People are working so hard to meet beauty standards nowadays. You just look around and you find multiple aesthetic clinics that are performing cosmetic surgeries to increase the beauty and the skincare of their clients. Each individual perceives beauty in their own way and they want to apply those beauty standards to look different and more beautiful than before.
Lip filler is one of the popular aesthetic treatments that people are looking for nowadays. A specialist uses an injection to increase the size and volume of your lips and help you to get the desired shape. If a client has a good physical and mental condition he or she can receive this treatment.
But beauty comes with a price. When people look for lip filler beauty treatments they should read the all-important components, procedures, and side effects of the treatment.
Side effects of lip fillers range from mild to severe so a client should be mentally prepared before receiving it.
Mild Side Effects of Lip Fillers
- The most common side effect is swelling in the lips after taking lip fillers. Swelling is worst on the first day, especially in the morning. It lasts for 2 to 3 days and completely disappears within 2 weeks.
- Bruises are the side effects of lip fillers that occurs after taking an injection on the lips. We asked the patient not to get stressed as it’s a normal response to injections.
- Redness also occurs after lip filler treatment and disappears within 3 days. It occurs in response to inflammation.
Severe Side Effects of Lip Fillers
Before jumping on life filler treatments you should look over these side effects. We are here to educate you so you shouldn’t be scared but at least you should be aware of what could happen in the future. Some serious side effects are following as
- Itchy rashes occur around the lips when you receive a lip enhancement treatment. You start itching on your lip and surrounding area which causes skin damage and bleeding.
- A mass collected at one side of your lips shows an irregular shape of your lips and stayed for a longer period of time.
- Vascular occlusion is the most severe side effect of lip fillers. It occurs when there is a blockage of blood vessels around the lips. This blockage of blood vessels causes blood clotting that leads to dead cells around the lips.
- Ulceration and stiffness also occur around the lips and you feel sore lips that cause you irritation and pain.
How to Avoid Infections After Lip Fillers?
There are several ways that can help you to void the side effects of lip fillers, you can have a look at carefully mentioned precautions.
Ask your doctor to use a temporary injection so you can observe the desired size of your lips and it will be easy for your doctor to understand how much amount of filler you required, that’s why you will be safe from getting extra filler that can ruin your lip.
2-Use Ice Packs Before and After Treatment
Took a cube of ice and cover it with a thin cloth and circulate it around the lip and injection area. Ice pack with help you to reduce redness, bruises, and swelling. You should apply this ice pack before the treatment as well. It will help the injection to stay in one place. Do not apply pressure and circulate the ice for 5 to 10 minutes.
Makeup and skin products contain some ingredients that can react with your lip area after injections. You should avoid makeup for the next 12 hours and skin products for the next 24 hours.
4-Detection of Early Infection
Postpone your treatment if you find a bacterial and viral infection around your face and lips such as herpes, other dental diseases, or eyes, nose, or throat infection.
- Avoid Treatment
If you have any kind of treatment appointments such as vaccination or dental treatments before or after the lip fillers. I would suggest that you should avoid it for at least two weeks.
We are here to provide you best treatment suggestions so you can enjoy your journey with these beautiful lip filler treatments.
Lip Fillers are Good for You or Not?
Lip fillers are the perfect treatment to enhance the beauty of your lips. They are very safe to apply if you have an experienced doctor, plastic surgeon, Dermatologist, and cosmetic surgeon. LIip fillers are not bad but it depends on who is performing this treatment so you should look for the specialist authenticity.
Do you think, lip fillers will ruin your lips?
Yes if you will get these lip fillers treatment from an inexperienced person that it can stretch the muscle of your lip and then tissue s around your lips may die. This will lead to side effects of injections and you will get infected.
Are Lip Fillers Permanent?
No, they are not permanent it depends on your metabolism and your care routine. It usually lasts for 12 to 18 months but if you touch up the volume then it will stay for your desired period of time.
Lip Fillers are Safe During Pregnancy?
There are no relevant studies that show that lip fillers are a safe treatment for pregnant women that’s why FDA didn’t approve lip fillers treatment for pregnant women.
Can I Drink or Eat After my Lip Filler?
No, you should wait for at least a few hours until the injection gets down over your lips and even you should avoid some sticky or messy food that will let you clean your lips within 24 hours.
You should also avoid drinking and smoking within 24 hours as it can make bruises on your lips.
What is the Recovery Time After the Lip Filler Treatment?
It takes almost 24 hours to remove pain and swelling but sometimes it takes 1 week.
If you are going for a lip filler treatment before and big event like a wedding or party you should get an appointment at least 2 weeks before so some common side effects will not bother you.
Things you Should Consider
Bruises, rashes, and swelling are the most common side effects after taking injections. These side effects usually disappeared within a week but if you failed to get relief within a week you should contact a Dermatologist in Islamabad.