What lip fillers can do for your smile
What’s the first you notice about someone when you meet them? More often than not, a person’s smile is the first thing that catches people attention upon meeting.
Did you know that lip fillers can help bring out the best in your smile?
What are lip fillers?
The lip filler procedure involves the injection of hyaluronic acid or collagen into a patient’s lips, with the goal of increasing the volume of the lips. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance that is normally found in the body, creating a a natural fullness by filling the lips with water.
Almost anyone who wants fuller lips is a good candidate for lip fillers. As the procedure is safe, quick, and all-natural, there are very few to no reasons that would prohibit a person from getting it.
How lip fillers can change your smile – for the better
If you’re self-conscious that your smile is visibly thinner than your peers, ask your therapist at Thérapie Clinic to inject the lip filler into the parentheses lines that can be found on either side of the mouth. This can help to fill in thinner smiles and reduce the lines around the mouth.
Some patients ask if lip injections can help with gummy smiles or smiles in which a notable part of the gum in the upper jaw is revealed. Thankfully, lip fillers can help with gummy smile correction. This is done by increasing volume in the upper lip, to help block the sight of the gummy smile.
Want to experiment about size? One of the many benefits of lip fillers is that the results of the treatment are long-lasting, but not permanent, meaning you can adjust your treatment to achieve your desired result.
With that said, it can be tempting to try to get as much out of a single appointment as possible, but lip fillers should never be treated as a one-off case. We all react differently to lip fillers, and you would be better off starting with a smaller dose and topping it off later if you think you want more. While you do have to get touched up if you plan on maintaining your look, but not as often as you’d think. After the initial treatment, follow-up sessions are normally recommended around every 6 to 12 months depending on the individual and the treatment. A treatment of the lips lasts about 6 months. Your doctor will give you more information during your consultation.
So you’ve gotten fillers – what now?
Your doctor will advise you fully of post-treatment advice at your consultation. After the treatment some common injection-related reactions might occur, such as swelling, redness, pain, itching, discoloration and tenderness at the injection site. These typically resolve spontaneously within 2 to 10 days. The use of anti-inflammatory drugs or aspirin will almost always cause bleeding or increased bruising at the injection site. No exercise except for walking for 24 hours after the procedure.