Lip Enhancement

Naturally fuller and more youthful lips

A lip Enhancement and/or an increase in lip size is easily achieved using dermal fillers like Teoxane Teyosyal. Lips can be enhanced by putting extra volume directly into the lips, around the edge of the lips (vermilion border) or directly under vertical lines that cause lipstick to bleed. Sometimes. Particularly in younger women, we use softer fillers like RHA1 or RHA2 to achieve softer and more natural results. 

UNDERSTANDING YOUR LIPS

Lips can be many different shapes and sizes. The key to a beautiful lip enhancement result is to maintain appropriate contour and balance between the upper and lower lips and with the rest of the facial features. A defined cupids bow and vermillion border is youthful and attractive. Ideally lips have slight upturn at the corners and the lower lip is fuller than the upper lip.

THE LIP ENHANCEMENT PROCESS

The best dermal filler product to achieve the desired result will be selected at your appointment. All our dermal fillers contain a local anaesthetic. Lip lines are often treated at the same time as a subtle enhancement of lip size to maintain a naturally youthful appearance. Botox can also help women with vertical lip lines. Botox works by slightly weakening the muscle around the lips so the muscle doesn’t contract so easily and the lip lines are not so strongly formed.

IS IT PAINFUL?

New dermal fillers contain a very effective local anaesthetic so this combined with numbing cream and ice is usually all that is required to make the procedure comfortable and manageable.

WILL I LOOK NATURAL?

We like your lips to look natural and we will treat your lips with this in mind, although some patients do want a fuller or more sensual look which can also be achieved.

WHAT ABOUT MEN?

Some men have thin lips which can make them look older or more severe. Subtle enhancement is very achievable.

TEOSYAL®

TEOSYAL® is a trademark of the firm TEOXANE SA. These products are a gel that contains hyaluronic acid, and 0.3% by weight of lidocaine hydrochloride They are class III medical devices.
Caution for people on blood-thinning medicines.
Local side effects: inflammatory reactions (redness, oedema, pain at the point of injection), haematomas, itching, temporary loss of sensitivity around the injected area, disorders of pigmentation in skin and hair, abscesses, indurations, nodules (possibly granulomas).
General manifestations: immediate hypersensitivity up to anaphylactic shock, migration of the implant. Rare but serious adverse events associated with the intravascular injection of soft-tissue fillers in the face have been reported and include temporary or permanent vision impairment or blindness, skin necrosis and stroke.
Lasts 9 -12 months.
Please consult your doctor pharmacist for more information. Please refer to instructions for use, a local distributor. Healthcare Logistics, Auckland.

Book a Lip Enhancement consultation with Wellington’s doctor operated appearance medicine clinic Vital Face & Vein.