The most widespread strategy for lip augmentation is with injectable fillers. Even though other extra surgical choices exist such as lifts and implants, producing the lip larger by injections are rapid, simple to do, and have instantaneous outcomes. (notice that I did not say painless!) Even though 5 years ago, only two injectable filler choices existed (collagen and a initial-generation hyaluronic acid filler, Restylane), the option in between them was fairly clear. But as of right now, there are now eight commercially-accessible injectable filler choices and extra are certain to come in 2009. With so quite a few alternatives, it is not possible for any patient to know which injectable filler is ideal for the lips and surely some physicians are in a quandry as effectively.
The easy answer is…..none of the injectable fillers is the ideal. Every has their personal person positive aspects and disadvantages though particular trends amongst them are clear. 1st, have an understanding of that no injectable filler has ever been FDA-authorized for use in the lips in the United States though it is widespread practice. Technically, the use of injectable fillers in the lips is 'off-label' use. Why it has under no circumstances been authorized by the FDA is a regulatory technicality and processing challenge from the manufacturer, not 1 of security. Lip augmentation possibly accounts for practically half of all injectable filler use for quite a few years so its security track record is effectively established. Secondly, the composition of the injectable filler is essential to understanding its effectiveness and security in the lip. Lip tissue is distinctive from skin as lips are like fingers, we use them a lot and they are extremely sensitive to touch and really feel. For this purpose, non-particulated fillers such as collagen and hyaluronic acid fillers are ideal suited for the lips. These injectable fillers with particles (Radiesse and Artefill) ought to not be placed in the lip as their threat of irregularities and nodules (foreign-physique reactions) is unquestionably larger.
I would say that the hyaluronic acid fillers ( boned sugar molecules) are the gold typical for lip augmentation. All of them will function and their effectiveness is the identical no matter the advertising name or manufacturer. The only distinction in between them is……how lengthy do they final and how considerably do they price? In brief, the query is an challenge of worth with their use. The only way to figure out how lengthy hyaluronic acid lip injections will final is to know the concentration of hyaluronic acid in the item and how effectively it is cross-linked collectively. Each concerns which a patient can not ascertain. As there are no research that straight evaluate 1 hyaluronic acid item to an additional in a potential lip augmentation research (someday there will be but none exist as of now), sufferers have to guided by what their doctor injector tells them.
In my knowledge, some hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers final longer in the lips than other folks. The variety of persistence is anyplace from four to 12 months. For the sake of simplicity, for instance, the newest hyaluronic acid filler Prevelle (HA concentration of five mg/ml) lasts about three to four months though Juvaderm (HA concentration 24 mg/ml) lasts about eight to 9 months in my knowledge. And, not surprising, the price in my practice is also distinctive with the longer lasting 1 priced larger. (as it ought to be) With such an array of HA injectable fillers, I have identified that it is now feasible to 'get what you spend for'. You can now opt for your injectable lip augmentation outcome fairly considerably on the cost you want to spend. Some HA injectable fillers price extra than other folks but they final longer also.