Lip Augmentations have been a cosmetic surgery procedure used to improve chapped, thin, or depressed lips. Lip augmentations, also known as tumescent liposuction, are cosmetic plastic surgery procedures designed to improve your lips’ overall tone and volume by removing unwanted fat deposits, augmenting collagen fibers in the lips, or increasing muscle strength and thickness. Lip augmentations are performed by creating a stretched skin area on the lip, or filling in a lip fold that may be too small. This results in the lips being plumper, fuller and more youthful-looking.
In order to have successful lip augmentations, you will need to have good general health. This means you should be in excellent physical condition; you shouldn’t smoke and don’t have any underlying medical conditions that can negatively affect the success of this procedure. If you do have one or more of these conditions, speak with your doctor about alternative treatments that can be used instead of liposuction. You should also be aware that liposuction is not recommended for women with severe forms of acne or pustules. If you do decide to use this procedure to eliminate your thin lips, make sure that you use sunscreen or moisturizers while you are under anesthesia. You will also want to avoid drinking alcohol for two hours before the procedure and stay away from aspirin or other medication that may decrease blood clotting.
There are three common types of lip augmentations. One is called a liposuction mixed augmentation. In this procedure, an injectable liquid is injected into a depressed area on your lip, which makes it appear larger. Another type is called a tumescent lip filler.
In this procedure, a solution containing hyaluronic acid fillers, also called injectable hydroxylators, is injected directly into your lips. The third type is the submission filling method, which is the least invasive and most often used for mixed augmentation. Basically, an incision is made in your lips, with the hollow portions cut out so that the fillers can be put in. A needle is then inserted and a syringe filled with the injectable substance fills the exact areas that you need to fill in.
Most plastic surgeons perform lip augmentations only on patients with pouty lips. It is not recommended for patients who have normal or below-average facial skin, as the procedure can be painful. Patients with facial skin that is very sensitive should avoid this procedure. Your plastic surgeon will discuss all available options before making the final decision for your lip augmentation.
Lip augmentations are not the only options for removing the wrinkles on your lips. In addition to lip augmentation, some plastic surgeons perform lip injections, which are similar to the procedures used for fat injections. Fat injections, however, are not recommended for patients with sensitive skin. These procedures are best administered by experienced cosmetic injection specialists, and you should discuss all of your options before having this type of cosmetic procedure.
If lip augmentations do not work for you, there are other procedures available to improve your appearance, such as a face lift. Face lifts can help reduce facial lines, and a good doctor will use the most effective cosmetic procedures for each individual patient. You may also want to consider a tummy tuck, which removes excess fat and skin from your stomach area. This type of lip augmentation is also performed by skilled cosmetic plastic surgeons and is one of the most popular surgical procedures available today.
One of the most popular surgical procedures for removing and reducing the lines and wrinkles on your face is the chemical peel process. Using a special chemical formula, the surgeon uses selective light to expose your underlying dermal layer, which results in a lighter, more even-looking complexion. Many of the most popular chemical peels are performed at a plastic surgery center or spa, but you can also perform these procedures at home. Chemical peels are also known as dermal fillers, and the procedure usually involves a local anesthesia and a local numbing agent. The best candidates for this procedure are people with light skin and moderate wrinkling, as well as those who don’t smoke.