How to Create Beautiful Lips with Dermal Filler

Dermal filler can be injected into lips, but how does the doctor know where to inject it? Here is a video re the assessment and treatment dermal filler lips.

The following issues need to be assessed prior to injection

  • overall size
  • proportion of lips compared to face and other features
  • distance between nose and upper lip
  • distance between lower lip and chin
  • projection of upper and lower lips between each other and also other areas of face including chin and nose
  • vermilion border
  • ageing of lip
  • lines in lips and at border of lip
  • the presence of marionette lines/folds
  • the oral commisure
  • the proportion of upper to lower lip
  • the width of the lips
  • what occurs to the lips in motion e.g. on smiling and talking
  • the symmetry of the lips
  • the desires of the patient, what they find aesthetically pleasing in a lip

These are just a few of the issues that are considered when injecting a lip

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