Is It Possible to Get Subtle Lip Augmentation Results?

Is It Possible to Get Subtle Lip Augmentation Results?

Lip augmentation has gained immense popularity in recent years. It's one of the most-requested cosmetic procedures in the country, with millions of Americans seeking fuller, more defined lips each year. 

But just like any aesthetic treatment, getting it done right is essential. Overfilled lips can look artificial and even painful — and there are ways to get plumper lips without attracting the wrong kind of attention.

The key to natural-looking lip augmentation? Finding a plastic surgeon with the right kind of experience.

Walter D. Gracia, MD, PA, and our team specialize in subtle lip augmentation in Fort Worth, Texas. We offer dermal fillers and fat transfers for lips, and we're here to help you find the best procedure to achieve your goals.

Juvederm® for subtle lip augmentation

Juvederm is a leading dermal filler that contains hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the human body. When administered correctly, Juvederm can deliver subtle and natural-looking lip augmentation results.

Gradual enhancement

Juvederm is a minimally invasive treatment that allows for a gradual approach to lip augmentation. By starting with smaller amounts of filler and assessing the results, Dr. Gracia and our team can create a subtle enhancement that suits your facial structure and individual preferences.

Hyaluronic acid naturally builds volume under your skin, and we can control the volume and shape of your lips with each injection to ensure the outcome is natural-looking.

The benefits of hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid fillers, like Juvederm, are a popular choice for lip augmentation because they're highly compatible with your body's natural substances.

Hyaluronic acid gives your lips a soft and pliable feel, resembling natural lip tissue. Plus, hyaluronic acid attracts and retains moisture, which can enhance hydration and overall lip health.

Reversible results

One advantage of using Juvéderm for lip augmentation is that your results are reversible. If unsatisfied with the initial outcome, we can dissolve the filler with a specific enzyme and restore your lips to their original state.

This feature provides flexibility and peace of mind during the augmentation process, and you can be confident you won't get stuck with lips you don't like.

Fat transfers for subtle lip augmentation

Fat transfer, or lipofilling, is a procedure that involves harvesting fat cells from one part of your body and injecting them into your lips to add volume and shape. Although this method is more invasive than dermal fillers, it offers several benefits for people seeking long-lasting, natural-looking lip augmentation.

Natural look

Fat transfers use your body's fat cells, making it an organic and natural option for lip augmentation. Since the transferred fat comes from your body, the chances of an allergic reaction or rejection are minimal. The fat blends seamlessly with your existing lip tissue, creating a natural-looking enhancement.

Customized contouring

Like Juvéderm, our fat transfer technique allows for precise lip contouring. Dr. Gracia and our team strategically inject small amounts of fat in different areas to enhance specific lip features, like your cupid's bow or vermilion border. This level of customization gives you subtle results that harmonize with your facial proportions.

Lasting results

Fat transfer procedures offer some of the longest-lasting results of any lip augmentation method. Some initial volume may be lost during the healing process, but the surviving fat cells tend to establish a permanent presence in your lips. That means you can enjoy the results of your lip augmentation for years to come.

In the end, achieving natural-looking and subtle lip augmentation results is possible. The key is choosing an experienced professional and communicating your desires — and we're here to help you get the look you want.

Schedule your lip augmentation consultation with Dr. Gracia at t817-336-9450 or request an online appointment.

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