While there are some potential side effects associated with lip fillers, including swelling, bruising, or tenderness around the injection site, these effects are usually only temporary and will typically subside within a few days. Additionally, most patients report that lip fillers provide noticeable results almost immediately post-procedure. Ultimately, the benefits of using lip fillers far outweigh any potential risks or downsides, making them an attractive option for those looking for a subtle enhancement of their lips.
Lip Fillers Brands
There are many different lip fillers brands on the market today, each with its unique benefits.
Juvederm by Allergan
Juvederm is one of the most popular choices, thanks to its ability to add fullness and volume to the lips. Unlike other fillers, Juvederm is made from hyaluronic acid, a substance that naturally occurs in the body. This means that it is extremely well-tolerated by the body and typically produces very natural-looking results. In addition, Juvederm is also very long-lasting, typically lasting for six months or more. For these reasons, Juvederm is an excellent choice for those looking to enhance their lips. We charge 650 when we use Juvederm for lip filler in Edmonton
Restylane by Galderma
Restylane kyss is a type of lip filler that can help to improve the appearance of your lips. The Restylane kyss treatment involves injecting the filler into your lips, plumping them up, and making them look fuller. Restylane kyss is made from hyaluronic acid, which is a substance that naturally occurs in your body. This means that it is safe to use and will not cause any adverse reaction. Restylane kyss is also temporary, so you can decide how long you want the lip filler to last. The effects of Restylane kyss typically last for around six months, after which time your body will slowly absorb the filler. If you consider getting lip fillers in Edmonton, then Restylane kyss could be a good option. We charge 550 when we use Restylane for lip fillers in Edmonton
Saypha by Croma
Saypha Lip Filler is a safe and effective filler. It is well established in Europe, but new to the Canadian Market. Made with hyaluronic acid, it helps to plump up the lips and add volume. In addition, it also helps to hydrate the lips and keep them looking healthy. saypha lip filler is also known to be very effective in reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth. So, if you are looking for a safe and effective way to achieve fuller lips, Saypha Lip Filler is definitely worth considering. We charge 450 when we use Restylane for lip fillers in Edmonton
Lip+ by Revanesse
Revanesse is one of the most popular brands of lip filler on the market today. It is made from hyaluronic acid, a substance that naturally occurs in the body. This means that it is very safe and there is no risk of allergic reaction. Revanesse is also very effective, providing long-lasting results. Lip fillers are an excellent way to improve your appearance and boost your confidence. If you are considering lip fillers, be sure to book a consult with Dr. Alhallak to ensure that you get the best possible results. We do not offer Revanesse for lip fillers in Edmonton
Post Lip Fillers Care
Bruising in the injection points after lip fillers is normal and expected, especially if treated around the eyes and lips. Bruising usually lasts one week but can last up to several weeks. Eating 2 kiwi fruit and taking or using Arnica may help
Do not apply products with peeling effects such as Glycolic acid. Perform a test spot prior to using these products by applying a small amount to the treated area, if there is any irritation, remove the product and perform another spot test in 24-48 hours. Resume products when there is no sense of irritation.
Avoid intense heat (sunbathing) or extreme cold for the first 2 weeks to avoid further inflammation of the area.
Touch-ups may be done in 1-2 weeks if needed, but waiting 6 to 8 weeks is recommended.
Avoid chemical and laser peels and all treatments that heat up the skin including Ulthera and Thermage that produce Rf to Ultrasound energy for two to four weeks after receiving lip fillers. These treatments use dermal level heat to tighten the skin and might affect the filler’s stability and shape.
What Are Lip Lines?
We use Lip fillers to help with lip lines as well. Each individual develops lip lines. And if they appear to creep up on you, that is also quite typical. These lines develop gradually and become more noticeable as you age, owing to the breakdown of elastin and collagen in the skin. These two proteins, elastin and collagen are responsible for your skin remaining youthful, supple, and taut. When they start to degrade, and your body is unable to replenish them, wrinkles become more noticeable. Another result of the aging process is a decrease in the number of natural oils produced by your skin. These oils help to keep the skin’s outer layer moisturized. Once they begin to fade, you may notice additional lip lines.
What Is the Best Way to Treat Lip Lines?
Apart from a consistent skincare routine that includes moisturizers and sunscreen, there are several lip-line treatments accessible. The following are two of the most popular lip injections:
- Botox: Botox injections relax muscles and aid in the reduction of wrinkles and fine lines. The majority of lines around the lips develop as a result of the Orbicularis Oris muscle becoming overactive. This will assist in softening the wrinkles and reducing the fold lines. Botox injections have the added benefit of acting as “speech therapy.” Teaching us to communicate effectively without overusing our muscles will have long-term advantages. Additionally, it is cost-effective since just a few units will be required to help reduce lip lines. Additionally, these injections will volumize the size and contour of the lips. This is a short-term treatment that will last around six weeks. It may cause mild numbness in the lips and difficulty drinking via a straw. Some may note that the letters B and P will be spoken more softly.
- Lip Fillers: Fillers are another excellent choice for reducing the appearance of lip wrinkles. We add volume and definition to the region by injecting thin, soft, and natural-looking fillers such as Volbella and Restylane Silk directly into the area. Additionally, we can improve the border and body of the lips using injectable fillers to enhance your natural lip shape and get the desired results. How long it will last is greatly dependent on the sort of filler you choose.
Lifting the Lips’ Corners
As you age, the corners of your lips may appear to recede. Corner lip lifts are an excellent technique to combat this aspect of the aging process. However, we can help you through a combination of several other cosmetic improvement treatments.
