Permanent lip augmentation Right now there is no one great permanent lip augmentation product. Gortex can cause problems, silicon can cause problems, artefill is off the market. While autologous fat is available, it is not reliable as a long term filler. I have used SMAS tissue from facelifts to augment the lip. This has worked pretty well but is only done in conjunction with facelifts.
Lipotropic injections are intramuscular (IM) injections and as such are administered in the hip, upper arm, buttock or thigh. The buttock is the least sensitive and the thigh is most accessible to those injecting themselves. Injection sites should be varied in order to prevent scarring and excessive sensitivity in the injected muscle.
Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers are the most common and typically the best choice for lip augmentation. These fillers are easy to inject in a smooth, consistent manner, and provide excellent results for volumizing the lips. Lip injections are performed as an in-office procedure. I typically provide a pain-blocking injection prior to injecting lip filler, as this can be uncomfortable without the numbing medicine.
Collagen injections are used in lip augmentation or to smooth and plump the skin. Results typically last from 3 to 4 months. LEARN MORE › Read 52 reviews of Collagen Injection, including cost and before and after photos, submitted by members of the RealSelf community.
Permanent lip augmentation can be achieved with permanent fillers, as well as fat transfer. However, I suggest you seriously consider the ramifications of permanent results before undergoing the treatment. As we age, our face changes in shape. If you have permanent lip fillers, your lips won’t change in the same manner as the rest of your face.
Once the extra skin is removed, the vermilion is pulled outward and upward, then sutured into place over the area. The shape and size of the lip will be created at this stage, again using the patient’s desired results and the doctor’s abilities. Lip Advancement Recovery. The patient will feel some initial tightness and discomfort along the incision, but this will soften and fade away over the next several weeks.