Lip Enhancement in Argentina

Hospitals, clinics and plastic surgeons in Argentina performing Lip Enhancement.
Medicina de Avanzada Contact Medicina de Avanzada
Cosmetic Surgery Clinic, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Whether you are looking to enhance your features through cosmetic plastic surgery or you need to address specific concerns with reconstructive plastic surgery, our practice can help.
Prices
Lip Enhancement500 US$
Listed plastic surgeons:
Dr. Adrian Mobilia
Dr. Adrian Mobilia
Cosmetic and Aesthetic Procedures
Dra. Paz Maldonado
Dra. Paz Maldonado
Aesthetic Procedures
RP Medical Center Contact RP Medical Center
Plastic Surgery Clinic, Buenos Aires, Argentina
RP Medical Center is one of the leading plastic surgery clinics in Argentina, with five experienced plastic surgeons and modern facilities.
Prices
Lip Augmentation or Fillingsupon request
3 listed plastic surgeons:view all >
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Dr. Silvina Del Rosso
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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Dr. Sergio Ariel Rossaroli
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Micro Hair Transplants, Labor and Forensic Medicine, and Medical
Hospital Universitario Austral Contact Hospital Universitario Austral
Private Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
A tertiary university hospital with over 750 physicians, providing medical services in most medical specialties. Services to foreign patients include interpreters, insurance coordination, and transportation arrangements. Both hospital and doctors have liability insuranc
Prices
Lip Enhancementupon request
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About Lip Enhancement

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.
What is Lip Enhancement?
Lip Enhancement or Lip Augmentation is a cosmetic surgery procedure to improve the look of the lips by enlarging them. Lip enhancement creates fuller lips through surgical techniques, implants or injections. Lip enhancement is often carried out to replace definition and shape lost through aging or on patients with naturally thin lips.

What are the types of Lip Enhancement?
The most common Lip Enhancement procedures are:
  • Injectable filler: Lip enhancement takes place through the addition of injectable fillers. Materials used for injectable fillers include collagen, autologous fat (obtained from the patient through liposuction), hyaluronic acid preparations and PMMA preparations. Collagen is the most widely used material for injectable lip enhancement.
  • Implants: Lip enhancement through implants involves the application of synthetic materials, which are implanted in the lips.
  • Surgical advancement: Surgical lip enhancement procedures work by reshaping the lip using the existing tissues.

How long will Lip Enhancement last?
The length of time lip enhancement lasts depends on the type of procedure. Many lip enhancement procedures need a top-up after a certain number of months. Collagen injections last around 3 to 4 months. Injectable PMMA is permanent. Hyaluronic acid injections are long-term, as are autologous fat injections.

How popular is this type of surgery?
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Over 1.5 million people had injectable lip enhancement procedures in 2008, while almost 21,000 people had surgical lip enhancement procedures.

Duration of procedure/surgery:
A lip enhancement procedure takes between 30 minutes and 2 hours.

Days admitted:
None. Patients are sent home on the same day.

Anesthesia:
Lip enhancement injections are carried out under local anesthesia.
Surgical lip enhancement procedures usually take place under general anesthesia.

Recovery:
- The initial bruising and swelling after lip enhancement fades after about a week. - Injections involve a minimum amount of recovery time. - Surgical procedures require 3 days of minimal activity in order to heal and recovery lasts around 2 weeks.

Risks:
Lip enhancement carries some risks to the patient. Risks include: - Overfilling with injections or implants results in disproportionate size of the lips. - Bleeding. - Movement and breakage of implants. - Allergic reaction to filler. - Infection. - Scarring.

After care:
- Take care when eating and drinking after lip enhancement as you may experience difficulty and spillage. - Control pain with pain killing medication prescribed by the surgeon or doctor.

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