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Lip Fillers In London With Teosyal & Juvederm (Hyaluronic Acid)

Lips injections are not just for enhancement but also ageing

Lip treatments are often associated with volume enhancement and not for anti-ageing purposes. Yet this is far from the truth, as lips are at their fullest between the ages of 16-18. Then as we age, this fullness gradually reduces, along with our skin’s hyaluronic acid, collagen and elastin. Lip lines appear as we repeatedly use our muscular lips; whether it’s pouting, talking or smoking. This gradual lip degradation plays a pivotal role in making us appear old, sometimes older than we actually are.

The surface of the lip behaves similarly to products as the skin does. Most products (balms with hyaluronic acid, ceramides & other magic ingredients) can only sit on top and provide hydration from above temporarily. However, they will not penetrate unless causing an irritant reaction seen in some lip plumping products. This is why subtle lip hydration with purified hyaluronic acid injections have become popular amongst those looking for a longer-lasting anti-ageing solution. Softening lip lines while maintaining natural results.

Within London, lip fillers have become very popular over the last decade and so has the black market with practitioners from all sorts of backgrounds, with clever marketing & PR tricks (M shape, heart-shaped, advanced contoured etc) and low pricing (sometimes is lower than the cost of a good quality product we buy!). So it has become essential for people to understand the importance of selecting medically qualified practitioners.


Treatment Summary

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    Anaesthetic

    Local

  • Treatment Results

    Results

    9-12 months

  • Treatment Procedure Time

    Procedure Time

    10-25 mins

  • Treatment Risk and Complications

    Risk & Complicationss

    Bruising, Swelling, Infection (rare)

  • Full recovery from treatment

    Full Recovery

    1 week

  • Back to Work from Treatment

    Back To Work

    After treatment

Treatment Objective

Every person’s lip is different. The aims can be for beautification (enhancement), correction (asymmetries) or for anti-ageing.

At Cosmedocs, we adopt a highly aesthetic approach towards lip filler treatments while respecting each individual’s anatomy. This provides great natural, and more importantly, without any long term damage which results from aggressive reshaping. Every lip can be naturally modified to a certain amount and it is important we respect the boundaries of each lip individually.

Youthful, ripe, plump and fuller lips are the prime signs of youthfulness and young age!

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Reasons to Choose Natural looking Lip Enhancement

Different techniques are utilized for the lip enhancement depending on where volume is required. To improve small lip lines and lipstick bleeding, lips can be rejuvenated by reshaping the lip outline (vermillion,) to give a youthful, appealing contour. The cupid’s bow and the philtrum ridges on the upper lip can be defined and the main lip body plumped. Often a combination of non-invasive lip enhancement techniques can be applied to give the best results. The picture below shows the variation in contour of lips. Using these procedures, the lips can be reshaped just the way patients may desire:


  • Safe treatment option
  • Safe treatment option
  • Natural, voluptuous, and sexier lips
  • Sensuous lip re-contouring
  • Effective way to cure oral commissures & smoker’s lines

Targeted Treatment Areas

  1. Vermilion border
  2. Cupid bow
  3. Fleshy part of upper and lower lips
  4. Oral commissures
  5. Marionette Lines / Puppet lines
  6. Philtrum ridges
  7. Perioral lines

The Procedure Explained

Initially, one of our cosmetic doctors will discuss any issues you may have with your lips and what the possible options are. Once a decision has been made on the treatment, a topical anaesthetic will be applied before the procedure. The dermal fillers we use also contain anaesthetic so discomfort is minimised. Throughout the treatment you will be able to review the progress with the practitioner and photos will be taken before and after.

The procedure will take about 20-30 minutes. Once completed, the lips will be massaged well and post-treatment advice will be given.


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What Fillers Do We Use?

At CosmeDocs, we use non-permanent, safe, dermal fillers treatment containing hyaluronic acid such as Teosyal, Juvederm and Restylane. These are time tested & safe brands that we ourselves have been using for over 10 years. We only obtain our products from the recommended distributors so you can be sure you’re getting the original (yes fakes have also arrived, unfortunately). Please do keep in mind that each brand has numerous thickness grades of fillers and we use most often the soft/medium grade ones for lips to maintain natural lip appearance on movement. As we have been training doctors with lip fillers in London for years, we've developed special expertise as a group in non surgical lip enhancement procedures.

Why CosmeDocs?

CosmeDocs is a renowned name in the industry of cosmetics. We offer you the most natural non surgical lip augmentation treatment at CosmeDocs London at affordable prices. Our clinics in Derby, Nottingham, Portsmouth, and Windsor and at other locations in UK are well- equipped with all the necessary equipment and team of trained and qualified doctors provide the patients with the safe treatment with minimal risk factors involved. Our dermal fillers treatments can add up volume to your lips and enhance definition of small and thin lips, give balance to the asymmetry of lips while decreasing the fine lines around the lip corners.


