How Med Spas are Using Fillers to Create a Natural Lip Look

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Thursday, June 7, 2018

One of the biggest trends in lip treatments right now is the natural look, meaning medical spa-goers want younger-looking, plump lips that still look authentic and not overdone. As practitioners respond to this trend, they are adjusting the amount of injectables they use.

“First time lip filler volume may be anywhere from 0.5 to 1.0 ml, a half to a whole syringe,” says Todd A. Besnoff, M.D., president and medical director at Ultimate Image Cosmetic Medical Center (Clearwater, FL). “I would not recommend using more than one full syringe at a time in the average lip, because filling stretches the tissue, and if it is stretched too much at once, it can lead to poor results.”
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