Everyone Wants Juicy Lips! - Portland, OR

I got Restylane injections in my lips because...

I got Restylane injections in my lips because although my bottom lip isn't small, my top lip wasn't the largest. I felt like because my eyes aren't huge it would look more attractive for my lips to pop. It also has improved my smile.

I thought about lip injections for about 2 years before going through with the procedure. I heard through the grape vine that Dr. Kim really knows how to make lips look attractive and Portland is not far from where I live. I feel much more confident in my lips after the procedure and all I need to wear not is lip gloss (versus lip liner.)

Things to remember:

1) Restylane hurts a bit- Dr. Kim gave me a pain block, I highly recommend it!

2) You will need to moisturize your lips more after getting the procedure done. I feel like my lips get more chapped unless I have lip gloss or chap stick on them frequently. I think this is because they are so big now. lol

3) There is about a day downtime. My face was a bit sore from the pain block the next day.

4) Go big or go home! I recommend not going "conservative" with this procedure. The reason is that your lips swell a bit after the procedure but they definitely go down after a few days and that is where the extra product comes helpful. Next time I think I will do at least 1 syringe and a half. I did about 1.2 this time.

5) Go to a doctor that knows lips. I have had friends get their lips done and you can't even tell the difference. Dr. Kim in this case knows what to do to make them look really nice.

Portland Facial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Kim's office is in a very nice office in OHSU right off of the freeway (very convenient.) I think he has the best assistant that a doctor could ask for... Jeff. He rocks! Dr. Kim is super friendly and you can tell he really knows what he is doing. Jeff, Dr. Kim's medical assistant, was with me from the very beginning supporting me and holding my hand as Dr. Kim did the injections. What I really like about the doctor is that he actually understands what looks good. Too many doctors go too conservative with this procedure. The bigger the better because your lips go down!

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Comments (5)

Love the after lips, I agrre with the person below me! Can you please post before pictures?
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Thank you for sharing your story and photos. Nice lips! Thanks for the info! :)
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Hey! Your lips looks amazing! I'm from Seattle and I'm thinking of driving up to Portland to see the same dr. Can you post some before picture?
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Thanks Megan, I'll update you when I go back for more. :)
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Glad you are loving your outcome! The information you shared in your review was great - and I think you're right, getting a good injector is key!

Please update us with how things look as the product wears, and if you do decide to get some more.

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