how to get a cupid's bow & philtrum ridges

Hi there, In would like to know if there are any help for my lips. my lips lack definition and i find them quite odd shaped. Could fillers work to define my shape, if not what else. Thank you for your help

Doctor Answers 3

Getting a Cupid's Bow and Philtrum Ridges

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Dear Cupid1,

Yes!  Restylane Silk is perfect for just this!  

Ask for it by name! 

Dr. Michelle Yagoda

New York Facial Plastic Surgeon

Defining the philtral column and cupid's bow with a hyaluronic acid filler

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Hello and thank you for the question.

Philtral columns and the cupid's bow may be shaped and defined using injectable fillers. Our preference is to use a hyaluronic acid such as Juvederm Ultra Plus.  The procedure is performed over a series of treatments several weeks apart and the results are exceptional in carefully selected patients.  

Kindest Regards,

Glenn Vallecillos, M.D., F.A.C.S. 

Lip Shape

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In my opinion, yes, I believe a small amount of hyaluronic acid filler placed very superficially along the "white roll," or vermilion-cutaneous border of your lips, designed to emphasize and augment the features you are seeking would help.  Strategically applied lip liner, lip stick, and lip gloss would help also.  A smile would add immeasurably.  Many women pay to have lips the size of yours!  Enjoy!

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