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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…

Lip Enhancement Options

  Improving the size and shape of the lips is a frequent cosmetic request and a very commonly performed aesthetic procedure done in the office. While the vast majority of lip enhancements are done by injectable fillers, and most patients are only aware of this approach, there are other less common but equally effective options. Read More…

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