Achieving the Correct Proportions with HA Filler-based Lip Enhancement

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Friday, December 13, 2019

Lips are one of the key features of the face and the main feature of the lower third. Since ancient times women have used different substances and techniques to make lips stand out, from face painting to lipstick, and lip enhancement continues to trend today.
Both female and male patients want to improve fullness and/or definition, and hyaluronic acid (HA) filler is the right tool in the practitioner’s armamentarium to achieve these outcomes. We all know HA’s general properties, which make it a valuable tool, but one also must take into consideration rheology of the particular product to be used. Regarding lips, there are products that can be used to generate deep hydration without volumization, like low G’ fillers. In the scenario where volume is one of the objectives, intermediate G’ fillers should be used. Companies have developed several lip-specific fillers. The majority of these products generate volume and some trap water thoroughly for deep hydration as well.

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