Lip fillers are a cosmetic treatment used to enhance the appearance of the lips. When the filler is injected into the lips it plumps them up, making them look fuller and more voluptuous. Lip filler can also be used to correct lip defects, such as asymmetry, unwanted lines, or thinness.

Keep reading to learn more about lip fillers and how they work.

How are Lip Fillers Administered?

Lip fillers are administered through a syringe in a process that is quick and minimal pain because we numb with a topical agent beforehand. The filler is injected into the lips in small amounts until the desired look is achieved. In some cases, local anesthesia may be used to make the injection more comfortable. Recovery from lip filler injections is typically short, and most people can return to their normal activities immediately after the procedure.

Benefits of Lip Filler

Lip filler is a popular beauty treatment that can provide a range of benefits. Some of the primary benefits of lip filler include:

– A fuller, more youthful appearance

– Enhanced definition and contour

– A more plump and more hydrated appearance

– Diminish lines around and on the lip 

Lip Filler Side Effects

Like any cosmetic procedure, there are some risks associated with lip fillers. The most common side effects include bruising, swelling, and pain at the injection site. These side effects are usually temporary and subside within 10-14 days.

In rare cases, more serious side effects such as infections or allergic reactions may occur. That’s why it’s important to undergo treatment with an experienced providers like Michelle Esthetics Nurses and NP’s

What to Expect After Lip Filler Treatment

You should expect some minor bruising and swelling around your lips for a few days after your treatment. You may also experience some tenderness and mild swelling up to 10-14 days.

Your lips may also appear slightly larger than usual for the first few days after the procedure. This is because the filler is still settling into place. The final results of your treatment will take approximately 10-14 days.

How Long Do the Results Last?

Lip filler results can last for 6 to 9 months, but this will vary from person to person. You will need to have follow-up treatments to maintain your results.