Lip Augmentation and Lip Contouring
Dr. Constantino Mendieta performs lip contouring procedures. Dr. Mendieta’s extensive training in facial analysis under world leaders in facial rejuvenation makes him one of a very few surgeons to incorporate traditional approaches with unique techniques to accentuate your most beautiful features.
One procedure Dr. Mendieta performs routinely in Miami, FL is lip augmentation and lip contouring. Genetics has gifted some people with thinner lips while others have lost lip volume over time. Whether you are older and want your lips revitalized or you are younger and want to plump your lips, a lip augmentation is a procedure that creates stunning results.
Restylane® and JUVÉDERM® are wonderful products that we will discuss during your consultation. They help restore a natural and youthful looking appearance to your lips. Dr. Mendieta has been a visionary utilizing fat and can also perform a fat transfer to the lips. This is a natural, long-lasting procedure that uses 100% of your own body fat.
What is lip contouring?
Lip contouring involves adding either fat (surgical procedure) or using products such as a hyaluronic acid gel such as JUVÉDERM®, Restylane® or Volbella® to add temporary volume.
Who is a candidate for lip contouring?
Lip contouring can be performed at 18 years of age. Anyone looking to improve their lips volume is a candidate.
Lip Contouring FAQs
How much does lip contouring cost?
The cost can range from $450.00 to $650.00 per syringe.
How long does a lip contouring procedure take?
Lip contouring takes 20 minutes.
What is the recovery time?
There is minimal swelling and possible bruising which resolves within 3 days.
When will I be able to see the results?
You will see immediate results; however, most people have minimal swelling and this will resolve within one week.
How long does lip contouring last?
It depends on a person’s metabolism but can last anywhere from 6-9 months.
Can lip contouring be combined with other procedures?
Yes, lip contouring can be combined with any procedure.
What are the risks involved with lip contouring?
There is minimal swelling and possible bruising,but resolves within 3 days.
What type of anesthesia is used for lip contouring?
Topical analgesia cream, which reduces sensation, is applied prior to the injection(s).
What are the risks of a lip contouring procedure?
The most common side effects include bruising and swelling.