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Lip Injections using Buccal Fat

Lip augmentation is a popular facial filling procedure that has been done by a wide variety of materials. Synthetic fillers, fat injection and implants have all be done with well known advantages and disadvantages. The perfect lip augmentation material, however, remains elusive Of all the known injectable fillers, fat has a high appeal but is Read More…

Product Review – Lip Augmentation with Juvederm Ultra XC

Lip augmentation is one of the most common and historic procedures for hyaluronic acid-based injectable fillers. It would surprise many then to find out that despite its popularity and common usage, few of these injectable fillers are actually FDA-approved for use in the lips. There are a variety of reasons for this lack of approval Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Permalip Implant Lip Augmentation

Background: Lip augmentation is the historic location for injectable fillers since the early 1980s and remains as one of the top injectable filler sites even today. There are a wide variety of injectable fillers and manufacturers but the use of hyaluronic-acid (HA) based fillers is primarily used in the lips as they have the lowest Read More…

Technical Strategies – Cupid’s Bow Lift of the Upper Lip

Augmentation of the upper lip is one of the most commonly done non-surgical facial enhancement procedures. This can usually be successfully done through the use of a variety of different hyaluronic acid-based injectable fillers. Despite their popularity and frequency of use, however, injectable fillers can not solve all aesthetic upper lip concerns. A thin upper Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Long Terms Results of Subnasal Lip Lift

Background: Lip augmentation is one of the most popular non-surgical cosmetic facial procedures and is one of the most common sites for the placement of injectable fillers.  But injectable fillers only add volume and in the vermilion deficient lip may create a very pouty lip or ‘fish’ lips. Without adequate vermilion height the filler merely Read More…

Case Study – Lip Advancement Revisions

Background: Lip augmentations are very popular and are most commonly done with the use of injectable fillers. But not every smaller lip can be satisfactorily augmented by fillers alone and, even when a satisfactory result is achieved, women may eventually tire of the need for repeated injection sessions and their cost. A lip advancement is Read More…

The Permalip Facial Implant For Lip Augmentation

Despite that lip augmentation is sought by many women (and a few men), the perfect procedure to accomplish it remains elusive. A wide variety of treatment options exist to achieve bigger lips from injectable fillers and fat to surgical manipulations of the vermilion and skin excisions. Injectable fillers are by far the most common lip Read More…

Case Study: Upper Lip Advancement in a Man

Background: There are many options for lip enhancement today of which injectable fillers is by far the most commonly used. But for a permanent change in size, surgical options must be considered. Two basic types of lip lifts exists done either from under the nose (subnasal lip lift)or from the edge of the top of Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Lip Implants

  The use of implants for lip augmentation is a surgical procedure that adds permanent volume to the lips. It is done as an office procedure under local anesthesia if done alone or in the operating room under general anesthesia if it is included as part of a collection of other plastic surgery procedures. The Read More…

Consent for Plastic Surgery – Lip Implants

  These explanations are intended to improve your understanding of the lip implant procedure that has been discussed with you. Please read them carefully and understand that this list includes many, but not all of the different outcomes from this surgery. Please feel free to ask Dr. Eppley any further questions regarding your surgery. ALTERNATIVES Read More…

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