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Benefits/How It Works
With time, the lips tend to lose volume, which can lead to a lack of definition of the lip borders as well as bleeding of lipstick into lines around the lips. Revitalization of the lip can help improve a person's self-esteem and confidence. Procedures for lip rejuvenation and enhancement have rapidly improved and advanced in the past few years, making several options available.
Lip rejuvenation and enhancement in Victoria, BC can deliver many benefits, such as:
- Restored volume in the lips
- Softened lines and wrinkles around the lips
- A boost in self confidence and self-esteem
- A more youthful appearance
People in Victoria, BC seeking lip enhancement and rejuvenation should send us an email or call us at (250) 598-3300 or (877) 598-3380 to get more information about lip enhancement options. Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Mark Lupin understands the significance of patient safety and comfort. His practice is dedicated to providing high-quality cosmetic medical care for patients on Vancouver Island.
How It Works:
Our lip rejuvenation and enhancement treatments address various components of the lip in a comprehensive manner. Some of the technologies we use for lip enhancement and rejuvenation include: TEOSYAL® Kiss, JUVÉDERM® Ultra, BOTOX® Cosmetic
, Fraxel® Laser and Ultrapulse Encore CO2 laser. We will evaluate what you don't like about your lips and provide you with a personalized treatment.
Dermal fillers replenish volume and restore definition. Downturned corners of the mouth can be brought up, creating a more youthful and happier appearance. Fine lines radiating from the lips can also be softened, and may also be addressed by laser rejuvenation
. BOTOX® is often used to help further raise the corners of the mouth and soften the degree of pursing that contributes to lines.
A "gummy smile" or excessive visibility of the gums can be improved and asymmetries can be addressed for greater harmony and natural balance. Topical anesthetic is normally used to maximize patient comfort and most of the dermal fillers have a small amount of anesthetic incorporated in them for greater comfort.
Treatment takes about 20 to 30 minutes depending on which type of treatment is being used. After the procedure, some swelling and possible bruising may occur. Lips can look good right away or may take a week or two to feel more natural.
Thin lips, lipstick bleeding, lines and wrinkles around the lips, downturned corners of the mouth.
How It Feels:
Topical or local anesthetic is normally used to provide maximal comfort.
Variable swelling and possible bruising. Lips can look good right away or may take a week or two to feel more natural.
20-30 minutes depending on which type of treatment is used.
The safest dermal fillers are temporary and as such maintenance once or twice a year is the norm. Resurfacing can lead to benefits lasting years. Botox frequency is every 3-6 months.
Ultrapulse Encore CO2 laser
Sciton Contour laser
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