- Botox: Botox does stop muscular contraction, which you may believe would help to further relax the corners of the mouth. However, injecting Botox into the muscles surrounding the mouth and especially into the corners can have a lifting effect. By concentrating on the muscle that pulls your mouth into a scowl, you may automatically elevate the corners of your mouth.
- Lip Fillers: Apart from the natural drooping of the mouth corners that occurs with age, many people develop marionette lines. These are vertical creases that run from the lips’ corners to the chin. The term is taken from Marionette puppets, which feature lengthy vertical wrinkles on their faces. Marionette’s lines give the face a sad shape. There are several factors that contribute to this appearance such as aging, smoking, and dramatic weight loss. Fortunately, we can revert the marionette lines with dermal fillers in as little as 5 minutes. These fillers will increase volume and elevate the lip corner. The effects are instantaneous, and these fillers normally last between 10 and 12 months. You may have moderate swelling and bruising at the injection site.
Lip Shape and Volume Enhancement
Non-surgically enhancing the contour and volume of the lips is a very popular cosmetic procedure. It is critical to improve the lips to seem as natural as possible, which is why we strive for specific lip ratios depending on individual circumstances. Two extremely common lip augmentation treatments are as follows:
Lip flip is a new, non-invasive lip enhancement procedure that gives patients the fuller, more youthful-looking lips they desire without the use of lip fillers. We perform lip flip by injecting a small amount of Botox into the lips, which relaxes the muscles and creates a “flipping” effect that creates the appearance of fuller lips. The lip flip is a quick and easy procedure that we finish in less than 30 minutes, without any downtime. We use the TSK invisible needle, so a lip flip is a great option for those who are needle-phobic or who have had bad experiences with lip fillers in the past. If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to achieve fuller, more youthful-looking lips, the lip flip may be right for you.
Lip fullness might diminish with aging. If you are looking to add volume to your lips, an injectable filler may be the answer. There are several injectable fillers on the market, and each one can provide somewhat different effects. The objective is to give just enough volume to enhance and smooth out the lips without making them seem artificial or “over-plumped.” The benefits might last anywhere between six months and two years, depending on the substance utilized.
Understanding the Lip Anatomy for Best Lip Fillers Results
The upper lip
The upper lip extends inferiorly from the base of the nose to the nasolabial folds and superiorly from the base of the nose to the free edge of the vermilion border. The lower lip extends superiorly from the superior free vermilion border, laterally to the commissures, and inferiorly to the mandible. A tiny line of pale skin around the circumferential vermilion/skin boundary emphasizes the color difference between the vermilion and regular skin. Two vermilion paramedian elevations produce the Cupid’s bow along the upper vermilion/skin border. Two rising vertical columns of tissue produce the philtrum, a depression in the midline.
The cupid bow
Lips, as you know, have two sections: upper and lower lips. The upper lip has three planes, while the lower lip has two planes. Beneath the surface of the lips is a small cupid bow-shaped mound of flesh known as the tubercle. This protrusion helps to give the lips their characteristic shape. However, it also serves an important function in sexual attraction, as it helps to guide pheromones towards the nose. Consequently, the lip anatomy is both aesthetically pleasing and functionally important.
The vermillion border
The vermillion border is the line that separates your lips from the rest of your skin. It’s made up of two types of skin: the inner and outer skin. The outermost layer is thin and dry, while the inner layer is thick and moist. The vermillion border is also home to a wealth of nerve endings, which is why your lips are so sensitive to touch. The vermillion border also plays an important role in facial expressions, helping to create subtle nuances in your expressions. from a simple smile to a pout. So next time you look in the mirror, take a closer look at your lips. The complex anatomy that goes into making them look so beautiful will amaze you.
The philtrum columns
The philtrum columns of the lips are made up of erectile tissue, which is why they are able to swell when blood flow increases (such as when we’re aroused). Moreover, they have a role in communication: when we protrude our lips, the philtrum columns stretch, which makes the lips thinner and tauter, changing their shape. This change in shape is what allows us to make different sounds with our lips, such as pouting or whistling. The philtrum columns are also responsible for giving our lips their plump, “kissable” look. So next time you’re admiring someone’s full lips, remember to thank their philtrum columns!
The commissure corners
The commissure is the corner of the mouth, where the lips meet. It is formed by the depression between the maxilla and the mandible. The commissure is connected to the orbicularis oris muscle, which is responsible for closing the mouth. The vermilion border is the line between the lip and the skin. It is delineated by a ridge of epithelium that is slightly raised and pigmented. The body of the lip contains connective tissue, adipose tissue, and mucous membrane. The connective tissue gives shape to the lip and attaches it to the surrounding structures. The adipose tissue provides cushioning and support. The mucous membrane lining protects the inner surface of the lip from dehydration and infection.
Where to Inject Lip Fillers?
The most typical complaint is a deflating vermilion (the red component), followed by drooping angles of the mouth. Together, these two elements complete the picture of a sad face. Even if you have lips with sufficient volume, we can still define the vermilion border, with a small amount of lip fillers. By injecting the filler beneath the muscle, we can enhance the lip pouts. Therefore, we see more patients who wish to enhance their upper lip d more frequently than the lower.
Dr. Alhallak determines the optimal method of lip augmentation by examining the nature of the deficiency and the subject’s aesthetic goals. If you are born with thin lips, we can help you by injecting a lip filler into the deep. Moreover, we can enhance the definition by superficial filler. A superficially put filler with a concentration on the white roll and enlargement of the vermilion is perfect for pure cosmetic augmentation of the lips.