Frequently Ask Questions
What is lip booster?
Lip booster is a cosmetic procedure able to add or restore fullness and shape to the lips. booster can be either temporary or permanent and may use a variety of fillers and materials including Restylane®, Juvederm®, and fat.
Who is a good candidate for lip booster?
A good candidate for lip booster is a physically healthy man or woman who is realistic in their expectations and interested in adding or restoring fullness and shape to their lips.
Where does a lip booster procedure take place?
A lip booster procedure usually takes place in a surgeon’s office-based facility.
Is anesthesia used for lip booster procedures?
The type of anesthesia used for lip booster will depend on the technique. Some procedures may only use a topical anesthetic while others may involve local anesthesia.
How long does a lip booster procedure last?
The amount of time needed to complete a lip booster procedure will depend on the technique. Procedures involving temporary fillers can take as little as a few minutes to perform and can be done in a simple office visit. Other procedures can take anywhere from thirty minutes to two hours to complete.
Is there much pain with lip booster?
Depending upon the exact technique used, some amount of discomfort may occur right after the procedure, but is rare.
What is the recovery like after lip booster?
Recovery will vary according to the technique used. Some bruising and swelling can occur but very uncommon with the newer technique.
How much time will I need to take off from work after lip booster?
Patients can usually return to work within hours after lip injection procedures.
Does insurance cover lip booster?
Lip booster procedures performed solely for cosmetic procedures are typically not covered by insurance.Some amount of coverage may be available for procedures used to treat a scar or indentation from an injury or accident.
Is financing available for lip booster?
Financing is available for many plastic surgery procedures and your surgeon should be able to provide you with additional information.