Lip fillers; how much lip fillers I would need to achieve this look? (photos)

I was wondering how much lip fillers I would need to achieve this look? And which lip filers are the best to use .. Is numbing cream better than the blockers?

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Lip Augmentation

Thank you for your question. An in-person examination with a board certified facial plastic surgeon would provide the most accurate answer to your question. In general, a smaller injectable amount can be used at first and you and your surgeon can revisit its effectiveness over time before choosing to increase or reduce the regimen. Lip augmentation through fillers and injectibles is available to give you fuller, younger, sensual looking lips and to help improve your self-confidence.

Best wishes,

Melbourne Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Lip Fillers, How Much Would I Need To Achieve This Look?

Thank you for your question and for sharing your photographs.  Based on your photos, I would suggest starting with one syringe of a hyaluronic acid based dermal filler such as Juvederm.  You can always reevaluate your final result at 2 weeks and add more product to achieve your desired look, if necessary.  Beautiful and natural results can be achieved. Numbing cream works well.  Please be sure to see an expert injector for an in-person consultation to fully discuss your goals and expectations in order to determine the best treatment plan.  Hope this helps and best wishes! 

Lip fillers; how much lip fillers I would need to achieve this look?

 Hi, I have performed many lip augmentation procedures using dermal fillers or lip implants for over 30 years.  Following the beauty principles outlined in my book on face and body beauty, the upper lip should be approximately 75 % the size of the lower lip for the lips to appear balanced. The lips can be augmented using a dermal filler or a Permalip implant. You might want to start with 1 syringe of Restylane or Juvederm and see how much augmentation is achieved. One to 1 1/2 cc's would mots likely give you the look that you desire.

Dermal filers and lip implants offer far more reliable volume to augment the lips than permanent fillers or fat injections that are also associated with increased, unwanted, side effects.

Hope this helps.

Francis R. Palmer, III, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Lip fillers; how much lip fillers I would need to achieve this look?

Hello, and thanks for your question and photos. I'd suggest starting with no more than 1 syringe of a hyaluronic acid filler, and then deciding if you want more volume than that. You will likely need around 1.5 cc to achieve that look. 

Corey Frucht, MD, PhD
Santa Barbara Dermatologic Surgeon
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Lip Filles and Results

It appears from your photos that you would need at least two syringes of lip fillers to have the best cosmetic results.  I would consider Volbella for the lips. Please consult an expert.

Enhancing lips

I usually start with a syringe of filler and re-evaluate about 2 weeks later to see if more is needed. I don't use blocks, only topical because I don't want any distortion of the lips. My technique is rather comfortable as well.

Steven F. Weiner, MD
Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Lip Filler/How Much/Numbing Cream?--Lip Augmentation with Fillers (Restylane, Juvederm) or Lip Implant or Fat

Topical numbing would be fine and one syringe split for both upper and lower would most likely get you the results you want. Fillers like Restylane or Juvederm Ultra are good to create a fuller lip. Please see an expert for an evaluation. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Lip Augmentation

Thank you for your question. I typically recommend my patients start with one syringe. It is always possible to add more volume with additional  filler down the road if desired. There are several different types of filler available and the product can depend on my patients natural anatomy and goals. It is important to seek a highly experienced injector. 

Kathleen Morno, MD
Highland Park Physician
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Lip fillers; how much lip fillers I would need to achieve this look?

Thank you for sharing your question and photographs.  Though you will likely need more, I would recommend splitting one syringe of filler between your upper and lower lip, allowing your results 2 weeks to mature before pursuing additional filler placement. This will minimize your lip swelling and allow for an incremental increase in your lip size.  I typically use Juvederm Ultra Plus and topical numbing medicine but this is largely patient/surgeon preference. Hope this helps.

Nelson Castillo, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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