Activity is not limited after lip augmentation procedures and patients can resume work and social activities the next day. Cover up make up can camouflage discoloration.
After filler injection there can be swelling and bruising and tenderness which resolves over a day or several days. The area may Ice can be applied to the area to decrease on swelling. Fat transfer after liposuction will involve swelling and bruising of the donor and recipient areas. The donor area will be covered by… Read More
Filler injection can be performed quickly in the office with little downtime. The area to be injected is disinfected, any anesthetic to be used is applied and the filler is injected. Dr. Zemplenyi instead of a needle, uses a narrow cannula to decrease tissue trauma and increased comfort. Ice is then applied to the area… Read More
It is best to not use aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications and herbal supplements, which may increase the chance of bleeding, before the procedure because these promote bleeding and may increase bruising.
Fillers contain anesthetic in the filler itself to numb the area and minimize discomfort. Topical anesthetic cream or ice can be applied to the area to be treated. Dr. Zemplenyi also uses a vibratory anesthetic device to decrease pain sensation. If fat transfer is used for lip augmentation, local anesthesia is used in the area… Read More
Fillers, such as Restylane, Juvederm, and Perlane are frequently used to volumize lips, as they are to fill marionette folds or smile lines around the nose. These are hyaluronic acid fillers, a substance naturally found in the body, and therefore do not stimulate a foreign body or allergic reaction by our bodies. These require retreatment about… Read More
Persons who wish to regain the volume that lips have lost, plump thin lips, or soften lip lines can benefit from lip augmentation.
Lip augmentation is a procedure to give you fuller, more sensual lips. Enhancing lips not only adds volume to thinning lips but erases the lines that, with age, form on and around the lips. The process can also elevate droopy corners of the lips. This effect be accomplished by injection of temporary fillers or insertion… Read More
Swelling, bruising and tenderness are common temporary sequelae of lip augmentation procedures. Other risks are longer lasting swelling, infection, bleeding, asymmetry, lumps and irregularities. Fillers, rarely, if injected into a blood vessel can cause tissue ulceration and scarring. Implants, if not desired, can be removed.
The cost for lip augmentation fillers and implants depends on the filler and the amount used. The cost of permanent implants will be discussed at the time of the pre-operative visit.