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Can Lip Fillers be Removed?
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Can Lip Fillers be Removed?

Lip Filler Treatment, West Malling, Kent 

Lip fillers have surged in popularity during recent years, offering a relatively simple solution for fuller, more voluptuous and hydrated lips. However, with the rise in their use, understanding the details of what lip fillers are, how they work, and importantly, how they can be safely managed or removed is crucial. In this blog, we dive deep into the world of lip fillers and explore the significance of hyaluronic acid-based products and medical practitioners in ensuring optimal results.

What are Lip Fillers?

Lip fillers are substances injected into the lips to enhance volume and shape. The most common and safest fillers are based on hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally found in the body, known for its capacity to attract and retain moisture. Hyaluronic acid fillers are favoured for their natural feel and appearance, providing volume by binding water molecules within the lips.

How Do Lip Fillers Work?

When injected, hyaluronic acid fillers plump the lip tissue by attracting water to the area, which enhances volume and shape almost immediately. The procedure typically takes about 30 minutes and results are visible right away. Depending on the product used and individual metabolism, the results of these fillers can last from six months to two years.

Can lip fillers be removed?

One of the greatest advantages of hyaluronic acid-based fillers is their reversibility. In cases of complications or of dissatisfaction with the results, whether due to overfilling, migration of the filler, or simply a change in preference, these fillers can be effectively and safely dissolved. This is achieved through the injection of an enzyme called hyaluronidase, which rapidly breaks down hyaluronic acid, reversing the effects of the filler.

Choosing an experienced, medical practitioner is paramount when considering lip fillers. A knowledgeable provider will not only understand the intricate details of facial anatomy but will also ensure the use of high-quality, reversible products. This expertise minimises the risks of complications such as asymmetry, lumps, or excessive swelling. And in the case of an emergency, a medical practitioner can take action to dissolve the product quickly. Hyaluronidase is a prescription-only product, so it must be administered by a healthcare professional who can evaluate the situation and provide the necessary dosage for effective and safe dissolution of the original substance.

The risks of permanent fillers

While the allure of a long-lasting result may seem appealing, permanent fillers come with increased risks and complications. Unlike hyaluronic acid fillers, permanent fillers cannot be dissolved and may necessitate surgical removal if complications arise. Issues such as infection, migration, or undesirable aesthetic outcomes can become long-term problems without straightforward solutions.

Lip fillers, when administered correctly using high-quality, hyaluronic acid-based products, offer a safe and reversible option for enhancing lip volume and shape. The reversibility of these fillers through hyaluronidase is a safety net that allows for adjustments or complete reversal if needed. It is crucial to choose an experienced medical practitioner who prioritises safety and understands the nuances of facial enhancements. By selecting the right provider and product, individuals can enjoy the benefits of lip fillers with peace of mind, knowing they can opt-out if the results do not meet their expectations. In the dynamic world of cosmetic procedures, the combination of professional application and high-quality, reversible fillers stand as the gold standard.

Disclaimer: Please be aware that results and benefits may vary from patient to patient taking into consideration factors such as age, lifestyle and medical history.

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Aesthetic Award For Best Clinic South

Aesthetic Award For Best Clinic South

Aesthetic Award For Best Clinic South 2019

Runner-Up, Customer Service

Runner-Up, Customer Service

Kent Women in Business 2017

Businesswoman of the Year

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Kent Women in Business 2017

Runner-Up, Customer Service

Runner-Up, Customer Service

Kent Women in Business 2016

Finalist, Best Clinic South

Finalist, Best Clinic South

My Face My Body 2015

Professional Achievement Award

Professional Achievement Award

Kent Women in Business 2015

Rising Star Award

Rising Star Award

Kent Women in Business 2015

Runner-Up, Small Business of the Year

Runner-Up, Small Business of the Year

IBAK 2017

Runner-Up, Service Excellence

Runner-Up, Service Excellence

IBAK 2017

Finalist, Best New Clinic

Finalist, Best New Clinic

My Face, My Body Awards 2015

Finalist, Diamond Awards

Finalist, Diamond Awards

Safety in Beauty 2016

Winner – Best Clinic South England 2019

Winner – Best Clinic South England 2019

Aesthetics Awards

Winner, Growth Award 2017

Winner, Growth Award 2017

IBAK 2017

Winner, Start-Up Business of the Year

Winner, Start-Up Business of the Year

Kent Independent Traders Awards 2015

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Bronze

Kent Health and Beauty Awards 2015

Start-Up Business of the Year

Start-Up Business of the Year

Kent Women in Business 2015

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