It’s happened again. You’ve looked at your lips in the mirror and felt like your lips are disappearing. You look at others and cannot believe that your lips are less attractive. You desire a fuller mouth but know that makeup isn’t going to give you what you want. With a little extra help, your lips can be plump and have that volume that you have been dreaming of. If you want to have a luscious set of lips, lip injections can help you get the results you want. Contact the experts at Coastal Dermatology & Plastic Surgery in Long Beach, CA to schedule your initial consultation.
Are Lip Injections Right For You?
As part of the aging process, the production of collagen in your skin begins to decrease, and your skin starts to lose elasticity. Loss of volume is another consequence of less collagen. You start seeing hollows in your face or notice that your lips are losing the fullness they once had. If you have noticed this change in your lips, lip injections may be for you.
Are They Permanent?
Typically, lip injections are not permanent and need to be repeated at some point. You can decide whether you want something temporary to see if you are happy with the outcome or you can select a type of injection that can last longer.
How Are These Injections Done?
At your initial consultation, both your upper and lower lips will be examined. A member of our team will determine whether dermal fillers or fat grafting will give you the best results. Dermal fillers are made of hyaluronic acid. This acid draws in moisture and holds it in place. Even after the solution is flushed from the body by natural processes, the moisture keeps the lips plump.
What Are the Benefits?
Since the amount of plumping depends on the amount of filler used, this treatment is customizable. That is the reason lip injections are more popular than surgery to plump up the lips. Several sessions can be scheduled some weeks apart so that you can see the improvement and stop the injections when your desired look is achieved.
Contact Us to Get Started
Find out more about lip augmentation by contacting the medical experts at Coastal Dermatology & Plastic Surgery in Long Beach, CA. We are here to help schedule your initial consultation. Patient education is central to our practice; we encourage our patients to take an active role in their care by asking questions regarding their diagnosis and treatment options.