Lip Fillers

In Washington D.C. &. Baltimore

Lip Fillers, also known as lip injections, are an extremely popular form of Lip Augmentation that involves the injection of Dermal Fillers into the lips to enhance their shape, volume, and contour. The substance used is typically made of hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally found in the body.

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What are Lip Fillers?

Lip Fillers at Landford Plastic Surgery, are a non-surgical cosmetic treatment designed to enhance the appearance of the lips. During the procedure, our team will inject a Dermal Filler, typically composed of hyaluronic acid, into specific areas of the lips to achieve desired results. The fillers add fullness and definition to the lips, creating a more youthful and attractive appearance.

Who is a Good Candidate for Lip Fillers?

At Landford Plastic Surgery, we find that the best candidates for receiving Lip Fillers are anyone with the following:

  • Individuals with naturally thin lips
  • Those seeking to enhance lip volume and fullness
  • Individuals with asymmetrical or disproportionate lips
  • Individuals experiencing age-related volume loss in the lips
  • Patients desiring improved lip contour and definition
  • Those who want to address fine lines and wrinkles around the lips
  • Individuals looking to achieve a more youthful and rejuvenated lip appearance

How Much Do Lip Fillers Cost in Washington DC & Baltimore?

The cost of Lip Fillers in Washington DC and Baltimore can vary depending on several factors, including the type of filler used and the amount of filler required. It is best to schedule a consultation at Landford Plastic Surgery to discuss your specific goals and receive a personalized treatment plan. Our team will be able to provide you with detailed pricing information based on your individual needs, filler type, and desired look.

What Should I Expect During a Consultation for Lip Fillers?

To schedule a consultation for Lip Fillers at Landford Plastic Surgery in Washington DC or Baltimore, simply contact our nearest office. During your consultation, you will meet with Dr. Landford, who will listen to your goals and help you determine the appropriate lip filler treatment. Your medical history and lifestyle will be assessed to ensure a safe and effective procedure. Once a treatment plan is agreed upon, you can proceed with the Lip Filler treatment immediately or reschedule if needed. Our dedicated Patient Coordinator will assist you with any scheduling adjustments.

How Do I Prepare for Lip Fillers?

To ensure a positive experience with Dr. Wilmina Landford and achieve optimal results with your Lip Filler treatment, we recommend following these pre-treatment tips:

  • Maintain a balanced diet
  • Adhere to any specific instructions provided to you by your healthcare provider
  • Stay well-hydrated
  • Plan for some rest and relaxation after your treatment
  • Wear comfortable clothing to your appointment
  • Jot down any concerns or questions you may have to discuss with your provider

What are the Benefits of Lip Fillers?

Our Lip Filler patients in Washington D.C. and Baltimore have been able to experience a life-changing new look with luscious lips and many benefits that can include:

  • Enhanced Lip Volume: Lip Fillers can add volume to thin or flat lips, giving them a fuller and more plump appearance
  • Definition and Shape: Lip Fillers can help define the lip borders and create a more defined and balanced lip shape
  • Wrinkle Reduction: Lip Fillers can help smooth out fine lines and wrinkles around the lips, known as “smoker’s lines” or “lipstick lines”
  • Natural-Looking Results: Modern Lip Fillers are designed to provide natural-looking results, enhancing the lips while maintaining their softness and natural texture
  • Boost in Self-Confidence: Lip Fillers can enhance overall facial aesthetics and boost self-confidence, helping individuals feel more attractive and satisfied with their appearance
  • Temporary and Reversible: Lip Fillers are non-permanent and typically last for several months to a year. If desired, the procedure can be reversed or adjusted to meet changing preferences

What are the Steps of a Lip Filler Procedure?

During your Lip Filler treatment, you will be comfortably seated in a reclining chair in our clinic. Dr. Landford will carefully administer the filler by injecting it into the targeted areas of your lips. The procedure involves the use of fine needles or cannulas to deliver the chosen filler, ensuring precise and controlled placement with beautiful results. Throughout the treatment, our team, led by Dr. Landford, will closely monitor your progress to ensure your safety and comfort. The entire Lip Filler session typically lasts between 30 minutes to an hour.

Techniques for Lip Fillers

Lip Fillers are typically administered through injection techniques using fine needles or cannulas for precise placement and desired results. Some techniques may include:

Needle Injection

This is the most common technique where the filler is injected directly into the lips using a fine needle.

Cannula Injection

A cannula, a thin, flexible tube, is used to inject the filler into the lips. This technique is preferred by some practitioners as it may reduce the risk of bruising and provide more even results.

Microdroplet Technique

Small amounts of filler are injected at multiple points across the lips to achieve a natural-looking enhancement

Layering Technique

The filler is injected in multiple layers to create volume and shape gradually, allowing for precise control over the final result.

Vermilion Border Technique

Filler is strategically injected along the border of the lips to enhance definition and create a more defined lip shape.

Cross-Hatching Technique

The filler is injected in a crisscross pattern, creating a mesh-like structure that supports and lifts the lips.

Combination Technique

Different techniques may be combined to address specific concerns, such as adding volume to the body of the lips while also defining the border.

Where are the Injections for Lip Fillers?

Lip Fillers at Landford Plastic Surgery are typically administered through injections and therefore do not involve incisions or scarring. The injections are strategically placed in the desired areas of the lips, and the tiny needle punctures usually heal without leaving visible scars.

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Lip Fillers Recovery

After receiving Lip Fillers, it is common to experience some mild swelling, bruising, and tenderness in the treated area. These effects are usually temporary and will subside within a few days to a week. It is recommended to avoid excessive touching or pressure on the lips, follow post-treatment instructions provided by Dr. Landford, and allow your body time to heal for optimal results.

Why Choose Us?

Dr. Wilmina Landford is an experienced plastic surgeon who focuses on aesthetic plastic surgery. She obtained her medical degree from Stony Brook Medicine and completed an integrated plastic surgery residency at Johns Hopkins, showcasing her extensive knowledge and experience in the field. Her attention to detail and artistic approach set the bar for Lip FIllers in Washington DC or Baltimore.

Schedule a Consultation

To schedule a consultation with Dr. Wilmina Landford, please contact one of our closest offices. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in finding a convenient appointment time that works best for you. During the consultation, you will have the opportunity to discuss your concerns, goals, and treatment options with Dr. Landford, allowing you to make informed decisions about your desired Lip Filler experience.

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