When we are young, our lips have a smooth texture and full looking appearance. This can be attributed to the abundance of collagen that keeps our skin soft and supple. As we age, collagen production decreases and outside factors like sun damage and stress can cause the collagen to break down. This leads to the appearance of thin lips and fine lines around the mouth.
Fortunately, Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery offers treatment that can restore a youthful appearance to a person’s lips using fillers such as Perlane, Juvederm™ and Restylane.
he main ingredient in these fillers is hyaluronic acid, which is a natural substance that is naturally found in the body. It adds immediate volume to the lips and is provides long-lasting results.
The best candidates for a lip augmentation are individuals who are in good overall health and have realistic expectations about the procedure. Candidates typically undergo lip augmentation to obtain fuller lips and eliminate fine lines around the mouth.
The entire procedure takes just a few minutes. After a topical anesthetic is applied, Dr. Chiu will carefully inject the desired filler into the lips using a very fine needle. Since hyaluronic acid is used, Dr. Chiu is better able to control the volume of the lips and there are no bumps or imperfections after the treatment is complete.
Patients are very pleased with their results after a lip augmentation. Fuller lips are immediately noticeable and there is little to no downtime associated with treatment as results will improve over the next few days when any swelling diminishes.
If you would like to restore volume and youth to your lips, please feel free to contact Beverly Hills practice calling (310) 888-8087 today. Dr. Chiu looks forward to meeting with you and discussing your options for lip augmentation.