Full lips are a sign of both youth and femininity. A very popular procedure for all ages. Thin lips can result from aging or can be genetic. Lip augmentation is one of the most common uses for dermal fillers. Temporary fillers are always preferred because they are safe, natural, and reversible.
Typically, temporary lip fillers last for 8-12 months. It involves a quick office procedure where numbing ointment is applied followed by the injections. Pain is minimal if any. Dr. Economou often uses fine needles or microcannulas which combined with the right technique minimize any bruising or swelling. Nonetheless, some swelling for a couple of days can occur. This is minimized by cool compresses to the area after the procedure.
Dr. Economou is specially trained in facial aesthetics and will be happy to discuss your treatment options.