Treatments

Lip Injections

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Get the Natural Looking, Full Lips of Your Dreams

Along with the eyes, your lips express the essence of you. We use them to communicate, smile and express ourselves socially and intimately. Using the highest quality dermal lip fillers and advanced lip injections techniques, we strive for a natural and beautifully shaped lip for a luscious appearance.

From thin lips to wrinkles around the mouth, lip injections provide an immediate improvement that lasts up to six months.

  • Facial Shape & Volume
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Quickly plump up your lips with no downtime.

Over time the body naturally loses volume and begins to deplete, this can happen with lips too! Whether you want to address a thin and depleted lip with visible lines around the mouth or want to enhance your lip appearance, lip injections are a wonderful way to add a fresh and luscious feel to your lips. Benefits include:

  • Non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure
  • Quick treatment with no downtime
  • Immediate results
  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles for up to six months
  • Increases fullness for up to six months
  • Reversible effects

If you’re ready to start your journey, or just want to get a bit more information about our lip injections procedure, we encourage you to book a consultation with us. Your consultation will be a one-on-one meeting with one of our medical professionals where we can discuss your specific needs and start developing a personalized plan to achieve your goals.

How Our Lip Injection Treatments Work

Lip injections use either natural or synthetic hyaluronic acid fillers to achieve a plumping effect. The fillers work by plumping and trapping water in the lips. Depending on your desired effect, achieving the result may take several treatments as lip injections produce a subtle, natural look.

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Why Choose Us?

Our lip injection treatments are a great response to naturally-thin lips and the loss of volume that can occur as the body ages. For whatever reason, lip fillers are an easy solution to restoring the fullness that you desire and we have performed hundreds of lip inection treatments at our Edmonton and St. Albert locations.

Our extensively trained physicians and nurses will listen to your concerns and create a fully customized treatment plan to help you get smooth, natural looking results.

External Affairs Medical Spa is one of Canada’s top injection clinics. Winning Top Choice Award for Medical Spas in Edmonton 2018.

What to Expect on Your First Visit

After a consultation to determine your desired results, your lip injection appointment will take about 30 minutes. Causing only mild discomfort, treatment begins with a topical numbing cream followed by precise injections tailored to the volume and shape we’ve agreed upon.

Swelling can increase for up to 48 hours after the procedure, and take up two weeks to resolve. Effects are natural and subtle rather than drastic but if you’d like a more significant change, we can work toward it.

Frequently Asked Questions

Still not sure? Read our FAQ’s below.

Do lip injections hurt?

The procedure is minimally invasive but each person's pain tolerance is different and some patients may experience more pain than others. A topical numbing cream is used before treatment to help minimize pain and we do our very best to ensure you are as comfortable as possible.

We also use cannula technique is used to increase the safety of lip injections. The Cannulae are blunt, which results in less swelling, bruising and intravascular injection of filler. In addition, we only use HA products that can be broken down with hylaronadaise (R).

What are the side effects of lip injections?

Typically, side effects include minor swelling, redness, itching, and/or tenderness that lasts less than seven days. There is no downtime to this procedure and you can continue your day as normal.

What are the results like?

At External Affairs, we focus on maintaining proportion and balance, so results are subtle, natural, and immediate. Lip injection results last up to six months because overtime, your body breaks down the acids – because of this, the effects are completely reversible. Subsequent treatments may be required to achieve your desired effect.

Am I a candidate for lip injections?

Safe for all skin types and colours, lip injections don’t damage the skin, but you shouldn’t undergo lip injection treatments if you:

• Have used Accutane within the last three months
• Have open wounds, cuts, or abrasions
• Have had radiation skin treatment in the last year
• Suffer from skin infections or conditions
• Have herpes simplex in the area of concern
• Are pregnant or breastfeeding
• Have a history of keloid or hypertrophic scars
• Have a history of poor wound healing

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