Lip augmentation surgery can be performed surgically or non-surgically with the goal to improve the appearance of the lips by adding volume and definition or to re-contour the shape of the lips.

Methods of lip augmentation New York include:

Fat transfer

An individual’s fat is harvested through liposuction or excision from an area where they is excessive fatty tissue and then placed either through injection or surgery into a person’s lips to achieved the desired outcome.

Gore-Tex implants

These implants are thin strips that are cut to the required size and placed surgically into the lips to enhance the appearance of the lips.

AlloDerm

A soft tissue implant surgically placed to enhance the volume of the lips and provide fullness that also fills in lip wrinkles. This agent can also be placed into the vermillion (the edge of the pink area of the lip) to provide a more defined lip border.

Dermal facial fillers

These are injectable fillers such as Juvederm or Restylane used to plump lips and redefine contour.

People with the desire to have more contoured, better defined or more voluminous lips have many options available to them, both surgically and non-surgically. They should contact Dr. Yael Halaas, a Facial Plastic Surgeon located in New York City, to discuss the details of what they would like to accomplish.

Dr. Halaas will recommend the best possible technique to obtain outcomes that are beautiful and natural appearing. She is acknowledged by her peers and profession medical organizations alike as one of the top 10 facial plastic surgeons in New York City.

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