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lip augmentation with hyaluronic acid

Lip augmentation with hyaluronic acid

It is a non-surgical procedure that consists of injecting hyaluronic acid in the lip area to obtain a contouring and more volume. Applying hyaluronic acid also helps you to mark the cupid’s bow without losing the naturalness of your beauty and respecting the anatomy of your lips.

What is lip augmentation with hyaluronic acid?

It is a very popular technique because it is a painless procedure, local anesthesia is used to relax the area to work. The procedure can take between 30 to 40 minutes to apply and the results are immediate. 

Frequently Asked Questions

There is no age stipulated for the application of hyaluronic acid as a lip filler.

After the application of hyaluronic acid on the lips, it is advisable not to make any kind of physical effort at least during the first 4 hours. Do not expose yourself to direct sunlight and do not apply any product to the treated area.

One of the great advantages is that if you are not satisfied with the results you can remove the hyaluronic acid by infiltration using hyaluronidase. 

The lips will have a hydrated aspect, with a greater volume, it can diminish fine wrinkles in the contour of the mouth, it does not cause discomfort and does not require rest.

Lip filler is a quick, in-office procedure that takes about 20 minutes. It is advisable not to undergo more than two applications in a year. The effect can last between 4 and 6 months although there is the possibility of some cases where the effect can last up to 12 months.

No recovery is required and routine activities can be performed.

Technical data

Hospitalization: Ambulatory, no hospitalization required.

Anesthesia: Topical

Procedure time: 30 to 40 minutes

Resting time: Not required

Dr. José Cortés

Dr. José Cortés

Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgeon graduated from the Autonomous University of Mexico.

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