The most common filler being used in Juvederm ultra XC for the lip, the result being stable for a period between 6-9 months. The procedure is an office procedure, and takes 15-20 minutes to perform. The advantage of lip filler is the filler can be injected into certain segments and features can be highlighted as the need maybe. Thus the vermilion border may be highlighted or the substance of the lip may be injected to increase the volume, or the angles may be injected to raise the angles, broaden the angles, or make the lip longer.
Cost – 25000 for a syringe of Juvederm ultra xc that is used
Lip implants are manufactured by Surgisil (USA), these are silicone implants in the shape of the lip. These are safe, soft and cannot be felt or seen after a few weeks. Patients do not feel the implant on kissing as well.
Implants are placed under local anesthesia in a procedure which takes about 25 minutes. Implants increase the volume of the lip without highlighting the borders. They come in lengths varying from 5 cm to 6 cm, and width from 4 to 5 mmm.
Both the lips can be tackled at the same time
Cost – 60000 for an implant procedure.
We have often combined Juvederm and Lip implant to create a combined effect. The implant allows a permanent enlargement, while the filler can be used to highlight specific areas, like the white roll, philtral columns, angles etc. This synergy works very well and is used to create the perfect lip
At Divine Cosmetic Surgery, we perform lip implant regularly using Surgisil lip implants.