Have you ever dreamed of having plump, full lips? At Advanced Liposuction Center we can help make that dream come true. Our cosmetic surgeons are experts in expanding and reshaping upper and lower lips to increase volume while creating a harmonious appearance with the surrounding facial features. There are two types of lip enhancement techniques:
Temporary Lip Enhancement—for this treatment an injectable dermal filler is used to plump the lips. This soft gel can improve lip contours, fill creases and wrinkles and help improve the appearance of scars. These fillers are safe and effective and can help restore a youthful appearance to the face but they do need to be repeated after a number of months to maintain the desired appearance.
Permanent Lip Implants
One of our most popular treatments is lip implants. We use Perma Facial Implant™, which is made in the U.S.A. This soft, solid silicone does not deflate, rupture or degrade over time. It is available in a variety of diameters and lengths to accommodate each patient’s unique facial characteristics and is tapered at both ends to conform easily to the natural lip. Although lip implants are permanent, they can be removed easily if a client desires a smaller or larger enhancement or even to return to the original lip in the future. Below is some information about lip implants that we find our clients want to know:
- Discomfort: most discomfort usually goes away 24-48 hours after the procedure. Lips may be sensitive to light/medium pressure and sensitive to light for up to 2 weeks.
- Post Op: your lips will be swollen and slightly tender after the procedure. Some patients may experience bruising. The doctor can prescribe medication both for pain and also to help decrease the bruising.
- Results: after a few days the swelling will subside and you will begin to be able to see the final results. Remember, however, that should you change your mind at some point, the lip implants are completely removable.
- Risks: Permanent lip augmentation carries several concerns, such as the possibility of implant rejection, infection, implant migration, scarring, and rigidity of the lips. However, these dangers can be significantly decreased by selecting a skilled surgeon to carry out your lip implant treatment.
Lip enhancement procedures can be performed in any of our Pittsburgh area offices. To schedule an appointment, contact us by calling: 724-683-7581. We offer free consultations and will custom design a lip enhancement treatment plan that will get the beautiful results you are after.