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Introduction to Lip Fillers

If you feel as if your lips are too thin and would like to make them fuller and more conventionally attractive, Lip Fillers from Subbio Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa in Philadelphia could be a great solution for you! Please keep reading below to decide if this is the right treatment for your needs.

What are Lip Fillers?

Lip Fillers are injections that add volume to your lips using Hyaluronic Acid (HA), a dermal filler that is a synthetic form of a substance that your body naturally produces to help stretch and flex your skin, as well as reduce wrinkles and fine lines. When injected into your lips, the synthetic Hyaluronic Acid gives your lips a fuller and more plump appearance.


What are the Benefits of Lip Fillers?

Our Philadelphia Lip Filler patients have been able to experience the following benefits of their treatment:

  • Customizable treatments
  • Enhance your lips at your pace
  • Improved appearance
  • Minimal side effects
  • Naturally fuller lips
  • Treats aging signs
  • Boosts confidence
  • Corrects asymmetry (the shape of your lips)
  • Restores lip size
  • Smooths wrinkles
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Who are the Best Candidates for Lip Fillers procedure?

At Subbio Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa, we believe that any adult can be a great candidate for Lip Fillers as long as they have the following characteristics:

  • Overall good physical health
  • Keeps a positive attitude toward cosmetic enhancements
  • Maintains realistic expectations for the treatment results
  • Nonsmoker

If you currently have an active oral infection (i.e. canker sores, cold sores, etc.), this treatment is probably not right for you at this time. We recommend letting the condition heal before coming in for a consultation.


What’s the First Step?

If you’re looking into fuller and poutier lips in Philadelphia, your first step in getting Lip Fillers is to schedule a consultation at Subbio Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa. When you come in for your appointment with either Dr. Subbio or one of our nurse practitioners, you will be able to ask all of your questions related to the treatment and have a better understanding of how it works. They will evaluate your lips and ask about your medical history; it is very important to be completely open and honest when discussing these matters as it helps avoid any unnecessary risks or complications.

After the two of you decide on the appropriate lip filler and the direction of your treatment, your provider will create your treatment plan. When you are happy with the plan, you will be able to receive your treatment immediately after your consultation, but if you’d prefer a different time, our Patient Coordinator will be able to help you schedule your appointment.

What to Expect on the Day of Lip Fillers

When it’s time for your Lip Filler treatment, we will first make you comfortable in our reclining chair. Next, we will apply a topical anesthetic to your lips to prevent any pain and make your experience as comfortable as possible. Please keep in mind that while the treatment is rather quick, it will take about 15 to 30 minutes for your lips to become fully numb.

Your provider will use a thin needle to inject the lip filler into your lips at strategic locations, which can include the edges of your lips (vermillion border), the corners of your mouth, and your Cupid’s Bow, which is the curve in the center of your upper lip. While you shouldn’t feel any pain, many patients have expressed there is a pinching sensation, that can cause eyes to water. After evaluating the results and deciding that enough filler has been used, your injector will end the session by gently massaging your lips. This action helps the filler to be naturally distributed.

We will keep you for about 15 minutes to ensure you don’t experience any side effects, such as dizziness, nausea, or substantial bleeding. During this time, we will provide you with an ice pack for your lips to minimize swelling and bruising.


Lip Fillers Recovery

After your Lip Filler treatment, your injector may give you an ice pack to apply to the treated area to help reduce swelling and discomfort. You may also be advised to avoid certain activities, such as drinking alcohol or vigorous exercise, for a short period of time after the treatment.

Overall, the Lip Filler procedure is quick, easy, and relatively painless, and you should be able to resume your normal activities immediately after the procedure is done.


How Much Do Lip Fillers Cost in Philadelphia?

The cost of Lip Fillers in Philadelphia will be different for each patient, but the primary deciding factors are which filler you use and how much of it you will need. When you come in for your consultation and have a treatment plan made, our Patient Coordinator can provide you with a more accurate cost and breakdown.

Why Choose Us?

At Subbio Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa, you will be treated like a part of our family. It’s a relaxing, pressure-free haven where you can feel comfortable to ask all of your questions. We think you’ll sense immediately that we care as much about your safety and your beautiful results as you do.

Our practice is run by Dr. Christian Subbio, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. After being inspired to become a surgeon after learning about plastic surgeons who volunteer their skill and artistic vision to help cleft lip and burn victims in India, Dr. Subbio received his medical degree and went on to volunteer himself, traveling to third-world countries once or twice a year.

Dr. Subbio operates with the utmost integrity and professionalism, meaning he won’t try to convince you to have a procedure that isn’t best for you – he’d rather lose your business than sign you up for a procedure he isn’t 100% behind. Your safety, well-being, and satisfaction are paramount to our success.

Schedule Your Consultation

If you’re looking into Lip Fillers in the Philadelphia area, look no further than Subbio Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa! Our team believes that Lip Fillers can do so much to improve your confidence and give your lips the enhancement they deserve. To schedule your consultation with one of our talented and certified providers, please give our office a call on our website to request a consultation, and a member of our team will be in touch with you!

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In our office, you will be treated like a part of our family. It’s a relaxing, pressure-free haven where you can feel comfortable to ask all of your questions. We think you’ll sense immediately that we care as much about your safety and your beautiful results as you do. Contact us today for a consultation, and find out why Dr. Subbio has earned a reputation as one of the most trusted and skilled plastic surgeons in Philadelphia.

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