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Fillers or Lip Augmentation – Which Will Give Me the Better Pout?

If you have naturally flat or thin lips or wish your mouth looked fuller and sexier, you may rely on makeup to define your mouth’s shape and make your lips look more prominent. However, for more effective, long-lasting results, lip enhancement is an increasingly popular alternative.

At Facial Plastic Surgery of Austin, Dr. Yula Indeyeva provides non-surgical fillers and specialized surgical procedures to artfully reshape your lips.

How Do Lip Fillers Work?

Dermal fillers consist of biocompatible materials based on substances your body produces naturally. Fillers such as those in the Restylane family of products are FDA-approved for enhancing volume using hyaluronic acid, which acts like a soft cushion to plump lips. Hyaluronic acid, which is in virtually all living things, also has humectant properties, which means it attracts water particles for even more volume.

Non-surgical lip fillers are smooth gels that come in different formulations and particle sizes, providing an effective option for almost every rejuvenation need. For example, Restylane Kysse is specifically for lip augmentation.

Lip enhancement with cosmetic injectables is a quick, nearly painless, in-office treatment that provides an immediately noticeable improvement. Afterward, you can return to your typical activities. Side effects are mild and should resolve on their own soon. Because your body will eventually metabolize the gel, filler results aren’t permanent, but you can maintain your look with regular touch-ups.

What Is Lip Augmentation Surgery? 

Dr. Indeyeva offers two surgical lip enhancements – a lip lift and an SMAS augmentation. A lip lift involves shortening the distance between the upper lip and the base of the nose, while an SMAS augmentation uses a tissue transfer to add volume to your lips.

Lip enhancement surgery is ideal for people who are willing to take time away from work and other responsibilities for recovery. It also pairs beautifully with other facial surgeries, such as a facelift.

If you are still weighing your options and are not ready to make a permanent change to your appearance, lip fillers provide an excellent way to preview what lip augmentation surgery can do for you.

Start a Conversation With Austin’s Leading Female Plastic Surgeon

Your journey to luscious lips starts with a consultation. During this one-on-one meeting, Dr. Indeyeva will assess your face shape and ask you several questions about your cosmetic goals and lifestyle. As a Double Board-Certified plastic surgeon and expert cosmetic injector, Dr. Indeyeva has all the qualifications necessary to provide outstanding results, whether you decide on a non-surgical or surgical lip enhancement.

When you choose to work with Dr. Indeyeva, you never have to worry about exaggerated or unnatural results. The goal of these procedures is not to make you look like a different person. Instead, you will enjoy a subtly refreshed, youthful effect. If you’re considering lip augmentation in Austin, Texas, please contact us today to schedule an appointment. Dr. Indeyeva will be delighted to share her expertise and passion for Facial Plastic Surgery with you.

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