With celebrities openly discussing their lip injections and popularizing a full pouty mouth, lip injections are more popular than ever. Dr. Roxana Kerns offers lip injection treatments to enhance your natural smile from her practice, Orchid Aesthetics Medical Spa, located in Midtown West, New York City. She offers pre-treatment consultations to ensure she understands the look you want to achieve. Call or schedule a consultation online today to learn more.
Lip injections add volume to your lips with dermal fillers like Restylane®, Juvederm®, or even your own fatty tissue. Dr. Kerns offers lip injections to enhance the size of your lips and give them more definition. She combines her extensive aesthetic medicine expertise with artistry to create the lips you want, contouring them into perfect Hollywood shapes.
In most cases, lip injections are quick treatments. Before the injections begin, Dr. Kerns applies a topical anesthetic to ensure your comfort throughout the treatment. She carefully marks the injection sites as planned during your consultation.
Then using a fine needle, Dr. Kerns begins injecting the filler into your lips. She places injections in the inner and outer borders of your lips to create definition and plumpness. She makes small injections, stopping frequently to monitor her progress to ensure you end up with the look you want.
You may choose to combine treatments. For example, you can have Botox® injections at the same time to smooth out perioral wrinkles around your mouth. These smoker’s lines, as they’re sometimes called, can prematurely age your appearance and reduce the effect of your lip injections.
When you have lip injections, you have a lot of control over your appearance. Fillers like Restylane and Juvederm support the newly defined shape of your lips. Treatment is gradual, slowly building until the desired volume is reached.
There is very little bruising following treatment, and the effects typically last for up to six months. You can prolong the effects of your lip injections by using a hyaluronic serum. Many patients opt to have lip injections on a regular basis to maintain their desired appearance.
You may want to apply ice directly following your lip injections but apply gently. You should avoid putting any firm pressure on your lips for several days. You should also not use lipstick for at least 24 hours after treatment.
Call or book an appointment online to meet with Dr. Kerns to talk about lip injections. She can help you understand the treatment and what needs to be done to help you reach your goals.