Lip augmentation is a procedure that performed to make the lips fuller and plumper. Specialist doctors use different fillers, especially hyaluronic acid, for lip augmentation available on the market approved for safety. This is a procedure performed in office settings and does not require anesthesia. The results are obtained immediately and last about 6 months.

What is lip augmentation?

Lip augmentation is applied to give the lips a more fuller, plumper and shaped look. Hyaluronic acid fillers compatible with the human body are used to plump the lips. This procedure can be performed by plastic surgeons and dermatologists in office settings. The procedure does not require general anesthesia, and a topical anesthetic cream application is sufficient. The application takes only a few minutes and you can return to your normal activities immediately.

What are lip fillers made of?

Today, hyaluronic acid-based fillers are preferred generally. These are substances compatible with the human body, do not cause allergies, and do not pose any risks. There are hyaluronic acid fillers and derivatives on the market under various brands. A specialist doctor can decide which of these is the safest. In addition, the person’s own fat can also be used as a filler, but removing the fat from the body and putting it on the lips is a surgical procedure and it is done under local anesthesia in hospital settings.

How does this method works?

Your doctor inject lip fillers in several points of the lips. Fine needles are used for the procedure and patients do not feel pain. The filler injected under the skin adds volume to that area. Moreover, the lips are reshaped and the existing asymmetries disappear with this procedure. The procedure maintains its effect for 6 and 12 months after the application. Then, it should be repeated. Repeated applications increase persistence.

For what purpose is this method used?

This method is used to plump the lips, remove lip asymmetries, and give the lips a younger looking.

What points should I pay attention to before the procedure?

This is not a surgical intervention and does not require general anesthesia. However, doctors do not recommend taking blood thinners and alcohol before the application.

What points should I pay attention to after the procedure?

Your specialist doctor will explain in detail what you should do after the procedure. Usually, you should not to put make-up on your lips and not to apply lipsticks. Your doctor may recommend a light massage to distribute the filling evenly. But unless the doctor specifically recommends it, it would be better not to touch the lips for a day.

How is the recovery process after the application?

This is a very comfortable procedure done in office settings, without general anesthesia. The effect of the anesthetic cream applied to the lips before the procedure may be felt as numbness for a few hours. But it passes quickly. It is normal to have slight redness at the injection site.

Patients immediately notice the plumping on their lips. However, the lips may look slightly swollen at first. It takes its original form in a day or two.

Frequently asked questions

How long does lip filler last?

The permanence of lip fillings depends on the type of lip filling and the metabolism of the person. It usually lasts between 6 to 12 months.

Does lip augmentation hurt too much?

Depending on the person’s pain threshold, the procedure may lead some discomfort. To prevent this, your doctor will apply an anesthetic cream 15 minutes before the procedure and numb the area. This prevents the feeling of pain.

Is there a permanent lip augmentation?

No, this is not a permanent procedure. Fillers that are claimed to be permanent can be extremely risky.

What is a French lip augmentation?

This process may be termed differently depending on slight differences in the technique applied. These names include French lip augmentation, Aphrodite lip augmentation, Hollywood lip augmentation, and Russian lip augmentation. Basically they are all the same and are based on the principle of giving volume to the lips with an appropriate substance.

Is it possible to kiss after lip augmentation?

Your lips may be sensitive on the first day after the procedure. In the following days, you can return to your normal life.

Lip augmentation price for 2022, lip augmentation prices

One of the questions asked on the Internet by patients who decide to have a lip augmentation is “lip filler prices”. Price varies depending on several factors such as the city or region you are in and the doctor’s office where the procedure will be performed. You can receive information on lip augmentation prices from your plastic surgeon.  For more detailed information, please click the link, or contact us by phone at 0 536 511 40 51 and by e-mail at

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