Lip Fillers: What to Expect

Dr. Mark Hamilton performs Lip Augmentation using the Juvederm ULTRA collection of HA fillers by Allergan, which contain lidocaine (a local anaesthetic).

At your appointment, you will have a full assessment to see if a lip filler procedure is going to give you the result you desire. Treatments can be performed at the consultation.

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The treatment routinely takes about 20 minutes. A prescription numbing cream is applied to your lips for 20 minutes prior to your injections to further improve your comfort level during your procedure.

Arnica cream is applied immediately after treatment. Dr. Hamilton recommends you continue to apply Arnica cream for 2-3 days post injection as there may be slight bruising

Dr. Mark strongly advises that you do not apply make up on the day of treatment.

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Downtime & Bruising

Downtime is 24-48 hours. The lips are very vascular and are prone to swelling and bruising which can last in a few days. If you get a bruise, bruises can last up to 7 days.

This type of procedure ideally should not be undertaken within 2 weeks of an important social occasion.

It is recommended that you avoid flying for 5 days post treatment as the altitude of the flight and cabin pressure can affect the settling of the filler and may increase bruising.

How Much Filler do I Need ?

Depending on how much volume you need, you have two choices: 0.55 ml  or 1 ml.

When Dr. Mark uses 1 ml syringe of Juvederm ULTRA 3 by Allergan, he injects the product into your upper and lower lips. To avoid the dreaded ‘Tout Pout‘ or ‘Duck Bill‘ look, rather than overfill your lips, any residual filler is injected into corners of your mouth or into your Naso-labial lines.

0.55 ml Juvederm ULTRA Smile is best for first time or nervous patients who want want a very subtle look or for patients looking to top up/ maintain their lip filler

Lip Fillers should typically last up to 6-9 months.

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All Aesthetic Treatments Are Age Appropriate
Dr. Mark Hamilton is well known for his skillful and natural results when it comes to aesthetic injectables. He is highly regarded by his patients for being incredibly responsible when it comes to their care.
Before your Lip Filler procedure  you will have a full medical assessment and consultation with Dr. Hamilton.  Discuss the look and size you want to achieve with Dr. Mark.
He will advise you as what is the most suitable volume you need. 
Dr. Hamilton truly believes that the only time Lip Filler treatment is appropriate is, if he can make you look better than you are already, otherwise there is no reason to proceed.

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