Upper Lip/Smokers Lines/Lip Flip
There are a number of ways to treat upper lip lines. Anti-wrinkle injections can be used to soften these lines. The way to treat is by injecting a small amount of anti-wrinkle into the upper lip (orbicularis oris muscle). It’s normally treated with 4 small injections across the upper lip. This in turn relaxes the muscle around your upper lip, which makes your lip “flip” upward a tiny bit and appears larger than normal. The lip flip is a popular procedure that makes your lips look fuller without increasing the volume of your lips.
Accordian lines (smile lines) – treated with dermal filler and antiwrinkle injections
These lines can destroy a lovely luscious live contour. When excessive they are most aging, can make your lipstick ‘bleed’ and make your mouth unattractive. Precise treatment, either alone or often matched with subtle lip filler can have a dramatic anti-aging effect.
We use a range of injectable relaxants and pride ourselves on achieving fresh, vital, real results with our highly qualified nurses.
A bespoke treatment of anti-wrinkle medication will be administered. The procedure is safe, not painful and quick to perform. Note the treatment is temporary, relaxing the muscle for approximately 3-6 months. For optimum results continued anti-wrinkle treatments are required.
There is a detailed consultation with the cosmetic nurse or doctor to discuss treatment options based on the patient expectations. During the consultation the cosmetic nurse or doctor will assess your face, note asymmetry, and take photographs to document your cosmetic journey.
Anti-wrinkle treatments are generally well tolerated. You will notice the product taking effect 2-4 days after the procedure, and full effect will be visible 2 weeks after the treatment.
The most common side effects include: local irritation or redness and mild to moderate swelling. Although rare, bruising can occur. If it does remember it is temporary and can be covered with make up 24 hours after the treatment.