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Today’s image-conscious client is keenly aware of cosmetic trends in the media and seeks a subtle, elegant lip transformation personalized to their smile. At Tseng Plastic Surgery in Kirkland, we deliver an outstanding patient experience founded on the principles of integrity and transparency. Our expert injectors perform lip augmentation conservatively, so you never have to worry about “duck lips” or other unfavorable outcomes.

What is Lip Augmentation?

Lip augmentation is among the most popular cosmetic procedures performed in the country. It involves injecting the lips with hyaluronic acid-based dermal fillers to combat lip lines, correct asymmetry, improve lip volume, and provide you with a more youthful, attractive smile.

Hyaluronic acid is a key compound in youthful skin. It binds with water molecules to plump and moisturize depleted contours, which is why it’s such an important component of lip fillers. The HA used in lip fillers comes with a very low risk of an allergic reaction, so that almost anyone can use lip fillers.

Am I a Candidate for Lip Injections in Kirkland?

As lip injections are non-surgical and provide temporary results, almost everyone is a candidate, provided they are healthy and they have a realistic, positive outlook regarding their results. Lip augmentation in Kirkland can improve your appearance, but it cannot make you resemble a celebrity or another person. Our team will meet with you in private to assess your candidacy for lip fillers.

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What are the Benefits of Lip Augmentation with Fillers?

  • Safe, non-surgical, and non-invasive
  • No incisions, anesthesia, or scarring
  • No discomfort
  • No downtime
  • It helps combat vertical lip lines
  • Plumps and revives tired, age-depleted lips
  • Improves lip color and texture
  • Reduces fine lines around the mouth
  • Creates a more youthful, appealing smile
  • Natural-looking outcome

What are the Most Common Lip Fillers Used?

Juvederm Volbella

Volbella, engineered as a hyaluronic acid-based gel, helps volumize deflated lips while smoothing the fine lines that accumulate around the mouth. It is formulated with lidocaine to ensure your comfort during injection. Results can last up to one year.

Restylane Kysse

Restylane Kysse is engineered with proprietary XpresHAn Technology, which makes it possible to move your lips in natural, everyday expressions without sacrificing the benefits of your injections. Whether still or in motion, your lips will look dazzling and youthful. Results last up to 11 months on average.

Restylane Silk

Restylane Silk is made with HA and helps provide the lips with a vital, plump, and alluring appearance for up to six months. It can also help to smooth and minimize lip lines. No allergy testing is required for Restylane Silk, and the treatment is painless and quick.

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What Happens After My Treatment?

 Our lip injections in Kirkland require no downtime or recovery period. Once you leave the office, you can instantly return to your routine, whether it’s work, school, or just enjoying your free time. You might experience some mild bruising, swelling, or tenderness at the injection sites. This is normal, and these side effects will fade within a few hours or by the next day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are lip injections temporary?

Results with lip injections typically last from 6 to 12 months. If a client changes their mind, Hyaluronidase, an HA-dissolving enzyme, can be used to reverse the outcome of a lip augmentation procedure.

How much do lip injections cost?

Lip injections are personalized to each patient so that costs will vary based on the amount of filler required and injected areas. We will provide you with a custom quote at the time of your initial consultation with Dr. Tseng and his team.

When will the swelling go down?

Swelling is the worst right after your lip injections. Over the next few days, it will gradually die down. You can help minimize your swelling by applying a cold compress to the lips for 10 minutes at a time and by keeping your head elevated whenever you lie down for the first 24 hours after your session. You can also take Arnica pills.

How long does lip filler last?

Lip fillers usually last anywhere from 3-12 months, depending on the formulation. By faithfully following your aftercare plan, minimizing your stress levels, eating right and exercising, and staying well-hydrated, you may be able to extend your results even longer.

Mark H. Tseng, M.D.
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Why Choose Tseng Plastic Surgery?

All cosmetic procedures are overseen by Dr. Tseng, a consummate, multilingual artist with over 17 years in practice. Dr. Tseng is passionate about anti-aging and will customize your treatment to your unique aesthetic issues, delivering a nuanced, organic-looking result. Dr. Tseng trained in the complex field of Hand and Microvascular Surgery at NYU and Mount Sinai Medical Center. He also received elite training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Temple University.

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