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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…

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…

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…

Case Study: Labiomental Fold Reduction with Implant

  Background: The chin is composed of various tissues that simplistically is a ball of soft tissue sitting on top of a prominent bony ledge. At the top of this ball is a horizontal groove or indentation that sits between the lower lip and chin about 2/3s the way up from the very bottom of Read More…

Case Study: Male Lip Implant Augmentation

  Background: Lip augmentation is a popular procedure that is most commonly done with the use of injectable fillers. Any of the family of hyaluronic-acid based fillers offers an immediate improvement in which the material can be placed in a variety of lip locations to create both increased size and/or enhancement of various lip features. Read More…

Plastic Surgery Product Review: PermaLip Implants

Lip augmentation is one of the most popular minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures of the face. Done almost exclusively with injectable fillers, it produces instantaneous augmentation of the vermilion-cutaneous junction or the lip body proper. Of last year’s nearly 2 million injectable filler treatments performed in the U.S., a significant percent of them was for lip enhancement. Read More…

Common Questions about Lip Augmentation and Lip Lifts

1.      What is the difference between lip enhancement and lip augmentation? Most people, including plastic surgeons, often use these lip terms interchangeably. While one could argue no matter what you call it, the idea is to make the lip look better… which usually means fuller. However, there are some subtle differences between lip augmentation and Read More…

Advanta (ePTFE) Implants for Lip Augmentation

Fuller lips continue to be a desired cosmetic enhancement. Most commonly, the upper lip is augmented in an effort to increase its naturally smaller proportion to that of the lower lip. Injectable fillers continue to be the most common method of lip augmentation due to immediate result and lack of recovery. Lip augmentation with injectable Read More…

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