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Information on Lip Plumping Injections

Lip plumping injections are the method used to provide those with thin lips with fullness, plumpness and distinction of the lips. There are many women who are dissatisfied with the thinness of their lips and they dream of having fuller lips. Modern cosmetics and medical science can provide that very easily.

Lip plumping injections involve a fairly simple procedure which can be a fairly easy way of providing those desired fuller lips. Most lip plumping injections utilize Botox injections applied on the lips. They work by tackling the wrinkles and they are very efficient in removing the wrinkles and lines on the skin. Botox does the same thing to the areas of the skin which surround the lips and by doing so it makes them appear fuller. It does not trigger any side effects or hassle such as redness or rash at the affected areas.

Types of Injections for Lip Plumping

Botox injections are the most common choice when it comes to lip plumping but there are also other options for those who do not want to use Botox injections.

Artecol is one of those options and it is actually a synthetic material whose main advantage is that it lasts so much longer than fat or collagen. It is a synthetic material so it can be affiliated with certain types of allergic reactions. Another option is restylane which is actually a transparent gel and it contains hyaluronic acid. It is usually not associated with any types of allergic reactions and it is also very beneficial because it can easily be absorbed by the human body and it is a biodegradable substance.

The third option is fascia injections which utilize a tissue harvested from the patient’s body or perhaps a deceased donor. Fascia can be injected into the lips but it can also be implanted in a surgical manner. The fourth option is collagen injections. Collagen gets extracted from cows and it can sometimes trigger certain types of allergic reactions. Other options may include autologen and dermalogen.

Lip Plumping Procedures

Lip plumping procedures are simple and usually lost for just a few hours. Fat grafting is one of the most common procedures and it involves the injection of person’s own fat into the lips.

Insertion of alloderm by means of very small incisions is another way, but it is only a temporary solution. Local flap grafts is another surgical procedure and is the most invasive option of them all. Single session of lip injections may cost 350 dollars. Other procedure may cost up to 5000 dollars.

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