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Lip Fillers
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Our lips are in constant motion,
with every word and every expression.

But often, we do not give them the care and attention that we give our other facial features. The tissues and muscles that compose our soft and pliable lips are put to work when we speak, kiss, eat, mouth breath, and express ourselves. Over time this constant use and the natural processes of aging can affect our lips, and they begin to lose their volume and luster.

Dr. Monica Bonakdar of Bonakdar Aesthetics offers the best lip fillers Newport Beach has to offer to restore full and youthful lips.

Youthful Lips Are Always in Style

Lips come in many shapes and sizes. Plump symmetrical lips without lines are an indicator of fertility and youth. As it turns out, lip aging coincides with internal hormonal changes that signal the end of fertility. Even more interesting is that humans are subconsciously programmed to be attracted to individuals with youthful lips for the survival of our species!

This subconscious preference for youthful lips, along with the fact that the eyes and lips are what we gaze at the most when we look at a new face, are the main reasons that lip fillers are among the most frequently requested filler procedures.

What Are Lip Fillers?

Lip fillers are a type of cosmetic injectable that can be used to add volume and fullness to the lips. They are typically made from a substance called hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally occurring substance in the body. Lip fillers can be an excellent way to achieve fuller, more voluminous lips. If you’re considering this treatment, be sure to consult with a qualified professional to ensure that you get the best results. Lip enhancements can look natural, but only if you choose the most experienced professional. People can turn to this treatment at all ages; younger people just want fuller lips, while some people are trying to counteract aging lips.

What Are the Signs of Lip Aging?

Lip aging results in:

  • Deflated and flattened lips
  • Appearance of lip lines
  • Downturned lip corners
  • Disappearance of the cupid's bow
  • Elongation of the distance between the upper lip and nose

Lip Fillers Benefits

Some of the benefits of lip fillers include:

  • Enhancing the lips’ natural shape: Lip fillers can help to restore or enhance the natural shape of the lips, giving them a fuller and more youthful appearance.
  • Improving symmetry: Uneven or asymmetrical lips can be corrected with lip filler injections.
  • Adding volume: Lip fillers can add volume to thin or aging lips, giving them a plumper look.
  • Reducing fine lines and wrinkles: Lip fillers can also help to smooth out any fine lines or wrinkles around the mouth.

What Is The Ideal Lip Enhancement?

Not everyone interested in a lip treatment is seeking Kylie Jenner size lips. Dr. Bonakdar believes that matching the proportions of the lips to the proportions of the overall face is a better game plan than choosing to copy someone else's famous lips.

With that philosophy, Dr. Bonakdar listens to what your desired outcome is for your lip augmentation and expertly chooses the best lip filler to deliver the results you want. From conservative under-the-radar lip hydration to dramatically voluptuous lips, Dr. Bonakdar is the expert injector you can trust for an instant beauty and self-confidence boost!

Which Lip Fillers are Right for Me?

Dr. Bonakdar will choose your lip filler based on your beauty goals. Here is an overview of her lip filler preferences:

Vertical Lip Lines

Dr. Bonakdar’s Filler Choice: Juvederm Volbella, Vollure, RHA 2, RHA 3, or Versa depending on the depth of lines

Her Why: Newer generation fillers that do not swell in the tissue are ideal for lip line corrections.

Her Strategy: Dr. Bonakdar expertly corrects vertical lip lines with or without injection of the actual lips based on her client’s preference.

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Natural Lip Enhancement

Dr Bonakdar’s Filler Choice: Juvederm Volbella, RHA 2, Versa

Her Why: Newer generation fillers that do not swell in the tissue are ideal for conservative lip enhancement that look natural.

Her Strategy: For natural lip enhancement, She believes that less is more and further enhancement can be accomplished at a future session if desired.

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Moderate Lip Enhancement

Dr Bonakdar’s Filler Choice: Juvederm Ultra Plus, Juvederm Vollure, RHA 3

Her Why: A robust filler is ideal. But “moderate” lip enhancement means different things to different people which Dr. Bonakdar fully explores with her patients.

Her Strategy: She avoids “The Ducky Look” and unnatural results with her expert injections.

