Restylane Lip fillers are administered via a series of tiny injections into and around the mouth. Each patient can choose how much of a difference they want to see, however lip fillers are designed to accentuate the mouth, not change its appearance completely. Having this treatment done will give a more youthful look to the whole face, as well as making your lips slightly plumper. Lip augmentation also gives a more defined smile, which opens up a person’s face and makes them more accessible; a valuable tool both in the workplace and out.
Your lips are sensitive, so a small amount of local anaesthetic is used to numb the area before the injections are given. The lip filler is then administered, giving the lips a natural, fuller look. The treatment is quick, it lasts around half an hour and the side effects are minimal.
Reasons to have this procedure:
- If your mouth has taken on a ‘pinched’ look
- If your lips are less full than they used to be
- If you feel that wrinkles are ruining your smile
- If you have always wanted a fuller look to your lips
Lip augmentation also gives a more defined smile, which opens up a person’s face
All You Need to Know
After a lip augmentation it’s common to experience some bruising, swelling and tenderness around the area. Normal painkillers will relieve any discomfort and it shouldn’t last more than 6-10 days.
Will the injections hurt?
No. Local anaesthetic is used to numb the area first so that the whole procedure is as comfortable as possible for you.
How long does the procedure take?
Less than an hour. The actual lip augmentation itself takes around 30-40 minutes.
Is there any recovery time needed?
No, you will be able to resume normal daily life immediately. You should be fine to leave straight away and drive yourself.
When will I notice results?
There will be an immediate improvement, however, you won’t see the final results until any swelling or bruising has subsided.
Do I need to take any precautions before the procedure?
No, there’s nothing specific that you can do.