Enhance the Size and Shape of Your Lips With Restylane®
If your lips are thinning or you want to increase lip volume and achieve longer-term lip plumping than over-the-counter formulas can provide, dermal fillers are a great option. Fillers like Restylane can give you the boost you need for enhancing lips and offer treatment for smoothing out smile lines and the lip lines that come with age.
At Bloom Medical Group in Whittier, CA?, board-certified family physician Dr. Nasir Mohammedi can enhance the size and shape of your lips with Restylane.
Keep reading to find out how it works.
How does Restylane work to plump my lips?
Restylane is a hyaluronic acid filler that requires almost no downtime yet provides the kind of plumping and wrinkle reduction results you could previously only get with plastic surgery.
Using a skinny needle (much smaller than the one used during a blood draw, for example), Dr. Mohammedi will inject the hyaluronic acid into multiple sites across your lips. This not only plumps them almost immediately but also encourages your body to produce more collagen in the area for a long-lasting boost.
At Bloom Medical Group?, we carry a wide array of Restylane products for smoothing different parts of the mouth and face, including Restylane Refyne for laugh lines, Restylane Lyft for the mid-face and cheeks, and Restylane Defyne for laugh lines (nasolabial folds and marionette lines).
As a result, patients can get a youthful and natural-looking result. And one of the best things about hyaluronic acid fillers is that they allow you to move your face and lips naturally after injections.
What will my lips look like after Restylane injections?
It may take a few days to see full results from Restylane, but once any swelling subsides, you should be able to see new fullness and a reduction in lip lines in the areas you and Dr. Mohammedi discussed. Some patients want to see a bolder upper lip, while others are more concerned about their lower lip.
Since every face is different, Dr. Mohammedi will talk to you about your aesthetic goals and explain what's possible before you decide on fillers. Putting patients in the driver's seat to understand what to expect is essential to aesthetic treatment. By the time you come in for your injections, you should be confident and excited about the improvements you'll see in your lips.
How much can Restylane improve the size and shape of my lips?
While fillers aren't designed to change the natural shape of your lips, you may be surprised at what a volume boost can do. Patients always have the option to start small and see how they like a more pared-back look before adding more volume at their next appointment.
If your lips were once full and have thinned with age, hyaluronic acid fillers like Restylane can give you back your plump, youthful lips.
The procedure is essentially painless, and a topical anesthetic can be used, so you don't feel your lips during the procedure. However, it's important to remember that when we inject lips, our bodies need time to adjust and produce a natural swelling response for a few days. This will go down in the 48 hours following your procedure, so don't be concerned if your lips look more swollen at first.
How long do Restylane results last?
Restylane is eventually absorbed into your body. However, patients typically see up to 10 months of plump and smooth lips with this hyaluronic acid filler. Some patients report results lasting up to 12 months.
The procedure is repeatable, so if you're looking for something you only need to touch up about once a year, Restylane products can be a great option.
Boost your lips with Restylane in Whittier, CA
Not everyone was born with full lips, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have them.
If you've decided to boost the size of your lips and want a long-lasting lip enhancement, schedule a consultation with board-certified family physician Dr. Nasir Mohammedi at Bloom Medical Group in Whittier, CA to learn more.