Having a full and beautiful smile often has a significant impact on how confident a person feels about their overall appearance. If you are unhappy with the look of your smile, it can be very apparent when communicating with others or while taking pictures. Thinning lips are a common concern for many women and can be the result of several factors, including genetics and age. Dr. Larsen can perform a customized lip enhancement procedure in Atlanta to provide you with the fullness you want for your lips.
Dr. Larsen performs lip enhancement using injections of fillers or excess fat to give Atlanta women and men results that are designed for their facial features and appear completely natural. Your consultation will help to determine what are the best lip fillers for you and which method of lip enhancement will be best for your unique situation.
Lip Enhancement Next Steps
If you think lip enhancement may be the right treatment for you, we invite you to give our office a call to schedule your consultation with Dr. Larsen.
At Buckhead Plastic Surgery, the cost of your lip injections will range between $475 to $2,500 depending on the best lip filler for you and which methods are used for your treatment. Click here for more information on financing your lip enhancement.
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Preparing for Lip Enhancement
Dr. Larsen performs lip enhancement both as a non-surgical procedure with fillers and by using fat transfer for a natural lip augmentation. Other plastic surgeons use silicone implants, which can result in an unnatural appearance of the lips.
During your consultation, Dr. Larsen will listen to your goals and expectations to help determine the best lip enhancement method for you. The two of you will also discuss the size you want for your lips as well as how to maintain a more natural appearance.
With the fat transfer method, Dr. Larsen will perform your procedure under either local or general anesthesia. The necessary fat cells will be grafted from another area of the body using minimal liposuction. The harvested fat cells are then prepared for injection and then used to enhance your lips to your goal size. With the filler method, Dr. Larsen will use non-surgical dermal fillers, such as Juvéderm, to provide you with your desired outcome.
Both methods Dr. Larsen uses for lip enhancement have provided many patients with beautiful, natural-looking results.
Lip Enhancement Before & After Photos
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This patient desired fuller lips and achieved this look
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After Lip Enhancement
There is very little to no recovery time required following your lip enhancement. If your lip enhancement was performed using fillers, you should be able to return to your daily routine fairly quickly. Fat transfer lip enhancement may require a few days of rest depending on where the fat cells were grafted from.
Your lips may feel a bit tight or sore immediately following your treatment and it is normal that at first they look slightly larger than you expected. As your body absorbs some of the injected fat or filler, your final results will begin to show.
Patients who have undergone a lip enhancement procedure at Buckhead Plastic Surgery are often thrilled with their results. By achieving a natural-looking fullness of the lips, you will likely feel more confident about your overall appearance and smile more often.
Lip Enhancement Price:
$475 to $2,000
What to Know About Lip Enhancement Surgery
Many people are unhappy with the look or fullness of their lips. Whether your lips have thinned as part of the aging process or you’d like to remove fine lines, improve symmetry, or the contour of the lips, there are options available. It’s extremely common for lips to thin as you age. Lips are known to show the signs of aging quickly and fine lines and wrinkles can take away from your youthful look and can negatively affect your self-esteem and self-confidence. Patients who have received lip enhancements from Buckhead Plastic Surgery have reported an extreme boost to their self-image and are pleased with the natural-looking results.
At Buckhead Plastic Surgery we offer both surgical and nonsurgical lip enhancements. The best way to determine which option is right for you is by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Larsen where he will examine your lips and present all the enhancement options that could benefit you. He will listen to your goals and expectations and present a treatment option that will best meet your needs. He is extremely talented in delivering impressive noticeable results while maintaining a natural look.
Good candidates for lip enhancement are in good overall health, are non-smokers, and have realistic expectations of how this procedure can enhance their natural facial features.
There are many options for lip enhancement procedures. Non-Surgical Options include dermal fillers like Juvéderm. Where the surgical option would include a fat injection. Both options produce natural-looking results with minimal recovery time.
One of the master injections on our Lux Med Spa team will inject your lips with a filler like Juvéderm which offers a temporary lip enhancement at an affordable cost. Dermal fillers are known to produce extremely natural looking results. They can boost lip volume, enhance the shape and smooth fine lines and wrinkles. The actual injections only takes 15-20 minutes.
There is little to no downtime after the procedure, and most patients can return to work the same day. Final results are visible within 2 weeks of the initial injection, and results can last between 4 and 12 months depending on your specific body chemistry and the amount of product used.
Side effects are rare and mild and include things like temporary bruising at the injection site. The biggest consideration for patients considering this procedure is ongoing maintenance. Because the results are temporary, additional treatments will need to be scheduled to maintain the results.
The fat transfer lip augmentation is done under general or local anesthesia. Dr. Larsen will remove a small amount of fat from another part of your body with minimally invasive liposuction treatment. Then those fat cells are then injected into the tissue of your lips until the desired fullness is achieved.
There are many benefits to this procedure, and the results can last for years. Most patients agree that their lips look and feel natural. The chance of an allergic reaction is almost non-existent. No incisions are needed in the lips. However this procedure does require a surgical component and although minimal, all surgeries have associated risks. Most patients experience little to no difficulty in the recovery from this procedure and can expect to return to work within a few days. Results will be visible right away but will be more accurate after a few weeks.
Depending on which method you used, there is little to no recovery time with lip enhancement procedures. With a dermal injection, most patients can return to their normal activities within the same day. However, if you receive a fat transfer enhancement, you might require a few days of rest before returning to normal activities. This is because of the surgical component, and recovery is largely dependent on where the fat cells are grafted from.
Immediately following your procedure you’re lips will look slightly plumper then the actual result will be. Within a few days, your body will absorb a bit of the fat or filler injected and your actual results will be visible. It’s normal to feel tender in the area where you received the injection. Most patients report a feeling of tightness across their lips.
The results will be dependent on both your specific body chemistry and the procedure you elected to have. If you chose a dermal injection, results can be expected to last 4-12 months and the procedure will need to be repeated to maintain optimal results. If you chose the fat transfer method the results can last for years. However, no cosmetic procedure can fully stop the aging process. The best way to slow the aging process is to maintain a healthy lifestyle, avoid too much sun exposure, don’t smoke, eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly.
Choosing a plastic surgeon is an extremely important decision. Dr. Larsen is a skilled and experienced plastic surgeon who has been double-board certified. If this is a procedure you are considering, we encourage you to give us a call so we can schedule your consultation. During that appointment, Dr. Larsen will examine the areas you’d like to address and present your options. He has a great reputation for being both direct and compassionate in his approach to patient care. He will answer all of your questions and put your mind at ease about what treatments would be available to you. He will explain your options and help you establish realistic expectations for your optimal results. Dr. Larsen is an extremely talented surgeon and he prides himself on delivering superior patient care, and natural looking results for his patients.
Are you curious about what kind of difference he could make for you? Call us today to set up your consultation. You’ll only regret that you waited this long.
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Alan N. Larsen, MD.
Double Board-Certified Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Larsen established Buckhead Plastic Surgery as a boutique practice to offer world-class, personalized service to women and men throughout the Southeast. Dr. Larsen’s compassion and talent are complemented by his elite training with some of the nation’s finest plastic surgeons.
Alan N. Larsen, MD.Double Board-Certified Atlanta Plastic SurgeonDr. Larsen established Buckhead Plastic Surgery as a boutique practice to offer world-class, personalized service to women and men throughout the Southeast. Dr. Larsen’s compassion and talent are complemented by his elite training with some of the nation’s finest plastic surgeons.
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