Lip Fillers & Lip Injection in Cleveland, Ohio
Patients looking for lip injections in Cleveland, Ohio trust double board-certified and fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Harmych, for all non-surgical lip injection and lip filler procedures. Nonsurgical lip filler & lip injection offers patients a safe and effective way to restore fullness and definition to the lips. Dr. Harmych’s exclusive focus is plastic surgery of the face and neck and he performs many lip injection procedures. As a lip injection specialist, Dr. Harmych is able to achieve natural-appearing and realistic results.
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Who is a Candidate for Lip Injection?
Any healthy person wishing to improve lip proportions, symmetry or definition of the lips and those wishing to add more fullness to the lips may be good candidates for lip injection or lip enhancement.
Does Dr. Harmych Perform the Lip Filler Injections?
Yes. Dr. Harmych personally performs all lip injection and lip augmentation procedures. While nurse practitioners or other healthcare providers may perform lip filler injections at other plastic surgery offices or medical spas, Dr. Harmych believes that these injections should be performed by the surgeon.
How is Lip Filler Performed?
Lip injection, or lip enhancement, is performed at Dr. Harmych’s office after the lips are anesthetized (numbed) with a topical cream. A hyaluronic acid filler is gently injected into the lips either a cannula or small needle.
What medications should I avoid prior to having my lips injected?
Aspirin, NSAID’s (such as ibuprofen, Advil, Aleve, naproxen) and other medications known to cause bruising are avoided for one week prior to lip injection. Herbal supplements, such as garlic, ginseng, gingko biloba, vitamin E, fish oil and omega-3 fatty acids may also increase bruising and should be avoided for one week prior to lip injection.
While I be comfortable during the Lip Injection Procedure?
Yes. Minimal discomfort is experienced during and after lip filler and lip injection treatments. Dr. Harmych and his office staff are very professional and caring and will make you feel very comfortable during and after lip injection.
What Should I Expect After Lip Injections?
Almost all patients have some amount of swelling that resolved in 24-48 hours. Lipstick and lip gloss may be used on the lips immediately after lip injection. Most patients return to their normal activity on the same day. You should avoid eating and drinking until lip numbness resolves – generally within two hours. Applying ice or cooling packs is neither necessary nor recommended. Any discomfort following lip injection may be treated with Tylenol.
Scheduling a Lip Injection Procedure in Cleveland, OH
If you are looking for a free consultation with a lip injection specialist in Cleveland, OH please click the link below to schedule an appointment with Dr. Harmych to discuss all lip enhancement options available.
The before and after photographs presented in the lip filler and lip injection before and after gallery depict actual patients of Cleveland, Ohio facial plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Harmych and have been used with written permission. Please note that our before and after gallery is provided in order to help you visualize the natural results that can be achieved at our practice. The before and after lip injection photos are limited to patients who have agreed to allow their photos to be shared. Additional before and after lip injection photographs are available in our Beachwood, Ohio office. You will have an opportunity to view additional pre- and postoperative photographs that may be shared only in our office during your personal consultation.