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Prevelle Worked Great for Me! Good Filler to Test out How You'll Look with Fuller Lips. (w/video) - Seattle, WA

I went to Dr. Mary Lee Peters, one of our local...

I went to Dr. Mary Lee Peters, one of our local RealSelf Doctors in Seattle to try out Prevelle. I had read on RealSelf that it is a great "starter filler" to test out how you will look with larger lips. I was nervous that if I went with another filler and spent more money I would be stuck with duck lips for 6-9 months! Honestly the reason why I got this done is not because I am insecure about my lips, I just wanted more projection and a larger top lip.

The process of getting my lips injected was honestly no more than 30 minutes in the office. It is extremely fast! I am the type of person that hates being in the doctor's office for a long time and likes to be in and out.

Dr. Peters was absolutely fantastic. She explained to me what Prevelle was, how it would work and the process. She smoothed a numbing cream over my lips and we waited a few minutes for it to kick in. Next she injected me and honestly it barely hurt. I could feel it more in the center part of my lip arch but that was about it.

I was in and out in no time and so happy with my decision! That night I was just a tad bit sore and did notice some bruising forming inside my lip. The bruising was very light for a few days, nothing that stops you from going out, just a really faint bruise in some spots.

About 3 weeks later and my lips are good to go still! Dr. Peters told me this filler lasts about 3-6 months depending on the person. I am thinking next time I may go with Juvederm to make it a little more long term. I did one full syringe so you can take a look at the results in fullness.

I think it really matters who you go to for a filler. My doctor knew exactly where to inject so my shape was much fuller but still natural. Also, it was almost painless which is really important.

Overall, great decision.

 

Updated 11/30/2011

So my Prevelle is pretty much gone at this point and lasted for a reasonable time for the filler being thinner. I am really glad that I was able to see how my lips look when they are enhanced and I loved the overall result!   

I would say that Prevelle is really good for gauging the look you want and testing things out.  I would feel comfortable using Juvederm at this point since I really already know what to expect.  My coworker mentioned that with injectable fillers if you work out a lot your body metabolizes them a bit faster... this may have been the case with myself and the short-term result since I live a very active lifestyle.  Juvederm here I come!! :)

Seattle Plastic Surgeon

This doctor knows how to handle injectable fillers. She knew exactly how to numb me and make my lips look pretty. I have seen horror stories in the past so I made sure to go with someone that had a reputation of doing great injectable work. Plus, since she wears makeup she knows how to give you the look you want! :) Dr. Peters is very friendly and a classy plastic surgeon.

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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Dr. Peters is the best. i'm calling today for any appointmental
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Thanks Kate for sharing! And Megan it's great to see the opinion of someone looking in. 

Thanks so much ladies,

-Britt

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Thanks Trent8157!  It wasn't bad. :)

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wow u look great...hope it didnt hurt TOO MUCH!!
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I went to this appointment with Kate.  It was amazing to see how things changed instantly right after the injections. I've always had a bit of a negative mindset with lip injections, but I think that is probably because the only ones you know are done, are ones that are over done. I've seen Kate nearly everyday since her injections & her lips look great, not fake or over done at all - really pretty results.

Thanks Kate, for letting me watch & learn with you!! :)

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HAHA oh thank you Sharon!  I just started a month ago. :)

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You look great! And the videos were so helpful to see the whole process. Thanks for sharing.

(BTW, this is off-topic, but do you use Latisse? Your eyelashes are super-long!)

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