My lips are rather small, my sister has a similar face to myself and has much fuller lips. I am wondering if I am a candidate for lip augmentation? Right now I am 16, is there an age limit to be able to get a lip augmentation? Also, I would prefer to do something natural, I have read about fat injections and I am wondering if results would last at least a year or maybe even permanently? Thank you.
Candidate for Lip Augmentation? (photo)
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Candidate for Lip Augmentation
You have lovely and well proportioned lips. It would be best to wait on any treatment. You will always have that option in the future.
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Based on what I can see in the photograph, I think you have a very nice shape to your lips and they appear nice and full and well-proportioned. As suggested by other doctors, I would recommend leaving them alone for now. You can always reconsider as you get a little older.
Based solely on your photograph posted, I would leave those pretty lips alone. I would do nothing to them.
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Candidate for Lip Augmentation?
Because you are 16, please share this answer with your parents. Aesthetically, according to The Palmer Code your lips score 6 out of a possible perfect 7 points for your lips because your upper lip is a bit thin. At 16, if your parents agree, I would recommend using an Alloderm Lip Implant that's soft, supple and will last about 7 years. I would only augment the upper lip, as your lower lip is aesthetically correct IMHO.
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