Lip fillers are hyaluronic acid injections that add volume to your lips. You might want to enlarge the size of your lips for many reasons, including:
-Restoring a previous lip size. As you age, your lips may get smaller or thinner, your philtrum (the groove between your upper lip and septum) may get longer and flatter and the distance between the corners of your mouth (intercommissural distance) may increase.
-Correcting the shape of your lips. It’s quite common for the left and right side of your lips to be different sizes or shape (asymmetrical).
-Smoothing wrinkles. When you smile or laugh, wrinkles sometimes develop on the sides of your mouth.
-Boosting confidence. Lip fillers can help improve your self-esteem and body image.
Why are lip fillers used?
-Lip fillers restore or add volume to your lips. They don’t stop the aging process, but they help restore a more youthful, fuller lip, which boosts your self-esteem.
-Over time, you may lose volume in your lips, which may be a result of:
How long do lip fillers last?
Lip fillers typically last 12 to 18 months. However, it depends on your age and how fast your body breaks down calories into energy (metabolism).