Types of Lip Fillers and Frequently Asked Questions

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With so many types of lip fillers, where should you start? Lip augmentation, or lip fillers, use hyaluronic acid to increase the size of your lips. Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in the body as it is naturally produced biologically. The results of lip injections generally tend to look natural and plump. Your body also naturally dissolves and absorbs the filler within 6 to 12 months, depending on the type of filler used.

What are Lip Fillers?

Lip fillers involve a non-surgical procedure that aims to create volume and shape, as well as restore hydration and can reshape lips with signs of aging. Most patients get dermal fillers for shape, structure and volume

Do Different Types of Lip Fillers Damage Your Lips and Are They Safe?

Patients must book a consultation in advance and learn about the procedure. Having open communication with your doctor, and trusting the professional who will conduct the treatment is the most important part. The goal of these treatments is to achieve beautiful natural results that will keep your skin healthier, smoother, and younger. 

When done by a professional injector, lip fillers are perfectly safe. And the results are almost instant! There is also a special solution that can dissolve Lip fillers on the off chance there is an adverse side effect, or you dislike the look. It is safe to say that dermal fillers will not damage your lips, however, as mentioned before, it is important to trust the professional that will be performing the treatment. 

What are the different types of lip fillers used for this treatment?

The most common dermal fillers used for this treatment are, Restylane, Juvederm, Belotero, Prevelle Silk, and HylaForm. Check out our previous blog to learn more about the difference between Botox and Fillers. 

How long does the procedure last?

It always depends on the type of dermal fillers that the professional licensed injector prefers to use. However, dermal fillers are not permanent, and they usually last from 6 months to up to a year.