Full lips are an indication of sensuality and youth, but not everyone is born with the size and shape they want. Even if you enjoyed that perfect pout in your younger years, volume loss can occur over time, thinning out the lips and creating an aged appearance. Fortunately, you don’t have to live with thin, undefined lips that make you self-conscious about your appearance. While previous lip augmentation procedures focused on surgical implants and fat transfer, Dr. Mordkovich offers a simpler and more efficient solution to give you the fuller pucker you desire.
Lip augmentation at Cross Hudson Plastic Surgery is a non-invasive injectable procedure that offers a combination of shaping and volume enhancement using dermal fillers. Whether you’re a patient in your early 20s hoping to get rid of your lip liners, or someone in their 50s looking for a lip lift, Dr. Mordkovich’s technique is painless and produces natural, beautiful results.
Some of the benefits you can hope to achieve through lip augmentation include:
- Full, shapely lips
- Restoration of volume to lips that have become thin over time
- Greater definition of lip contours
- Reduction of wrinkles bordering the lips
Lip augmentation is a quick procedure that Dr. Mordkovich completes in just a few minutes of treatment time. You can even add a few injections to those pesky fine lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth while you are in our office to further enhance your more youthful look.
RESTYLANE SILK FOR CONTOURED LIPS
Since 2015, FDA-approved Restylane Silk has been the dermal filler of choice for many plastic surgeons that use this technique for augmenting the lips. This smooth solution is crafted of smaller particles that add volume to the lips without creating an unnatural, bumpy appearance. While this is a favorite at Cross Hudson Plastic Surgery as well, we do provide other options for our patients to ensure that each receives the best formulation for their precise concerns and expected results.Restylane Silk comes from the family of fillers that contain hyaluronic acid as their base. This sugar is found in the body and is responsible for helping the layers of the dermis retain moisture and a supple appearance. When used in a dermal filler, hyaluronic acid provides the support the dermal structure needs to restore volume and smooth away aging symptoms from the inside out. In addition to producing naturally fuller lips, Restylane Silk smooths away the vertical lines that often form above the upper lip, known as smoker’s lines or lipstick lines.
The technique used for lip augmentation is the key to optimal results, as the lips have the potential to appear overdone without proper injection. Dr. Mordkovich is skilled in facial contouring and lip augmentation using a spot injection technique that addresses all portions of the lips without overfilling. He looks to improve measured proportions of the upper and lower lips by perfecting the lip border.
Lip augmentation using Restylane Silk is a painless procedure, since the solution contains lidocaine to numb the lips during the shaping process. Dr. Mordkovich may ask you to smile during your treatment if he is reducing the appearance of a gummy smile, and will strategically place injections to produce a symmetrical result. He will also massage the upper and lower lips as he injects each section to spread the filler evenly into the treatment area. After your procedure, you will leave our office with your new results ready to show off to the world.
Restylane Silk lip injections last for at least six months for most of our patients. At that time, you will need to schedule another procedure to maintain your fuller pout. We have injectable treatment packages available to make your ongoing results both convenient and affordable. Call Cross Hudson Plastic Surgery today at 201-751-9490 to ask about our lip augmentation treatment.