Lip Fillers

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What are lip fillers?

Lip fillers are made of hyaluronic acid (HA), a substance naturally found in your body that increases volume, adds shape to the tissues, and enhances the definition of the natural shape of your lips. The most common fillers for lip augmentation are Juvederm Ultra XC, Juvederm Volbella XC, and Restylane, which are all injected the same way and give you similar results.

There are two types of lip fillers, temporary and permanent. Temporary fillers are by far the most popular choice and can be reversible. If you don't like how your lips look following a treatment, you can have an eraser enzyme, hyaluronidase, injected to disperse the particles and speed up how the fillers can be broken down. Permanent fillers are exactly what the name implies and not reversible. Dr. Z also offers lip fat grafting to provide permanent and natural results. Lip fat grafting can be performed as a stand-alone procedure or combined with your surgical procedure.

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Lip Fillers FAQS

Am I a candidate for Lip Fillers or Lip Fat Grafting?

If you are looking to add volume to your lips and make them fuller, you are definitely a good candidate for a lip filler procedure. You should be in good physical health and have realistic expectations of what it can do for you and its outcome.

What are the risks with Lip Fillers or Lip Fat Grafting?

Since your lips are one of the most sensitive parts of your face, the most common side effects are minor bruising and swelling that can last for a few days. There is a possibility of an allergic reaction that can cause redness and itchiness and asymmetry. This is rare.

Lip fat grafting uses your own body fat to enhance the shape and volume of your lips. There is no risk of an allergic reaction. The results are considered long-lasting once the grafted fat survives.

When can I exercise after Lip Fillers or Lip Fat Grafting?

Wait at least a day or two to allow the swelling to go down.

What results will I see from Lip Fillers or Lip Fat Grafting?

The results of lip fillers can last up to a year. It all depends on how your body breaks down the filler. Expect the initial swelling to distort your results at first until it fades and your lips adapt to the new volume and resolve into their new fuller state after a few days.

The results of lip fat grafting are lasting. There will be an initial period of swelling that resolves over several weeks to a month. Not all of the fat that is grafted to the lips will survive. Once your swelling subsides and at least eight weeks have passed you will get a better idea of how much fat survived. At that point, the fat that has survived will provide a lasting result.

How many treatments will I need?

It depends on your type of lips. For example, it can take a few sessions to achieve a full but natural look with thin lips.

Lip Filler Procedure

Lip fillers using hyaluronic acid can be performed quickly in our office and typically takes about a half-hour. The targeted injection sites are cleansed and a topical numbing cream can be applied. During the injection stage of lip fillers Miami plastic surgeon, Dr. Zuriarrain uses small needles to inject the filler into your lips. You may receive an ice pack to help decrease swelling and any discomfort.

Lip fat grafting requires a small amount of liposuction and is performed in the operating room under local anesthesia or sedation for comfort. It is an excellent way to benefit from lip augmentation and fat reduction in any body region you choose. It's no secret many famous people use lip fillers to enhance their lips. Here are some of the biggest reasons how lip fillers can help you:

  • Fast recovery
  • Quick results
  • Natural appearance
  • Restores lost volume
  • Fuller and sexier lips
  • Lumps can be dissolved
  • Control over lip volume
  • Boost to self-confidence
  • Little to no side-effects
  • More youthful appearance
  • More definition to the lip line
  • Better asymmetry to facial features
  • Injections can be received over a period of time
Miami Lip Fillers

The first step to receiving lip filler in Miami is to choose a certified doctor like Dr. Z to work with. He is an experienced surgeon leading a skillful team that uses proven techniques to get you the look you want. Get the lips you’ve always desired today with Zuri Plastic Surgery in Miami.

Alexander Zuriarrain, MD, FACS

The Consultation

When people look at us, they notice our eyes and lips first. The upper lip, nasal tip, and central part of the lower lip take on major importance when someone assesses beauty in our face. A lip filler is a procedure that can give you fuller, plumper lips.

Dr. Zuriarrain looks forward to meeting with you and answering your questions about lip fillers or lip fat grafting. He will go over the procedure and provide detailed information. As a recognized professional in the field of plastic surgery, Dr. Z uses a personalized and meticulous approach to help you achieve your lip goals with lip filler in Miami.

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Recovery After Lip Fillers

Dr. Z is a quadruple board-certified and experienced surgeon with a proven safety record. He is always looking out for his patients. The caring staff at Zuri Plastic Surgery goes the extra mile to give you top notch service. Dr. Z and his staff use proven techniques to provide you with lip fillers in Miami. At Zuri, you will receive great care and an outcome that will change your lifestyle.

Your recovery should be minimal with possible minor pain. You can apply a cold pack on your lips if you feel some soreness. Swelling can take a few days to disappear during which time you will need to avoid kissing or applying certain lipsticks. You'll need to avoid any strenuous exercise and activities like yoga or massage that increases the blood flow to your face, and consequently, adds to the swelling.

Lip Fillers in Miami

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