Having thin lips might be real boring and will also not make one look attractive. Have a smile that will strike the chords of the opposite sex’s heart; opt for a lip augmentation surgery. Lip enhancement surgery is a cosmetic surgery the purpose of which is to have attractive and fuller lips. Full lips that have a clear border look youthful and at the same time beautiful; it is a feature that women desire to have.
Lip Augmentation: The Surgery
In the modern age, there are various products and techniques that are being used for making lip augmentation a safe and effective process as well as patient friendly. Topical anesthesia is commonly used for the lip enhancement surgical procedures; surgeons also use tiny 30 and 31 gauge needles for injecting lips that are a very sensitive part of the body.
There are several lip enhancement surgical techniques that result in a fantastic lip job. These include:
- Fat transfer is a surgical way to obtain the patient’s fat from a body part where it can be spared and get it injected into the patient’s lips. General anesthesia is essential for this kind of surgical procedure.
- Artecoll is not injected directly into the lips as the substance shows on the lip skin. The substance contains small microspheres which remain in our faces permanently called polymethylmethacrylate or PMMA. This substance has been used around the lip edges for the removal of wrinkles and patients have reported experiencing small lumps and nodules on the lips.
- Restylane is a substance that is injected into the lips, but lasts for around six months and may be sometimes longer.
Fat transfer is a good, lasting and effective way for lip augmentation, but has the risk of scarring and lumping effects.
The side effects of lip augmentation
Get lip enhancement done by a reputed surgeon as there is a risk of overfilling the lips which might result in having protruding and abnormal shaped lips; on the other hand, too little filling of the lips can result in ridging.
After the lip-surgery, one can experience adverse effects like swelling, redness and itching of the lips. There can also be more complicated problems like uneven lips, bleeding, bruising and movement of the lip implants. The adverse effects normally last for a week.
Lip augmentation should be avoided by all who suffer from blood clotting problems, cold sores, diabetes, infections, facial nerve disorders and severe hypertension.