Pros and Cons of Lip Injections

So you’ve always dreamt of full, luscious lips but you’re not sure whether getting lip injections is the right option for you. There are many things to consider and lots of options to choose from when you think about getting your lips injected, but in the end, it’s up to you and your doctor. You have to feel comfortable with getting the treatment done and the doctor needs to feel that you will get the proper results you’re looking for.

What are Lip Injections?

A lip injection is a cosmetic procedure that can be done either by injecting fillers into the lips with needles to get a plump result or in the skin around the lips to ease the sign of wrinkles.

Why Get Lip Injections?

There are a few reasons why someone might be interested in getting their lips injected. Of course, they might yearn to have fuller lips than what they were born with, but a patient may also have lines around the mouth that they are feeling very self conscious about, and as they age, the lines become more prominent and frustrating. Some lip injections can help fill the lines in and give the area around the mouth (especially above the upper lip), a fuller appearance.

The Benefits of Lip Injections

Not only will you get the full lips you want or the wrinkles removed around your lips, but there are a few other solid benefits to enjoy when you consider getting lip injections. There are many different options and types to try that will be able to help reach your goals and allow you to get less bruising and downtime. Lip injections also cost less than if you were to get any form of lip implants. And let’s not forget that these types of treatments can be done right in the dermatologist office so you can easily get them done on a lunch break or right after work without worrying about going to a hospital.

Different Types of Lip Injections

When you go to get your lips done, there will be a few injection choices to consider before getting poked with the needle.

These are just a few examples of the types of lip injections that can be used for your cosmetic needs. Speak with your dermatologist to find out which one might be right for you and if there are other options more suitable for your skin and muscle tissue.

Disadvantages of Lip Injections

What to Look Out for When Considering Lip Injections

Like stated above, you can easily go to your local dermatologist to get these lip injections done or to learn more about the pros and cons of this treatment. Be sure that the dermatologist specialized in cosmetic dermatology rather than only serious skin conditions. You want to make sure that the person you go to has performed these types of injections on a regular basis, rather than only working with skin cancer and mole removal.

Speak with the doctor to ensure you are in fact, a good candidate for lip injections and that you don’t have any underlying skin or muscle tissue issues that need to be addressed or that can cause any problems down the road after treatment.

Always set up a consultation before you do anything. It’s best to get a professional to look at you first and go over all the details of the pros and cons for this type of treatment before you get injected so you know what is expected.

Lip injections can be a great way for you to feel your best inside and out. Whether you are looking to achieve fuller, sexier lips or you simply want to ease the wrinkles above your upper lip, these types of treatments may be the perfect option for you.

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