Lip Augmentation

What is a lip enhancement?

This procedure is aimed at highlighting and augmenting the volume of the lips. There are several techniques to achieve that result. Those may be surgical interventions or injections of various substances.

What does the procedure consist of?

Dr. Robles will examine the shape and size of your lips and he will decide the ideal method to enhance your lips according to the goals you are interested in achieving. Once the method is settled, a topic or local anesthesia will be applied to make you feel more comfortable during the procedure.

If the treatment selected were one that requires injections, Dr. Robles will inject your mucosa with a little needle in those areas that require a higher volume. For those patients that need an implant, the material selected will be put under your lips through several infiltrations. These procedures usually last between 20 to 45 minutes, and the results will be seen immediately.

Am I a good candidate?

Dr. Robles will assess your medical records and the shape and size of your lips. According to what he observes, he will decide which the best procedure for you to achieve the goals you want.

How is the recovery?

Once the procedure is finished, Dr. Robles will advise you to apply ice to the area for two days to avoid an excessive swelling. It is totally natural to experience a discomfort feeling or flushing in the area. These will only last for a few days and will wear off gradually.

What are the risks?

The risks associated to this procedure are hematomas, induration or inflammation.

How long will the results last?

The results will be seen immediately. Anyway, in order to maintain the results you will have to attend to several sessions of the procedure. Dr. Robles will tell you which the frequency of the treatment is.

What do I need to get the procedure done?

Since this is a simple procedure, there aren’t any previous steps. The type of procedure will be decided by Dr. Robles according to the assessment and the objectives you have.