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Lip Lifts Trending with “Edge Filler” Injections
Now trending in the world of lip fillers is a procedure called a “Lip Lift Injections” (not to be confused with a Botox “lip flip”) . The Lip Lift – sometimes called “Edge Fillers” – provides patients with a wider smile by upturning the corners of the lips.
Believed to have originated in Korea – like many cosmetic trends including Cherry Lip Fillers – the Lip Lift Edge Filler procedure actually has the opposite effect of its fruity-named counterpart. While the Cherry Lip Filler treatment focuses on creating volume in the center of the patient’s lips, the Lip Lift Edge Filler technique targets the outer corners of the lips.
At AMAE Med Spa in the Troy, MI area, more and more patients have come to us asking for the new, in-demand Lip Lift Edge Filler. In this article, we will discuss precisely why this procedure is so en vogue, and how the Lip Lift Edge Filler can help you meet your aesthetic goals.
Why People get Lip Lift Edge Filler
Face it, not all of us are born with a winning smile. Those of us who weren’t born with a natural, sexy grin may hate to have our pictures taken, or find ourselves struggling to look happy in selfies. Even worse, we may even be accused of “resting b!tch face” (RBF) when we are simple going about our normal day.
And, looking perpetually grumpy can interfere with friendships, work relationships – and even make it hard to look attractive and welcoming to potential romantic partners! No one is going to swipe right on someone who looks like they’re always scowling.
Lip Lift Edge Filler remedies a permanently cantankerous expression by gently lifting the corners of the mouth into a natural, wider looking smile.
What Is Lip Lift Edge Filler?
Like the Cherry Lip Filler, the Lip Lift Edge Filler hails originally from Korea. When translated into literal English , the procedure is referred to as “Lifting of the Smile.” In both Korea and occasionally the U.S., the procedure is also sometimes called “Happy Lip(s).”
The lifted edges characteristic of the Lip Lift Edge Filler treatment are attained through the use of hyaluronic acid fillers like Juvéderm. During a Lip Lift Edge Filler treatment, the product will be injected into the outermost corners of the patient’s lips at an upward angle. This will cause the corners of the lips to remain pointed upwards, leaving patients at all times with a semi-permanent smile.
The Lip Lift Edge Filler treatment is popular among patients as a way of balancing out their mouth’s outer edges after having already received fillers in the center of their lips.
Lip Lift for Aging Smiles
When a person ages, the lips often become thinner and sage at the corners due to loss of volume. Years of facial expressions can also lock lips into a frowning position as one gets older. But the Lip Lift Edge Filler treatment is a way of quickly perking up aging lips and restoring a more full, youthful smile. With the Lip Lift Edge Filler procedure, patients are able to reverse the effects of aging and look happy once again.
Lip Lift + Volume
Many patients will visit our Troy, MI area medical spa not just for the Lip Lift Edge Filler treatment, but also to add volume to the center of their lips. In such cases, the same type of filler will be used for both treatments, meaning patients avoid paying for more than one type of injectable. At AMAE Med Spa, board-certified Troy, MI area plastic surgeon Dr. Ali prefers to perform the Lip Lift Edge Filler procedure using fillers with smaller hyaluronic acid particles. These fillers, such as Juvéderm Volbella XC, leave Troy, MI area patients with smoother, softer lips. This means their Lip Lift Edge Filler treatment is less likely to yield bumpy or uneven results.
Lip Lift Edge Filler vs. Surgical Lip Lifts
Board certified Troy, MI area plastic surgeon Dr. Ali has extensive experience both performing actual surgical lip lifts and the Lip Lift Edge Filler treatment. He reminds prospective patients that each procedure will result in different aesthetic effects to the lips, and should not be viewed as interchangeable. While surgical lip lifts do provide permanent results, the Lip Lift Edge Filler treatment is significantly less invasive. Surgical lip lifts are performed by surgically shortening the space between the top of the lips and the bottom of the nose, whereas the Lip Lift Edge Filler treatment is a simple series of injections.
At our Troy, MI area med spa, we offer patients a nonsurgical alternative to traditional lip lift surgery. Unlike surgical lip lifts, Lip Lift Edge Filler patients do not require the anesthetic, incisions, scarring, or downtime of cosmetic surgery. The Lip Lift Edge Filler is also significantly more affordable than traditional lip lift surgery.
Troy, MI patients can also take comfort in knowing their Lip Lift Edge Filler results will be long lasting: like most other lip filler injections, results from the treatment can last as long as six months to a year! The Lip Lift Edge Filler treatment is a safe, cost-effective alternative to lip lift surgery for many patients who aren’t ready for surgery.
Lip Lift Edge Filler – Troy, MI Area
The Lip Lift Edge Filler treatment is an incredible way to look younger and happier without cosmetic surgery. Like the Cherry Lip Filler procedure before it, the Lip Lift Edge Filler treatment continues to prove Korea’s track record as a world trailblazer for aesthetic innovation. But it doesn’t take a plane ticket to Seoul to get this incredible procedure, all it takes is an appointment at AMAE Med Spa in the Troy, MI area. Contact us today for a consultation.