Lip Augmentation is an ideal option for people who have naturally thin lips and want to enhance their lip’s shape, structure, and volume. It is an effective cosmetic procedure that utilizes lip fillers to make your lips attractive. In this way, you get defined, plumped, and fuller lips non-surgically.
Table of Contents
- 1 What are Lip Fillers?
- 2 Who is an Ideal Candidate for the Treatment?
- 3 Lip Augmentation Techniques
- 4 Lip Filler Treatment Results
- 5 What are the Benefits of Lip Fillers?
- 6 Side Effects of Lip Fillers
- 7 What is the cost of lip fillers?
- 8 Lip Augmentation FAQs
- 9 Request a Consultation
What are Lip Fillers?
Lip fillers or lip injections are a non-surgical technique to achieve Lip Augmentation. It involves injecting filler material into the lips, increasing their volume, and giving them a fuller appearance. Lip fillers contain collagen or hyaluronic acid that is administered into the lips with a needle. Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in the body; therefore, it is the most preferred choice for lip fillers. Such fillers are also known as “Hyaluronic Acid Fillers.” In addition to this, lip fillers can also reduce the appearance of thin lines around the lip area.
Who is an Ideal Candidate for the Treatment?
You are the right candidate for Lip Augmentation treatment if:
- You have asymmetrical or thin lips.
- There are fine lines or wrinkles around your mouth.
- You want to get fuller lips with more volume.
- You are physically and mentally healthy.
Lip Augmentation Techniques
Experts use different techniques to perform Lip Augmentation. The following two methods are used more commonly:
Hyaluronic Acid Lip Fillers
Hyaluronic acid fillers are the most popular and appropriate fillers used for Lip Augmentation. They improve the overall appearance of your lips by adding volume, shape, and structure. Several brands of HA-based lip fillers are available, including Juvederm, Restylane, and Perlane. These lip fillers offer quick and natural-looking results that are not permanent. The results of lip fillers can last for up to six months. Therefore, you will require maintenance injections to retain the volume of your lips.
Russian Lip Fillers
Russian lip fillers are an advanced technique used for Lip Augmentation. It is suitable for individuals who want to improve the shape of their lips without adding more volume. During the treatment, fillers are injected vertically into the center of the lips, accentuating the cupid’s bow and making it appear like a heart. Russian lip filler technique adds volume only to the center of the lips and not to the sides giving your lips a lifted appearance.
Fotona 4D Lip Augmentation
Fotona 4D is an advanced non-invasive technique that uses lasers for lip augmentation. It aims to tighten and volumize your lips while reducing wrinkles. Fotona 4D technology combines four different modes, including SmoothLiftin™, FRAC3, PIANO, and Superficial™. It allows you to get a highly personalized treatment according to your facial anatomy. Moreover, you will get natural-looking results soon after the treatment.
Lip Filler Treatment Results
The results of lip fillers are temporary and last from 8 to 12 months. However, it depends on the patient’s age and metabolism rate. The lip fillers do not last longer in younger patients due to their fast metabolism. Therefore, you need repeated treatments to maintain the results.
Lip Augmentation Before and After Treatment
What are the Benefits of Lip Fillers?
There are several advantages of lip fillers that are listed below:
- They are safe and approved by the FDA.
- As the results are temporary, they can be reversed by injecting an enzyme that dissolves the filler.
- You get fuller, youthful, and plump lips.
- Lip fillers also redefine the borders of your lips.
- You can also get rid of the wrinkles or smoker’s lines around the mouth.
Side Effects of Lip Fillers
Lip fillers are a safe procedure if performed by an expert dermatologist. However, there are some temporary side effects which include:
- Redness and tenderness
- Mild bruising
- Bumps or lumps
All of these side effects last for a few days and subside eventually.
What is the cost of lip fillers?
There is no fixed cost of lip fillers in Dubai because it depends on various factors such as:
The expertise of the doctor
The location of the clinic
The desired results of the patient
Therefore, the price will vary from patient to patient. At Euromed Clinic Center, the price of lip treatments starts from AED 1500. It would be best to consult our expert to know the exact cost.
Lip Augmentation FAQs
Are lip fillers painful?
No, lip injections are not painful. They are quick and easy, and you will feel minor, manageable discomfort while getting the injection. For patients with high sensitivity, numbing agents are applied to the lips before the treatment.
Is lip augmentation permanent?
Lip augmentation through fillers is not a permanent procedure but it offers long-lasting results. In most cases, the effects of lip fillers last for 8-12 months, but this duration may vary according to the candidate's age and metabolism. Lip fillers don't last as long in young people due to their active metabolism.
Request a Consultation
You can visit Euromed Clinic Center if you want to get lip augmentation treatments under the supervision of experts. We have a team of DHA-licensed dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons who specialize in performing lip filler treatments. You can book your initial consultation with our experts by filling in the form or calling us at our provided numbers. Once we receive your consultation request, our staff will contact you to book your appointment.
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