Archive | Lip Augmentation

How much does Lip Augmentation cost?

Costs vary depending on procedure. For Restylane, Perlane and Juvederm , the cost is $600 per syringe and usually the job can be done with one syringe alone.  For the first visit to the office, we offer a 20% discount to new filler patients. These fillers generally last four to five months. If the patient CONTINUE READING

Which Lip Augmentation passes the kiss test?

In order to obtain truly natural feeling lips, meaning full but still soft and supple lips, with movement that feels normal to the touch, lip augmentation must come from hyaluronic acid fillers (Juvederm, Restylane and the soon-to-be-approved belotero) or from fat grafts to the lips. Implants and long-lasting fillers like silicone can make the lips CONTINUE READING

What are the best lip augmentation options?

Lip augmentation is actually a pretty complex topic for what seems like a simple goal.  The reason is that most patients would love to have a permanent augmentation to the lips but often it would be either a major undertaking, or involve enough steps that in the end a filler would be simply a much CONTINUE READING

How can I treat deep smile lines?

There really is no right answer to this question.  There are several different treatment options, and all work in different ways and treat different aspects.  The best bet is to schedule an exam with your doctor, and let him or her assess the issue in person to help you decide on a course of action.  CONTINUE READING

Best way to get rid of smoker lines on upper lip?

“Smoker lines” are actually possible whether you smoke or not.  Smoking breaks down the production of collagen which increases the appearance of wrinkles, so it’s good to avoid smoking altogether.  But it’s not the only cause of these lines.  Time, age and sun damage can also contribute to these wrinkles. For the small, vertical lines CONTINUE READING

Q&A: What’s the best lip enhancement and plumping?

There are of course several options for lip enhancement.  Overall though, fillers are the best option.  They are temporary, and fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane and Perlane are excellent options that can provide a natural looking and feeling result. A more permanent solution is fat grafting, but this should only be done by a highly CONTINUE READING

Q&A: Natural look lip augmentation?

Most patients seeking lip augmentation are looking to increase fullness and ‘the pouty’ look, but also for it to appear as natural as possible.  That includes the lips feeling as natural as possible as well.  And many new patients tend to worry over whether or not the doctor will make their lips too full, like CONTINUE READING