How A Lip Augmentation Procedure Can Really Make the Face

Who doesn’t love full lips? Maybe we should blame it on Kylie Jenner, Instagram, or Taylor Swift for that perfect cupid’s bow. The reality is that lip enhancement is becoming increasingly popular, especially with the younger set.  Women between 20 and 29 use dermal fillers, up 32% since 2010, and many for more defined lips. However, there is reason to be concerned with this upward trend.

When a cosmetic treatment becomes popular, especially on social media, patients may use an unqualified injector without sufficient training or experience to perform a safe and successful treatment. Or they may push the boundaries of their natural facial contours to get the latest hot look. To ensure you get the best look possible without risking your health, follow these simple suggestions.

A Plastic Surgeon Is Your Best Option for Lip Augmentation

Any physician, physician’s assistant, nurse, or nurse practitioner can legally administer dermal fillers. However, this does not mean they have a deep understanding of facial anatomy like you would expect from a board-certified plastic surgeon. Every feature on your face works in harmony with the other. So, when you change the shape and size of your lips, this could:

  • Diminish the size of your nose
  • Change the look of your jaw
  • Alter the look of your eyes

This is why it’s best to use an injector who is knowledgeable about the underlying bony structure and how your lips need to be in harmony with your other facial features. You would also want to go to a clinic with a lot of experience with the nuances of dermal fillers, different products, and how one may work better for you than another. And lastly, lip augmentation may not be your best option. Another cosmetic treatment may be what’s best needed to achieve your desired outcome.

Why Dr. Dreyfuss

Dr. David Dreyfuss is a board-certified plastic surgeon with over 30 years of experience in plastic surgery. He offers his patients results that are subtle but enhance your overall look. And with the advent of social media, it has never been more critical to consult with a plastic surgeon for cosmetic improvement. Too many patients, especially millennials, seek an option based just on a photo and say, “I want to look like that.” Unfortunately, many women and men live to regret such choices with unnatural-looking results.

Dr. Dreyfuss understands facial anatomy and the science behind dermal fillers. He will deliver a result that will be universally attractive without giving you duck lips. If you’re looking to improve your lip appearance, and want natural, appealing lips in the process, give Dr. Dreyfuss a call.

To find out more about lip augmentation, contact Dr. Dreyfuss today. Call 815-806-9400 or schedule a consultation.