Beginner’s Guide to Lip Filler

A Guide to Lip Filler

So, you are a lip filler newbie! 

We all know that in a perfect world, we would take a Med-Spa vacation with no scheduling conflicts and unlimited down time. 

The reality is, however, is that this is not plausible by any means (if it is, we applaud you, and please share your secret). 

Between holidays, birthdays, work events, weddings, recitals, graduations, and even simple social gatherings (we could go on), it is important to know what you can expect before, during and after finally taking the plunge for the perfect pout. 

Let’s check it out! 

I’ll TAKE ONE LIP FILLER TO GO PLEASE!

Okay – you are excited. We completely understand. 

Excitement, however, is very different than impulsive or impatient. 

When it comes to Dermal Filler Treatments of any kind, it is important to take the time to discuss your options with an experienced and certified dermal filler injector. 

This means, seek out a professional who provides you with proof of certifications, is willing to show you before & after successes, and whose name either starts with “Dr.” or ends with “R.N”. 

Take your time, schedule a consult, and do not be afraid to ask any and all questions that come to mind. 

Luscious lips should not be a spur of the moment decision. 

Stay away from the fast food version of dermal fillers and spring for the steak house. 

Now is not the time to cut corners – We are talking about your face!

LIP INJECTIONS FOR A FILLED CALENDER?

Searching for the perfect pout? A lot of our patients are. 

Therefore, it is no surprise that we are asked quite often about the aftermath of Lip Filler . Appointments for Lip Filler are on average 30 minutes, however if it is your first time, it may be somewhat longer. 

This time would include having before photos taken, speaking with the Doctor or Nurse about your expectations, numbing the area and then having the filler placed.  

The lips have somewhat sensitive skin, so many find it is slightly more painful than the average Botox injection.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER LIP FILLER?

You already know, the skin on your lips is far more delicate and sensitive than the rest of your skin. 

Sensitive skin means swelling will come easily, but after the first 72 hours, you will find you have seen the worst of any unseemly aftermath. 

This also means that you may have bruising, however it will subside after 48 hours. 

Your medical professional will most likely want to wait 2 weeks for a follow up visit, so that the filler can be completely settled and the full effect can be seen. 

WHAT IS THE MOST COMMON MISCONCEPTION?

The most common misunderstanding regarding lip fillers, is actually thinking that your professional made a mistake and over-puffed your pout. 

You may think that your lips are far too big from what you and the doctor or nurse had discussed. 

Good news? You most likely don’t have anything to worry about! 

Try to remember that although the initial swelling went down, it can take up to a week to see the full effect of the filler making a home in your new smile. 

So don’t give in to the urge to panic the next day assuming something is wrong.  Time heals all swelling!

WHAT CAN I EXPECT AFTER LIP FILLER? 

Just like with any type of dermal filler, you should avoid laying down for at a minimum, 4 hours. 

This will help minimize the chance of the filler migrating to unwanted areas of the face, or even just to another section of your lip. 

You should also follow the same rules about not working out for 24 hours after injections. 

Flushed skin will increase your chances of bruising, and sweat on open skin, even on the smallest of points, can lead to infection. 

I’M A FILLER PRO – A LIP INJECTION IS NO DIFFERENT, RIGHT?

Your new lips require a little more extra care than the average Botox injection aftermath you are most likely use to. 

Most obvious, but most commonly forgotten, your lips look temping right after treatment, but sorry! 

Tell those boys to keep the smooches at bay for 24 hours.  

Aside from the fact that you may be submitting your injection sight to unnecessary germs, the amount of muscles used when stealing a kiss, are far more than you realize. 

You may unknowingly shift the shape of your lips that seemed so desirable. 

What else should you look out for? 

It’s best to keep the toasts of the mock-tail variety for now. Alcohol acts as a blood thinner. 

This can increase your likelihood of visible bruising, swelling, and inflammation. 

Not to mention, alcohol can really dehydrate you! One of the benefits of Lip Filler is that your lips will be far more moisturized. 

Hyaluronic acid, a main ingredient in lip filler, is also naturally found in the body. 

Dehydrating yourself means altering the actual compound of the filler. 

Smoking has been shown to increase your risk of infection after getting lip fillers, so it should be avoided. 

Smoking also causes your lips to pucker, which can apply pressure on the lips and be painful after injections. 

Try to avoid smoking for at least 24–48 hours after getting lip fillers.

 

WHAT IS THE TAKEAWAY?

Lip fillers are an amazing way to plump up your smile, fix any asymmetry, or restore youthful moisture to your pout. 

If you are looking to have Lip Fillers done in the Bucks County and surrounding area, request your free consultation at Healthy Solutions Medspa online or by contacting our office at (267) 388-0300

To learn more about our other services or treatments, please feel free to browse through our website or schedule your online appointment.

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Feel Camera-Ready With These Medspa Treatments

How to get camera ready with medspa treatments

Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, Webex, Teams… whatever platform you’ve been using to stay connected, video conferencing has become the new normal for working, socializing and staying in touch with others remotely.

In this new virtual way of life, we seem to be constantly on screen. 

While you may not have to leave your house to attend work meetings or talk with family or friends anymore, you might be feeling the need to improve your appearance on camera.

Are your forehead wrinkles the only thing you see during your video call?

Are your “11” lines making you look angry?

Maybe you hate seeing your double chin, or the fact that you always look tired, even if you have makeup on.

