Lip Enhancement Research Paper

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Lip Injections – What You Need to Know A Lip Enhancement Procedure Should Give You Subtle, Natural Looking Results Although nurse practitioners and registered nurses have been known to perform lip enhancement procedures, you can avoid ‘duck’ lips by choosing an experienced, board certified facial plastic surgeon like Dr. Kristina Tansavatdi to perform your lip enhancement procedure. Dr. Tansavatdi uses her experience to help her patients attain the youthful lips they desire. Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Fillers – Dr. Tansavatdi Never Uses RADIESSE® or Silicone for Lip Injections While fat injections can be used to create fuller looking lips, the results tend to disappear quickly; which is why Dr. Tansavatdi prefers to use hyaluronic acid dermal…show more content…
The two most commonly used hyaluronic acid fillers are JUVEDERM® and Restylane®. To ensure patients are comfortable during their lip injections, these fillers already contain numbing medication. As Years Pass by, the Upper Lip Lengthens and Sags As we age, our upper lip gets longer and begins to sag; unfortunately, injecting too much lip filler pulls the upper lip even further down, making it impossible to see the upper teeth. This defeats the purpose since the ability to see the upper teeth makes the mouth look more youthful; in addition, injecting too much filler in the upper lip is the number one cause of ‘duck’ lips. What to Expect the Day After a Lip Enhancement Procedure Anytime a patient receives lip injections, swelling is expected; however, there are things patients can do to eliminate the swelling quicker. The night of the lip enhancement procedure, Dr. Tansavatdi recommends that patients sleep with their head elevated on a couple of pillows: This helps reduce the amount of swelling an individual experiences. There are other things that patients can do to reduce swelling, for example: Avoid eating salty foods. Drink plenty of water with lemon (lemon is a natural…show more content…
Tansavatdi can completely reverse a hyaluronic acid lip enhancement by injecting the enzyme hyaluronidase into the lips. Hyaluronidase dissolves the hyaluronic acid in mere minutes. Immediate Results The results are visible immediately and once the swelling subsides, the true benefit of the lip injections can be seen. Although there is practically no downtime associated with this procedure, some patients experience bruising; therefore, Dr. Tansavatdi recommends having lip injections at least two weeks prior to a special event (i.e., class reunion or a wedding). An Inexpensive, Quick Procedure Hyaluronic Acid fillers are inexpensive and the results generally last from four to six months. Dr. Tansavatdi completes lip injection procedures within 15 to 20 minutes in her office near Thousand Oaks. There is a misconception that if a patient stops getting lip injections, the lips will begin to sag; if a patient discontinues lip injections the lips return to their original state. However, studies show that when hyaluronic acid is injected into the lips, the natural production of hyaluronic acid increases; thus, the lips may remain somewhat larger due to previous
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