What are lip fillers?
Lip fillers are an injection that serve to create volume and the enhanced appearance as desired by the client.
The nature of the gels has changed over time and some still use relatively outdated injectables.
However, the leading choice is to use injectables that include hyaluronic acid, this a substance that occurs naturally. The gel can be injected in different thicknesses and quantities, this to fine-tune the precise results.
The fillers are absorbed into the skin, this can be into deep layers depending on the practitioner’s knowledge of facial anatomy. The greater the knowledge, the more profound the results and the longer they will last.
The dermal fillers can also be used on many other areas of the face – indeed some chose to have a series of injections, the cheekbones, jawline and forehead for instance – to create what can be known as a non-surgical facelift.
The Impact of Lip Fillers
Lip fillers enhance appearance in a way that can be carefully controlled and predicted.
An experienced practitioner can confidently state what can be achieved and work with the client to create results that give them the fuller lips they desire.
Key to the impact is the skill of the surgeon or practitioner. It is worth noting that lip fillers can be injected by a wide range of people – this including everything from leading surgeons, to cosmetic doctors down to the local hairdressing salon.
Only when an expert is used can the impact be predicted – otherwise it is likely that too little filler will be used, leading to results barely worth the money, or too much leading to results that look anything but natural.
To achieve desired results the placement of the injections has to be accurate, so too the density and quantity of the gel.
The old adage is true that you get what you pay for.
Key information about lip fillers
The following are some key points relating to dermal fillers.
- They are a safe treatment, the hyaluronic gel is a substance that occurs naturally in the body. However, as mentioned previously, that is not to say there is not value to choosing an experienced practitioner
- You should always have a consultation first. This is your chance to discuss the results you would like to achieve and to ensure that the practitioner inspires confidence
- The results typically last for between nine and 18 months. To maintain results beyond this you will need follow-up injections of fillers
- There is no recovery time. Side effects are limited to mild swelling and some mild pain, both of these will typically pass inside 48 hours. Post injections, you can go about your daily routine
- The results can have more than physical benefits – if someone’s lips are a cause for concern then addressing this can boost confidence and self-esteem and so benefits extend into all areas of life.
- At worst, the injections cause mild pain – a local anaesthetic will be used to numb the area.
- The cost will vary depending on the quantity of filler required – in our case, Elena would provide a full quote at consultation for you to take away and consider
Why Consider Elena Prousskaia for dermal filler treatment in Bath?
Elena is a cosmetic surgeon who has 20 years’ experience.
Trained for eight years in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, she now enjoys a global reputation. She has held Fellowships around the world, including prestigious positions at London’s Guys and St Thomas’ as well as Barcelona, Italy, Tokyo, India and more.
Independent reviews speak of the delight patients have had with Elena’s manner and the end results. Across multiple reviews sites, independent verified review average the full five stars. Please take the time to read reviews via the links below – testimonials speak of the anti-ageing impact of a dermal filler injection and the effectiveness of this non-surgical intervention.
She provides consultations relating to non-surgical treatments including lip fillers at her cosmetic clinic in Bath.
If you would like to arrange a consultation in Bath, please call us on 0800 8021 886 or use our Contact Form.
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