Lip Injections & Lip Fillers in NJ

Lip Fillers

Lip fillers are injections made of hyaluronic acid that are injected into your lips to add volume.

There are different brands of hyaluronic acids available. The fillers we recommend most for lip enhancement are: Volbella, Juvederm, Restylane and Belotero.

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What Is the Difference Between a Lip Flip and Lip Filler?

While both are forms of lip enhancement, lip flips and lip fillers work differently and achieve different effects.

A lip flip injects a small dose of a neurotoxin, such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, into the areas surrounding the upper lip. As the treatment takes effect, the injected muscles are prevented from contracting, which naturally causes the lip to subtly turn outward. The goal of a lip flip is to create the appearance of a slightly fuller lip without actually adding volume. Due to the small dose of neurotoxin, this effect usually lasts between two and four months before wearing off.

Lip fillers, on the other hand, are a lip augmentation method that involves injecting a dermal filler into the lip. These lip injections can increase volume, smooth wrinkles, or improve shape.

How Do Fillers Work For Lip Enhancement?

Lip fillers are used not only to increase the size of your lips, but also to correct the shape.

As we age lips become thinner and smaller. The distance between the nose and lips increases because the furrow, (Phyltrum) between the upper lip and the nose may get flatter.

Hyaluronic acid can be injected into the phyltrum and a well-trained and experienced physician can recreate the lost volume in the phyltrum. Lip fillers can be used to smooth lines and wrinkles around the lips and correct the so-called commissure lines that develop at the corners of your lips.

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Dr. Aurora DeJuliis, I wanted to personally let you know that I am so excited by the way I look after I came to your office last Tuesday. My lips look great and the lines on my face are much less noticeable. I am very happy with the service and attention I received at your spa; it has been a great experience!"

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How Soon Will I See Results After Lip Injections?

The results can be seen immediately after lip injections. Lip fillers are usually very safe.
Possible side effects can include: bruising, mild discomfort and swelling.

What to Avoid Right After Your Lip Procedure

After your treatment, it's important to be mindful of the pressure and friction on your lips to avoid any irritation, swelling, bruising, or displacement of the filler. 

Dr. DeJuliis recommends avoiding intense physical activity for 48 hours after the lip injections, which includes engaging in activities like kissing, oral sex, and using a straw. 

However, work, school, or other regular activities that do not put pressure on the lips can be resumed immediately after the procedure. Cold compresses can be used to decrease the swelling.

How Long Does a Lip Filler Treatment Last?

While the effects of lip fillers are not permanent, they are longer-lasting than some other types of lip augmentation. Lip fillers can last for anywhere between 12 and 18 months, depending on your unique factors.

The beauty of hyaluronic acid-based lip fillers is that they use an ingredient that's naturally produced by the body. Over time, the filler is naturally and safely absorbed into the body, at which point you can schedule follow-up treatments to maintain their effect.

Risks vs. Benefits of Lip Fillers

Many of the major risks of lip fillers can be avoided by going to an experienced medical professional. Lip fillers should never be administered by an untrained injector, who can leave your lips looking crooked or commit a serious error such as injecting filler into an artery.

Choosing a trained expert injector like Dr. Aurora DeJuliis can help ensure that you enjoy the many benefits lip fillers have to offer, such as:

  • Improved confidence
  • Little to no downtime
  • Natural looking lips
  • Immediate results
  • Wrinkle reduction
  • Minimal side effects

Lip Filler Myths and Misconceptions

Not only can Dr. Aurora DeJuliis give you the best lip filler Montclair, NJ, has to offer, but she's also happy to answer any questions you may have about lip enhancement treatments. Here are some common myths about lip fillers to help get you started.

Myth: Lip Fillers Always Look Unnatural

Reality: While you may have seen examples of lip fillers gone terribly wrong, a skilled professional can leave your lips looking both natural and more volumized. Dr. Aurora DeJuliis has been a leader in her field for over two decades and has the expertise to help you avoid artificial-looking lip augmentation.

Myth: Lip Fillers Make Kissing Feel Different

Reality: Beauty science has come a long way since the days when lip fillers felt stiff or unnatural. The Aurora DeJuliis, MD European Medical Spa uses the latest lip filler technology to leave your lips feeling soft and natural. Kissing shouldn't feel different for either you or the recipient of your kisses.

Myth: Lip Fillers Will Stretch Out Your Lips

Reality: Even if you stop using lip fillers, there's no need to worry about past treatments leaving your lips looking stretched. Hyaluronic acid, the active ingredient in our lip fillers, helps promote collagen production, which will leave your lips thicker, healthier, and more resistant to wrinkles.

Who is not a candidate for lip fillers?

If you are pregnant, have history of diabetes, have tendency to have blood clots. If you have active cold sores (Herpes) around your lips, if you are taking medications that suppress your immune system.

Dr. De Juliis recommends avoiding intense physical activity for 48 hours after the lip injections. Regular activity can be resumed immediately after the procedure. Cold compresses can be used to decrease the swelling.

How Much Are Lip Fillers in NJ?

The price range can be from $540 to $1,680. It depends on which type of filler is used and how many syringes are needed. Lip Fillers are sold by the syringe. 

A Nationally Recognized Leader in Anti-aging Medicine

Dr. Aurora DeJuliis prides herself on her reputation for excellence, trust and compassion. Dr. DeJuliis was born and raised in Rome, Italy. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Rome in Medicine and Surgery. Her specialized training continued in Paris and Rome where she studied skin rejuvenation and anti-aging modalities well before they were readily available in the U.S. For over 20 years, Dr. DeJuliis has been a leader in the fields of anti-aging, beauty, nutrition, and aesthetic medicine.

Book a consultation with Dr. Aurora DeJuliis to learn how we can help you “love your skin and look your best!”

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