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Lip filler has become a very popular treatment in recent years but unfortunately due to under qualified practioners. Dissolving lip filler must be done by an experienced professional as too much and the product will start to dissolve your own collagen, and so an injector with experience is vital. Sometimes, people may have had a lip treatment elsewhere and it is mis-shaped/overfilled/unbalanced filler and the ask Dr Hennessy Clinics to resolve the issue. In which case the first step in correcting the filler is to dissolve it.

We also see people who are wanting to start their lip filler from scratch, to help achieve a different type of look. When dissolving lip filler, Hyaluronidase will be injected into the lips. Once this is injected into the lips, it starts to break down the filler, this speeds up the dissolving process that naturally occurs over time. 

Are dissolving lip filler treatments safe?

Due to this treatment using naturally occurring bodily materials, dissolving lip filler does tend to be a very safe treatment. Hyaluronidase has been used for many years, something that healthcare professionals will be familiar with. However, like most treatments it does have its risks which will be discussed with you during a consultation and at the treatment itself. When having lip filler dissolved you need to make sure you have your treatment done by an experienced practitioner, who is highly qualified to ensure the best results such as Dr Hennessy.

Why do people get their lip filler dissolved? 

A lot of people who visit our clinic to have their lip filler dissolved tend to have had lip fillers elsewhere and are unhappy with the results. They know by coming to our reputable clinic, we can effectively dissolve the filler and retreat the area to create their desired lip size and shape. Here are some more reasons as to why people get their lip filler dissolved:

  • Poor quality filler used, which can result in lumps and bumps 
  • Treated by someone with a lack of experience, resulting in poor treatment results 
  • Lip filler migration 
  • Wanting a more natural look to the lips 

How long will it take for the lip filler to dissolve 

When dissolving lip filler the Hyaluronidase will usually take immediate effect, however everyone’s body is different, therefore results do not always appear at the same rate. Although many people will notice the results in a few days, there are other factors to take into consideration. 

How long it takes for the filler to dissolve can also depend on the brand used for the filler, as different brands can degrade at different speeds. Another thing to consider is the amount of filler you have had in your lips already, as this too will impact the duration of the dissolving time. 

One thing to keep in mind is that after you have had your filler dissolved your lips may temporarily appear fuller, this is due to the swelling and the extra fluid in your lips, this will go down. You can have new filler lip enhancement treatment after 14 days.

Why you should choose Dr Hennessy to dissolve your lip filler 

When having any cosmetic treatment, including the treatment of dissolving lip filler, it is important to have peace of mind knowing you are in safe hands. Dr Hennessy only employs practitioners that are qualified and experienced, with a medical background. All clients will benefit from years of experience from Dr Hennessy himself, renowned for his skills in non-surgical cosmetic facial rejuvenation.


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