Do you wish there was a way to get rid of those unwanted lines, hollow cheeks, or extra layer of quarantine fat without any surgery or downtime?

Your wish might not be too far out of reach with the right medical spa treatments.

There are multiple non-surgical medspa treatments available now that do not require any days off from work and have very little to no downtime.

These highly coveted treatments are FDA approved and have helped millions around the world feel more comfortable in their own skin, especially when on camera all day.

You can feel more confident during your next video conference without anyone knowing that you had work done, and you don’t have to miss a beat.

Let’s dive into some areas you may be wanting to improve or enhance:

Medspa Treatment for Loss of Volume

Need a lift? Juvederm Voluma is a dermal filler that can help improve volume loss in the mid-face, cheek and eye area for a more youthful appearance.

This medspa treatment can help contour the face, create more defined cheekbones, lift any sunken areas of the face, and brighten up tired-looking eyes for an improved, fresh-faced appearance both on and off the screen.

Medspa Treatment for Wrinkles and Folds

Tired of obsessing over the defined lines around your mouth?

Juvederm Vollure, Juvederm Ultra, and Restylane dermal fillers can help fill and smooth any moderate to severe wrinkles and folds around the nose, mouth and lip areas.

These fillers improve the appearance of laugh lines, the wrinkles from your nose to the corners of the mouth, and can add volume to your lips.

Medspa Treatment for Forehead Wrinkles and “11” Lines

Feeling like you look a little angry?

That couple of prominent lines in between your eyebrows might be why.

Botox is a popular medspa treatment that can reduce and prevent wrinkles on the forehead and around the eyes to get rid of those stubborn lines, wrinkles and even crow’s feet.

Further reading: “The Ultimate Guide to the Botox treatment 2021

Medspa Treatment for the Double Chin

Still insecure after trying every camera angle?

Coolsculpting can fix your double chin with its innovative, nonsurgical fat reduction technology.

It can improve the appearance and reduce the fat under your chin so you can focus more on your important meeting and not on adjusting your webcam.

The best part about all of the medspa treatments mentioned above is that they all take no longer than your lunch break, there is no surgery required, they have almost instant results, and they have little to no downtime afterwards.

These quick, non-invasive procedures can improve the way you look and boost your confidence both on and off screen, so you don’t feel like you need to turn off your camera again.

Feel more comfortable on your Teams meetings and Zoom happy hours so you can focus less on your insecurities and be more present.

If you are searching for the best Medical Spa in Bucks County, request your free consultation at Healthy Solutions Medspa online or by contacting our office at [callnow].

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4 Popular Medical Spa Treatments

Have you been wanting a more long-term solution for your skin and achieve a more youthful appearance?

A Medical Spa might be your one stop shop to help you look refreshed and radiant.

There’s a wide variety of procedures that Medical Spas have to offer.

Which are the tried and true treatments that are most popular among their patients?

According to the 2018 Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, Botox, Fillers, Chemical Peels and Laser Hair Removal top the list for the most popular minimally invasive cosmetic procedures.

And the American Medical Spa 2019 State of the Industry Report lists Botox, Fillers, Peels, and Laser Hair Removal treatments are on their top 10 procedures that are most offered by Medical Spas.

While you’ve probably heard of these procedures before, you may want to know more about them:

Botulinum Toxin

botox in bucks county, pa

 Botox and Dysport are popular and quick treatments that are used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and frown lines on the forehead and around the eyes.

Performed via injection, this minimally invasive treatment is an affordable option to improve moderate to severe lines on the face.

Results last around three to four months.

Just in 2018, over 7.4 million treatments were performed, most commonly with Botox followed by Dysport.

Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers are safe and effective and are used to add volume to lips, cheeks, contour the jawline, improve acne scars, and fill in deep folds around the mouth.

Performed via injection, fillers can be used for multiple areas on the face for purposes such as smoothing wrinkles and restoring a youthful appearance.

Over 2.6 million dermal filler treatments were performed in 2018.

Some of the most used dermal fillers are Juvederm and Restylane.

Chemical Peels

Vi Chemical Peel

 A chemical peel is a non-invasive treatment that improves the tone, texture, clarity and appearance of your skin.

Typically done on the face, chest and back areas, the treatment removes the dull layer of surface skin cells to reveal fresh and radiant skin.

It reduces age spots, hyperpigmentation, melasma, and softens fine lines and wrinkles, and can also address acne and reduce scarring.

Over 1.38 million chemical peel treatments were performed in 2018.

One popular chemical peel, the VI Peel is virtually pain free, safe for all skin types, and is available at our medical spa.

Laser Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal Treatment

For those who are tired of shaving and waxing, Laser Hair Removal is a permanent solution for eliminating unwanted body hair.

Most commonly performed on the face, underarms, arms, legs, back, bikini area and chest, the light-based treatment targets and destroys hair follicles.

Laser hair removal treatments permanently minimize hair growth without harming any surrounding tissue.

In 2018, over 1 million laser hair removal procedures were performed.

 

To learn more about Botox, dermal fillers, chemical peels, laser hair removal and various other medical spa treatments we offer at Healthy Solutions Medspa, visit our website at www.healthysolutionsdr.com.

If you are searching for a Medical Spa near me and you live in the Bucks County, PA area, request your free consultation at Healthy Solutions Medspa online or by contacting our office at (267) 388-0300.

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