The Definitive Guide to Getting Lip Fillers in Melbourne

In recent years lip fillers have become vastly more popular as more and more celebrities were showing off their newly fuller luscious lips and of course, this led to  Instagram quickly beginning to overflow with over-the-top pouts.

When this trend initially surged there was often a focus on more size, but things have since settled as the trend matured a little, many people now looking for and preferring the look of more natural enhancements that are far more flexible no matter what age bracket or style choice someone prefers. Even though the style has changed after it initially boomed it looks like this non-surgical cosmetic enhancement isn’t going away and will be in demand for many years to come. The city of Melbourne has a large amount of fashion-focused members of the community. So there are many cosmetic surgery clinics in the area that offer lip fillers, giving plentiful options and product choice which may make choosing not just the best products but also cosmetic doctor to do the procedure in the way that best suits your goals seem overwhelming. So if you are beginning your look into the now quite common procedure, this guide may help you get started on making the best decisions for you.

What Do The Lip Fillers In Melbourne Generally Consist Of and What’s So Great About It?

One of the benefits that a currently growing trend in cosmetics brings is competition and increased markets for manufacturers. Many Swiss, American, Swedish cosmetic companies producing fillers have been launching or expanding their dermal injectable product lines. Lip fillers are primarily derived from a solution containing hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally produced and found in the human body that’s essentially used as a form of lubrication for skin, joints and perhaps more surprising even the brain. Crosslinking of hyaluronic acid molecules in a suitable laboratory environment takes place and converts it from a watery liquid to a cohesive gel. Various consistencies and characteristics can be targeted for development for specific preferences in this way by making fine adjustments in the chemistry involved this process results in multiple ranges of filler choices leading to variants that are firmer, softer, subtle or resilient. Because HA based fillers are dissolvable, they can be used to shape, sculpt, soften and enhance the mouth as well as the entire face to suit a patient’s desired outcome temporarily and safely. Even though some cosmetic procedures are temporary not many are as flexible as HA based fillers, and if a patient decides for some reason, they do not like the outcome or have a change of mind after seeing the results a simple injection of a substance called hyaluronidase will reduce volume and counteract the previous effects almost immediately. Due to HA being a naturally produced chemical in the body and also being hydrophilic (meaning it attracts water and draws fluid towards it) over time the body safely absorbs it and the effects will slowly disappear and taper off.

How to Keep Your Skin Looking Hydrated and Plump

Around midlife, your body naturally slows down its production of HA starting at around age 30 making it harder over time to keep your skin hydrated and plump looking. Also, each year after around the age of 30 elastin and collagen levels in our facial tissue diminish and this results in most of us with less volume in our cheeks and thinner looking lips as we age. Injectable fillers do wonders for restoring a youthful lushness and plump facial shape. A suitably skilled cosmetic doctor can rejuvenate facial features and will know the best products for your situation and each facial region and will offer a variety of choices to sculpt, plump or replenish areas as the patient desires.

The SKIN CLUB Cosmetic Doctors clinic in Melbourne only provides the leading products used by qualified doctors not nurses or clinicians, ensuring you receive not just the highest quality of products but skilled professionals to do the work. If you have your treatment done by a well experienced and qualified professional the risks associated with HA fillers are extremely low and results are instant. Very few procedures can change your appearance as quickly and effectively making it a low risk, convenient and effective treatment for those seeking lip and face rejuvenation or enhancement.

How Long Will My Lip Filler Result last?

Effects will generally last between 6 months to 2 years, depending on the type of products used and the metabolism of the HA by the patient. Because the lips are frequently mobile, however, that region of the face tends to absorb and metabolize the filler material faster than other facial areas such as under the eyes or cheeks. There are many motivations for choosing any cosmetic procedure or treatment, and these are as varied and individual as people can be. When it comes to lip enhancement there are two primary motivations for seeking this kind of augmentation and enhancement in many cases, aging casing lips naturally to thin over time and to restore volume and a youthful appearance to their lips. The other common motivation is many people have naturally thin lips simply due to their specific mix of genetics and have a desire for a what they may consider a more feminine, pouty and youthful appearance to what they currently have while avoiding more permanent and dramatic procedures.

How are Lip Filler Treatments Carried out?

When some people smile, they notice their upper lip shows too much of their gums as their lip curls. Some may consider this a “gummy smile” and can often be improved and reduced by lip injections. Scarred, uneven or even cleft lips can be improved through the careful and precise use of HA fillers to not just enhance the fullness and smooth texture but even symmetry or other irregularities a patient may have.

Syringes of HA gels come pre-filled and sterile from the manufacturers and will usually get sold as individual units, with 1ml pre-filled syringes being standard. The contents are then mixed with numbing agents such as lidocaine which takes effect quickly during the first injection to make the area less sensitive. A very fine needle is used to direct the gel into the skin with precision, and subsequent doses are usually essentially pain-free as the tissue is already numb. Another method of filling involves a blunt tip cannula where a small soft tube is introduced through a small puncture, and the gel is then directed into various areas within the lips with relative comfort. Varying with the type of HA used and a patients desired effects your cosmetic doctor may apply the product to the center for a fuller effect or build up the outer edges resulting in more definition of the lip’s borders. A softer fluid may be used to deal with fine lines outside of the lip’s border which is excellent for reducing smoker’s lines or just reducing the appearance of aging in quite powerful ways at times. Each patient’s procedure and application of the treatment will be specific and customized to their desired outcome and needs. The process generally takes around 30 minutes on average, and some minor swelling is common for 24-48 hours following the procedure. Patients may feel a little firmness or uneven pressure in the tissue after initial treatment at which time the cosmetic doctor will massage the area and work in the product. However, the firmness naturally dissipates and resolves itself within a few days.

How Can you be Sure you’ll Love your New Look?

We recommend you take the time to seek out a qualified and skilled cosmetic doctor, and this is key to ensuring you have the best outcomes possible and pleasant relaxed experience and just as importantly a safe and hygienic one. Requesting a consultation, looking at before and after photos and reading a range of reviews of clinics you consider as options are essential when considering not just this cosmetic procedure but any. Even if you find a fantastic clinic and cosmetic doctor and they do a professional and well-sculpted job maybe you don’t like the results like you expected you would. Luckily when it comes to this procedure, you can either choose to wait it out or if it really bothers you an injection of hyaluronidase can be used to dissolve HA injections quickly and efficiently. If you are considering lip or facial enhancement, there are few reasons not to look at your options and consider giving this one a try.

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