Lip fillers usually last 12 to 18 months. However, it depends on your age and how quickly your body breaks down calories into energy (metabolism). Younger people tend to burn calories faster, so lip fillers don't last as long. The body absorbs the filling over time.
Injectable fillers last 6 months to a year maximum. We use Juvederm and Restylane, which are great for quickly restoring volume for as long as possible. Most dermal fillers will last at least six months, some treatments such as Restylane can last from six months to a year. Will I continue to receive lip fillers? I'm not sure, although anyone who wants to keep their plumper pout has to get back up.
For example, very active patients who exercise frequently tend to metabolize filler more quickly. As for the duration of lip fillers, Dr. Rabach says it depends on the amount the patient receives, their metabolism, the desired volume and the product used, but it can generally be expected between six months and three years, on average. Seriously though, this is one of those things where your mileage really varies.
Some may need to have their fillers removed after six months, and others may be OK longer. An angelic fill style also focuses on the upper lip with the aim of elevating the shape of the upper lip. Most lip fillers on the label are soluble and can be removed by injecting an enzyme called hyaluronidase to break down the particles and cause the filler to break down. Scientists have found that hyaluronic acid injections cause the skin to produce more collagen, creating more natural volume in the lips.
A keyhole is a novel type of fill style that enlarges both the upper and lower lips to create a small space in the center of the lips or a “keyhole”. As one of Juvederm's basic formulas, Juvederm Ultra can be used on the lips and around the mouth to soften fine lines and lines of lipstick, as well as increase lip volume. A surgical lip augmentation is great if you've been injected before and you're ready for a permanent change. One of the most important decisions you'll need to make is the style of lip injection you want to use for your treatment.
To avoid a failed job, only consult a board-certified professional, such as a dermatologist or plastic surgeon, who has a lot of experience with lip injections. In addition, this potentially invasive procedure can rarely cause vascular occlusion and result in a wound to the lip (tissue necrosis) that requires wound care and lip reconstruction. A megaphone lip lift is a type of cosmetic surgery that involves making the lips appear fuller without filling. My lower lip is naturally fuller than my upper lip (which has a fairly defined shape), and I always thought it would be nice to add some volume to the top to even things out.
Some find that their lips return to normal after a few months, while others don't need another injection for more than a full year. Restylane Silk is a specialty injectable from Restylane that uses a fine, silky soft filling formula to effortlessly create buildable volume on the lips. But now that cosmetic injections are at an all-time high (the Zoom effect is very real, people) and everyone and their mother seem to be trying the filler, I've started to stick to the idea of getting fuller, fuller lips.