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Dramatic Lip Enhancement

Dr Bonakdar’s Filler Choice: Juvederm Ultra Plus, Juvederm Vollure, Juvederm Voluma, RHA 3, RHA 4

Her Why: For dramatic lips, a heavier product is matched with the current lip shape and desired lip fullness.

Her Strategy: She layers the lips with multiple syringes in one or more sessions, with the end goal of dramatic lips that add to a face’s overall beauty.

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Am I a Candidate for Lip Fillers?

Aging is undeniable, but it is up to you to slow down the aging process with various treatments offered by Dr. Monica Bonakdar. If you are new to the world of aesthetics, consult with Dr. Bonakdar to find your perfect prejuvenation or rejuvenation lip filler in Newport Beach. Lip augmentations are generally safe for most adults looking to improve their lips' appearance. You may be a candidate for lip fillers if you have any of the following concerns:

  • You would like to add volume to your lips
  • Your lips have lost volume due to aging
  • You have fine lines or wrinkles around your mouth
  • Your lips are uneven or asymmetrical

Dr. Bonakdar will assess your individual needs and concerns during your consultation to determine if lip fillers are right for you.

Preparing For Your Lip Fillers

Avoid consuming anything that thins the blood for 7-10 days before your treatment.

These include Alcohol, Anti-coagulants, Aspirin Products, Ibuprofen Products, Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs/NSAIDs, Saint John’s Wart, Vitamin E, Ginko Biloba, or Fish Oil. These act as blood thinners and can contribute to post-injection bruising. During your treatment with lip fillers Newport Beach Cosmetic Dermatology Expert, Dr. Bonakdar follows specific protocols to make your visit painless and bruise-free.

Recovering From Your Lip Fillers

Lip fillers tend to cause a few days of swelling. So plan your filler treatment accordingly for this unavoidable downtime.

As for other side effects they tend to be rare in the hands of Dr. Bonakdar, but may include bruising lasting for longer than one week, lip asymmetry, infection, or minor bleeding at the injection site. Newport Beach lip filler expert Dr. Monica Bonakdar applies her 20 years of specialization with injectables to ensure you get safe and beautiful results from your treatments.

Your Consultation With Renowned Aesthetic Expert, Dr. Monica Bonakdar

Dr. Monica Bonakdar of Newport Beach, CA, is ready to hear your beauty goals and create the best lip enhancement regimen for you. Schedule your Newport Beach Lip Filler consultation today to learn more about our treatments and how they keep you looking naturally youthful.

Upon speaking with Dr. Monica Bonakdar, together you will discover the right procedure to give you the best results. You may also want to consider other procedures to have done in combination with your lip filler treatment including a Botox Lip Flip.

Common Questions About Lip Fillers

Lip fillers are usually well tolerated by patients. A small amount of local anesthesia is used to numb the treatment area before injections are administered. Most patients report minimal discomfort during the procedure.

The results from lip fillers typically last for six to nine months, at which point touch-up injections may be necessary to maintain results.

Side effects from lip fillers are typically mild and temporary. They may include swelling, bruising, redness, and tenderness at the injection site. These side effects typically resolve within a week or two.

If you stop using lip fillers, your lips will return to their previous appearance. There is no permanent change to the lips with this type of treatment.

Yes, you can get lip fillers in just one lip if you desire. This is often done to even out asymmetrical lips or to add volume to a smaller lip.

The most natural-looking lip filler is Juvederm. This is because it is made of hyaluronic acid, which is a substance that occurs naturally in the body.

Contact Bonakdar Aesthetics for Cosmetic Dermatology and Skin Care in Newport Beach, Orange County, CA.

Bonakdar Aesthetics is your place to age with grace and beauty. For patients in Orange County seeking lip fillers, turn to Dr. Monica Bonakdar — a trusted expert and one of Newport Beach’s few exclusive RHA Collection providers. Call 949-721-6000 or use the online booking system to request an appointment.

We are proud to inform you of Bonakdar Aesthetics’ Exclusive Appointment Scheduling Policy. This policy ensures that your appointments are exclusively booked for you alone, thus you will not experience long waits, nor be rushed during your appointment. A booking fee is required at the time you make your consultation or treatment appointment. This fee is refundable up until 72 hours of your appointment and is fully applied to your service that day.

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