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When can I kiss after lip injection?

Lip injection with facial fillers is a popular method to enhance one's lips without surgery. Treatment is quick with immediate results that last up to 6 months. One of the most common questions asked after lip injection is when kissing can be resumed. Patients are concerned about possible risks of infection, filler movement, or affecting the final results with …

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Restylane® injections to improve lower eyelid bags without surgery

Facial fillers allow plastic surgeons to rejuvenate the face without plastic surgery. In addition to wrinkle relaxers (i.e. Botox®, Dysport® or Xeomin®), facial fillers have become one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in plastic surgery offices. Facial fillers (also known as dermal fillers or wrinkle fillers) can achieve a “face lift” through a variety of methods …

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“Lipstick in a syringe” for beautiful lips

Plastic surgeons and artists know that full, soft, sexy lips are a very feminine characteristic. The lips, along with the eyes and cheeks, are facial features that should draw attention when looking at a woman’s face. Lips that are desirable accentuate this feminine beauty. Lips that are too full, however, draw too much attention and appear …

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Nonsurgical cheek enhancement options for long-term results

The cheek and midfacial area have many options to improve sunken cheeks, wrinkles, and lower eyelid bags. Years ago, plastic surgery was the only option with a cheek lift. Fat was reduced, skin removed, and muscle tightened with incisions hidden around the eyelid and face. Nowadays, non-surgical cheek enhancement with facial fillers is a very …

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Dr. Daryl Hoffman Blog

Botox and Facial Fillers: Mixing and Matching Treatments

There are numerous non-surgical facelift options available now in the plastic surgeon's office. Cosmetic surgery was the only option years ago, but a dizzying number of treatments can maintain or restore skin health. In addition to the many options, plastic surgeons and dermatologists can mix and match office treatments to help achieve a patient's desired …

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Dr. Daryl Hoffman Blog

Anesthesia for Injectable Fillers to Reduce Pain

Injectable fillers such as Restylane (hyaluronic acid), Juvederm, Radiesse, and Sculptra are good options for various cosmetic enhancements for facial aging Washington area residents. Treatment areas vary for each product, including nasolabial / smile lines, marionette lines, cheek or midface augmentation, or lip enhancement. Some local anesthesia is generally required, since each filler is injected …

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Dr. Daryl Hoffman Blog

Fat Injection after Facial Injectable Filler

Can I get fat injection after already having an injectable filler, such as Restylane, Juvederm, or Radiesse? Yes. Fat, taken from your own body, is a natural alternative to injectable fillers. It largely depends on where you were treated with the original facial filler, and where you are considering facial enhancement with fat grafting. Generally, …

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Dr. Daryl Hoffman Blog

Med Spa: Permanent Injectable Fillers

Just say no. I would not recommend any permanent injectable filler anywhere in the face. Remember, your face and skin continue to change over time, and permanent injectable fillers will become visible over time. These permanent fillers cannot be removed. Cosmetic injections should be natural. The best natural injectable filler with potential for long-term results …

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Lip Augmentation: Avoiding Big Lips and Trout Pout

Big lips after cosmetic injections? Try not to panick, and give it time. with hyaluronic acid injectable fillers such has Restylane or Juvederm is common today. Fewer cosmetic specialists are using collagen for lip enhancement. The lip naturally swells & bruises from the injection. Most of the swelling, which contributes to the trout pout, goes …

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Dr. Daryl Hoffman Blog

Med Spa: Which Lip Augmentation passes the Kiss test?

S96oft, full, natural looking and feeling lips is possible with lip augmentation. Regardless of lip enhancement method, it must pass the Kiss test. Your partner should not notice an unnatural texture to your lips after augmentation. Both and are clear gels that are given in the office with local anesthesia and last several months. These …

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