Plump Your Lips
More now than ever before, people are worried about the volume of their lips. So many patients, women, in particular, are searching for ways to get ideal lips. To help women achieve their goals, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Hardesty offers injectable fillers at his Riverside office. At Imagine Plastic Surgery, Dr. Hardesty and his team help their patients to get more volume in areas such as the lips, cheeks, or hands.
The Juvederm Ultra XC product is an injectable filler that helps with lip augmentation. Lip augmentation volumizes and adds plumpness to the patient’s lips. This helps patients with thinner lips achieve natural-looking plumpness. Juvederm Ultra XC is created by one of the world’s leading injectable companies. This injectable is made of 90% hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally occurring sugar in the body, it helps with keeping moisture in the skin as well as volume. It also contains lidocaine, which is a numbing substance that will help with any pain or discomfort. At his Riverside office, Dr. Hardesty uses this injectable gel formula to help his patients achieve more volumized lips as well as smooth out fine lines and nasolabial folds.
Dr. Hardesty will create a personalized treatment plan for you during your consultation appointment. At the consultation, it is important to let Dr. Hardesty know all of your concerns with your lips or any fine lines around the lips, or any unwanted folds around the mouth, as well as what your aesthetic goals are. By understanding this, Dr. Hardesty will then create your treatment plan. The treatment plan will consist of how many injections you need as well as the injection sites. He wants to be sure to make your lips look natural and still be proportionate to the rest of your face.
Once Dr. Hardesty and you have agreed on a treatment plan, the procedure will take place. It is very quick with minimal discomfort. The lidocaine that is used in the substance helps to ease any pain or discomfort that the patient may feel. Dr. Hardesty may use a local anesthesia or pain medication if the patient’s anxiety is very high. We want to make sure our patients feel comfortable and relaxed during the treatment. The treatment will consist of Dr. Hardesty injecting the gel substance into the arranged places on the face to add volume and smooth out any lines. This helps to give the appearance of a natural, smooth face.
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In order to make sure that this treatment is right for you, Dr. Hardesty will go over your medical history as well as any allergies that you may have. He will examine your skin to see if this treatment will benefit you. If you feel insecure about the size of your lips or fine lines around your mouth, then talk to Dr. Hardesty about the Juvederm Ultra XC injectable filler.
There is no recovery time associated with this treatment. Dr. Hardesty will provide detailed instructions on how to prepare for the treatment as well as how to care for the injectable post-treatment. Some swelling may occur at the injection site but should subside within a week. Patients see immediate results that can last for up to one year.
The results from the Juvederm Ultra XC filler has been shown to last for one year in most patients.
The average pay for an injection of Juvederm Ultra XC is usually around $500 to $600, but may vary based on your treatment plan, Doctor’s experience and any other medical costs associated.
There are some possible side effects associated with this injectable. This may be swelling, tenderness, redness, numbing, bruising, or discoloration. Dr. Hardesty will go over all of the possible side effects with you during the consultation appointment.
If you are interested in learning more about the Juvederm Ultra XC injectable, then contact our Riverside office today. Dr. Hardesty and the team at Imagine Plastic Surgery want to help you feel more confident in the look of your lips. To do this, schedule a consultation by calling the office or filling out an online form.