Lip fillers are made from a substance called hyaluronic acid which is made naturally in our bodies. Because lip fillers are made of the same synthetic version, it means over time the product will breakdown. When this breakdown occurs, the substance is flushed out by your body and you would need to make a new appointment to keep your filler to the desired results. However, for anyone looking for a way to plump their lips, lip fillers are the perfect solution. Read everything you need to know about how often do you need lip fillers and more with Dr Hennessy Aesthetics here.
You might wonder “how often do you need lip fillers?”, it is recommended to most patients to have their fillers topped up every 9 -12 months. However, the time frame will vary on the individual, the substance used and the patient’s age.
If you are not happy with your results and feel that you want more plump lips, it is always advised to wait 2 weeks before re-injecting more filler into the lips. Lip filler injections can result in a lot of swelling and bruising, therefor sometimes the final results are visible straight away.
There are a number of different things you can do to help extend the life of your lip fillers.
Follow any aftercare advice given by your practitioner: Lip filler injections require minimal downtime, which means you can get back to your day-to-day life right after your procedure. However, your practitioner may recommend post-injection and after your injection instructions, it is always advisable to adhere to them. This will allow your lips to last longer and keep them looking as best as possible.
Avoid the sun: Depending on the filler used, when exposed to UV rays, some forms can break down more quickly than others. You should always ensure you use a high SPF sun cream and wear any other sun protection where possible.
If you are unsure of any aftercare steps you should be taking it is always important to speak to your practitioner for the best advice. You can always speak to your practitioner about how often do you need lip fillers if you want a touch-up with the aim of making your fillers last longer.
Learn more about how often do you need lip fillers with Dr Hennessy Aesthetics
Whether you’re looking to find out more about how often do you need lip fillers, want to book a consultation or just want to chat to find out more, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Here at Dr Hennessy Aesthetics we are always happy to help and would love to hear from you. Our lip correction and lip fillers treatments start from £200, but you will be able to receive a full quote at your consultation before going ahead with your treatment.