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Home Remedies For Thin Lips
Are the results of a fat transfer permanent? If I get a fat transfer to make my thin lips fuller, will i eventually need to repeat the treatment? Can the fat injections migrate or will they stay in place?
Fat is forever: However, not all the fat is forever, only some of it (and nobody can tell you how much will stay). You may need a touchup to top off your results. The fat doesn't migrate either. ...Read more
Ice it.: There isn't a quick fix, but icing lightly will give you a moment of your lips being thinner, so you can have a photo taken of you. ...Read more
My spinal disk connecting neck to head has a slight congenital thinness. Should i be concerned about a mild chronic neck pain?
No as disc space : Narrowing is a sign of us aging in terms of the spine which has been demonstrated to begin as early as 10 years of age with males showing signs on x-rays at an earlier age than females with smoking accelerating these changes as well as trauma and genetic basis. Don't sweat over the minor pain ...Read more
Full lips for women: Assuming you're talking about what kind of lips men like to see on women... Full lips convey a sense of youth. , which is why lip augmentation procedures are so popular. Women with thin lips due to aging or their natural appearance can have improvement with an easy office filler injection. Male lip augmentation can be done, but must be conservative to retain natural appearance. ...Read more
Filler injections: The safest, easiest, and quickest procedure is using soft tissue fillers. I strongly recommend hyaluronic acid fillers (ie. Juvederm, restyline). The these products can be shaped. They are extremely safe and last a long time. Injected properly it should last at least 18-24 months or longer. And best of all it is reversible. ...Read more
Lips that are too thin cosmetically. Usually associated with aging.
See dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon for correction ...Read more
Lip reduction: For patients with lips that are too full, a lip reduction can be performed. This is a procedure that can even be done in the office with no external scars. I like to take pictures of the patients' lips and do computer imaging to see where they would like them to end up. It is about a week or two until the internal stitches dissolve. ...Read more
Lip augmentation: There are a variety of lip augmentation procedures with varying costs, risks and benefits. Meet with a plastic surgeon to discuss the options of fillers, fat grafting, implants, tissue rearrangement, etc. ...Read more
I am a male and have thin lips what can I do to make them a little thicker that does not cost alot/?
Many options: There are a variety of lip augmentation procedures with varying costs, risks and benefits. Meet with a plastic surgeon to discuss the options of fillers, fat grafting, implants, tissue rearrangement, etc. ...Read more
Yes: Both are pretty on the right face. I think it's better to make sure you don't over do it when you try to make lips fuller. That's the biggest concern of patients who come to me seeking an increase in their lips. They don't want them too big. ...Read more
Matter of taste?: Potaytoe or potahhtoe? Tomaytoe or tomahhtoe? Big breasts or petite perky ones? Small buttock or bodacious bootie? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It's all a matter of personal taste and style. There are no absolutes. ...Read more
Lip augmentation: Dermal fillers such as Restylane (dermal fillers) and juvederm are a great way to give temporary augmentation to the lips if you are seeking treatment for thin lips. More permanent procedures such as the "permalip" implant or fat/smas grafting are also possible, but in my experience it is wise to make sure you are happy with the achievable results demostrated by a temporary solution before proceding with an implnt. ...Read more
Filler or implant?:
If you want to augment the volume in your lips, most commonly a sot tissue filler made of hyaluronic acid (a normal component of the skin) such as Restylane (dermal fillers) or juvederm ultra can be injected into the lips. Results are temporary and may last 3-6 months, but usually produce a smooth, natural augmentation of the lips.
Other options include permanent silicone implants. ...Read more
My son jonas (13) has very thin lips, what sort of legal rights do I have to force him to get a lip injection?
None: You have no legal right to force your 13 year old son to have any cosmetic procedure. In fact this could be considered abuse in my opinion. ...Read more
Temporarily: The thickness of the braces will cause the lips to become slightly fuller. If you are asking if braces can alter your lip thickness permanently, that's a question to pose to your orthodontic specialist as sometimes treatment may change the angle of front teeth and lip position to some small extent. ...Read more
Not effective: This contains hoodia, which is supposed to curb appetite when the root is eaten. There is no published scientific proof that putting hoodia on the lips causes weight loss in people. If there is any effect, it is mostly due to the placebo effect (you think something will work and subconsciously change behavior which produces mild weight loss). ...Read more
Is sculptra a good choice for lip enhancement? I'd like something long-lasting to plump up my really thin lips. Will sculptra work?
Is juvederm a good filler for lips? It seems like most dermal fillers are not supposed to be used in lips. I'm looking for a safe way to plump up my really thin lips. Is juvederm a good choice?
Can't treat at home: A mucocele is caused by a blockage of thick mucous saliva produced by one of many small salivary glands in the lower lip. Though it might make sense to simply drain the saliva causing the cyst-like swelling of the lip, a cure of the problem is only possible by surgically removing the small gland producing the saliva that cannot drain. See your oral surgeon while it is swollen. ...Read more
Is there something I can eat/home remedy to get rid off facial hairs? What causes large/visible black facial hairs? Especially on upper lips
I think the remedy which is available at home is to be using commercially available material to discolor them or waxing them.
Sometimes if they are prominent there might be hormonal imbalance that needs to be checked by your physician.
If there is no hormonal issue, then laser therapy also is a temporary option. ...Read more
I have rashes on and of on my lips. I have tried all creams and tablets but nothing. I need home remedy.I'm tired of pills and creams.
Dermatologist time: Persistent chapped lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream, plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to moisturize. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing allergic reactions on lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's her habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. Dermatologist can sort things out ...Read more