmetic surgery to inject at an appropriate level to achieve full lip augmentation results.
The lip filler usually lasts ranging from one year to 1.5 years. The fillers in the lips usually last less than the fillers injected in the rest of the face due to active lip movement.
Pain is usually minimal, and a cold pack is applied pre-procedural that helps to manage pain during the procedure.
Usually, a patient is asked to have cold fomentation at home on the day after the procedure. There is some swelling initially that resolves in a day or two.
The effect of filler usually starts fading away from one year to 1.5 years. So filler needs to be repeated after that.
The permanent method of lip filling is lip fat grafting or dermal facial graft.
The lip filler is one of the most common non-surgical cosmetic procedures performed worldwide and does not require anesthesia. The cold pack, which is given pre-procedural, is usually sufficient to reduce pain.
Permanent fillers are silicon fillers and are usually not recommended due to the higher risk of lip necrosis and artificial looks.
When considering the lip filler, one should look for the doctor who is keen on giving natural results, not the lips' overfilling. And while repeating the lip filler, you should always consult the experienced plastic surgeon in cosmetic surgery.
Usually, younger persons considering lip augmentation to achieve finer results are not recommended for lip fat grafting or dermal facial graft. The fat grafting and dermal facial graft are reserved for older patients, especially undergoing facelift surgery.
Usually, the lip filler is the safe surgical procedure performed worldwide. Lip necrosis is a rare but devastating complication that can occur if inadvertently fillers enter the labial artery. But inexperienced hands taking all necessary precautions, lip filler is a safe procedure.