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Post Treatment

Lips may be swollen and tender after the treatment and you should avoid touching or applying any makeup to the treated area for 24-48 hours after the procedure to let it settle. Your cosmetic doctor will further guide you about aftercare.


Side Effects Of Lip Fillers Treatment & Complications

As with any injectable treatment bruising and redness can occur and may be camouflaged with makeup. There may be a lot of swelling in the first few days and these procedures are not advised close to any special event.

More serious complications such as hypersensitivity reactions, infections and granuloma formation are possible, although very rare.

Combining Treatments with Lip Fillers

The lip fillers london treatment involves the use of dermal fillers combined with the Botox treatments to give you the perfect and plump lips with well-defined outline.

Botox Injections

Botox injections around the lips can also be used to soften smoker’s lines and may be used in conjunction with dermal fillers to optimise the results.

Nasolabial Folds, Oral Commissures & Marionette Lines

Often the areas around the lips are the cause of an ageing appearance or an unhappy facial expression. Our cosmetic doctors can also use hyaluronic acid dermal fillers to help invert a downward smile, smooth vertical lines that emerge between the nose and lips (nasolabial folds) or lines extending downward from the mouth (marionette lines).

Lip fillers is a non-surgical procedure of improving the shape of the lips and to remove fine lines and wrinkles to achieve more fuller, fresh, well-defined and youthful lips. In this treatment procedure Botox or dermal fillers or both botox and dermal fillers are injected by experts doctor or practitioner at certain places on and around the lips which gives volume and fullness to the lips while giving them desired shape.

Dermal fillers are avoided in any pregnant or breastfeeding ladies. They are also not advised if there is any infection or irritation in the treatment area or known hypersensitivity to hyaluronic acid. The general health of an individual will also be taken into consideration to assess suitability.

Lips may be swollen and tender after the treatment and you should avoid touching or applying any makeup to the treated area for 24-48 hours after the procedure to let it settle. Your cosmetic doctor will further guide you about aftercare.

As with any injectable treatment, bruising and redness can occur and may be camouflaged with makeup. There may be a lot of swelling in the first few days and these procedures are not advised close to any special event. More serious complications such as hypersensitivity reactions, infections and granuloma formation are possible, although very rare.

At CosmeDocs we are not only a clinic, but also a training centre with our sister company, the Harley Street Institute. All of our doctors have been working within Aesthetics for years and assist with our training institute teaching other medical professionals - from beginner to advanced Aesthetics. Our doctors come from both medical and dental backgrounds, each with a registration number that can be checked via the GMC or GDC.

Hyaluronic acid filler treatments will last about 6-12 months. During or after this period it is possible to have further treatment to maintain or improve the result if felt necessary.

As the hyaluronic acid is gradually broken down your lips will return to their previous appearance.

We know that lips are quite sensitive. A topical numbing cream is applied to help ease any discomfort. In addition, the dermal fillers also contain anesthetic which makes the whole treatment relatively painless and comfortable.

It is not a permanent procedure. The effects of the treatment stay for almost 6-12 months depending on the type of non-surgical dermal fillers treatment you have. There are different factors which effect the duration of the results of treatment such as aging, If you do not repeat the treatment your face is likely to return to its previous natural condition. If you want to have permanent results, you can go for surgical lip augmentation.

Non-permanent dermal fillers enable you to re-contour again once the effects have worn off. Permanent options are not changeable if there are any undesirable cosmetic side-effects.

The recovery time from the common side effects of the treatment such as bruising and swelling is almost 24-72 hours. It is also recommended that you should avoid any social gatherings atleast for 48 hours after the treatment. some other reactions like redness, itching and pain tenderness at the site of injection resolve in almost 2 to 10 days on average.

The risks depend largely on the choice of the type of dermal fillers for the treatment and their relative permanence but the complications and risks from the administration of fillers are quite unlikely. Some of the common side effects can be bruising, swelling, bleeding, redness and sensitivity of skin and allergy like symptoms. These side effects usually vanish in a few days or in a week after the treatment.

Yes. When the non-surgical treatment for lip augmentation is conducted by the expert and professional practitioners it gives you 99% natural results. It enhance the shape of your lips giving them volume and natural shine which adds to the attractiveness of facial appearance.

It is better that you avoid smoking after lip augmentation treatment because smoking cause premature aging of your lips and face. The frequent contraction of your lips during smoking might shorten the duration of the effects of dermal fillers and botox. Though it is not supported by any study, but it is better that you should avoid smoking as it is injurious to your overall health.

If the treatment has used Hyaluronic acid based dermal filler then it can be reversed with the use of hyaluronidase. This actually dissolves the hyaluronic acid based fillers in just few hours time. In case of other types of fillers, they can be only removed through a surgery so the use of other kinds of fillers should be avoided in lip augmentation procedures.

The price of lip injections varies with the types of dermal filler, extent of treatment and the expertise of the doctor. It is better to have a consultation session with the doctor before finally deciding about the treatment. This will help in addressing all your queries and you will also be able to know the actual cost of complete treatment depending on the type of treatment you want.

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