Frequently Asked Questions about Lip Filler
Here are the most Frequently Asked Questions about Lip Filler. Please do get in touch with Lucy if you have any further questions.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long will the results last?
Hyaluronic acid is a polysaccharide normally found in the connective tissue of the body. As it is a naturally occurring product the body gradually breaks the dermal filler over time. With lips as they are constantly moving, smiling, talking and eating, optimal results last 3 – 4 months. However, for some clients this can be up to 6 months.
Your Aesthetic Specialist Lucy will see you for a face to face consultation. Time to discuss options available and any questions you may have. Questions will also be asked of you, regarding your health and any medications you may be taking.
After this initial assessment you will be provided with information booklets to take home and read.
When you feel you are well informed you are then able to provide consent. A consent form is completed together with a medical questionnaire.
A local anaesthetic (numbing) cream is applied and then the skin is cleaned and prepared using antiseptic. The dermal filler itself contains lidocaine anaesthetic to lessen the feeling of the needle insertion and ensure the procedure is as comfortable as possible and not painful.
The best thing about dermal fillers is that the result is instant. Arnica gel is gently massaged into the area to reduce swelling.
You will be asked not to wear make up for 12 hours following your procedure. No sunbeds, saunas, or Turkish Baths for a week afterwards. Any swelling over the course of the next 7 days can be reduced with ice packs.
All Belotero hyaluronic acid dermal fillers can be reversed by injecting with hyaluronidase. This enzyme breaks down the dermal filler.