Lip augmentation is one of the most popular beauty trends. It can help individuals get plump and full lips that nature simply did not provide them. It can also help individuals who are getting older and are starting to notice a loss of volume in their lips. However, before a person decides if lip augmentation is right for them, there are a few things they should consider.
A Few Things to Consider before Your Appointment
Before you schedule your consultation, take a while to think about how you want your lips to look after your lip augmentation. You need to make sure that you communicate with us how much of a difference you would like to see.
How to Prepare for Your Appointment
It is good for you to know that there are some things that you will need to do to prepare for your lip filler appointment. One week before your injection session, you cannot take any anti-inflammatories or aspirin. You may also be instructed to avoid using multivitamins and certain supplements. The reason why this is necessary is to avoid thinning your blood. In some cases, it is recommended that a person avoid consuming alcohol or caffeine at least a day before their appointment.
You will be able to work closely with our doctor when determining the right type of filler for your circumstances. While the doctor is definitely there to guide you in making good decisions, you should take time to do your own research. It is good for you to know that there are different types of fillers that have their own benefits and disadvantages. For example, some fillers are based on collagen. Others are based on hyaluronic acid.
The actual injection session is quick. You will likely be in our office for about an hour for your first treatment session. Where the filler is injected will be based on your preferences and the goals you have. You are going to see immediate results.