Silicone lip injection

I had medical silicone lip injections by a plastic surgeon here in the US in my upper lip 22 years ago. My upper and lower lip look the same size now. Is it possible the silicone is still in my upper lip. Thank you.

Doctor Answers (2)

Siicone lip injections

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Dear kiwi6,

  • Silicone is a permanent filler and it is still there
  • The more likely explanation is that the lips have lost volume over the years and that is why they start looking the same

Best,
Nima Shemirani


Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Silicone lip injection

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Absolutely the silicone is there. It is permanent, which means it will be there forever. It is illegal in some states now to perform silicone lip injections, but you can have it removed surgical, usually in a multi-step surgical process. I've fixed a lot of silicone lip injections over the years. 

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