Ruth recommended Juvederm ULTRA to me and she was right! It has given me a very soft and subtle enhancement, so much so that when I went back to work that afternoon after my treatment, nobody noticed that I'd had any 'work' done.
Ruth will work with you to understand exactly what lip enhancements you’re hoping to achieve, your expectations of the treatment and your desired results. It may help to bring photos and examples with you to your appointment.
She will also want to know all about your health and will request information about your complete medical history.
We currently offer two superb, industry acclaimed lip enhancement products at the Ruth Eaton Clinic: Teosyal Kiss and Juvederm ULTRA SMILE.
Lip Enhancement with Teosyal Kiss
Teosyal Kiss is an exclusive, innovative highly viscous gel and contains very high plumping power when used in the lips. Its main purposes are to:
- reshape the contours of the lips
- increase lip volume
- treat wrinkles around the mouth
- rehydrate the lips
- support lip corners
As this product is specifically designed for use in the lips, it is highly cross linked. This results in the gel within the treatment being substantially more resistant to being broken down. Resistance to being broken down means that Kiss boasts an optimal life span of 6 – 9 months. The product will naturally break down in the skin and leave no trace behind.
The treatment takes about 30 minutes. The filler is injected with a 27G needle enabling an exceptionally gentle and precise correction of the lips and their contour. The substance is not injected into the surface layer of the skin but to the depth of the dermis.
Lip Enhancement with Juvederm Ultra Smile
Over time, the lips’ volume depletes, leaving a thinner, flatter appearance. Wrinkles and fine lines compromise their smooth look, and the vermillion borders and Cupid’s bow become less defined. Around the mouth, the area between your upper lip and nose can become flattened, and the corners of the mouth may turn downward, creating a tired, aged appearance.
Juvéderm ULTRA SMILE provides full, soft, natural looking lips and is used to smooth fine lines and enhance the mouth area. It is gentle, with an added anaesthetic for the most comfortable treatment experience possible.
Juvéderm ULTRA SMILE helps fight the signs of aging, by addressing the lips’ texture and smoothness and filling the lines and wrinkles caused by smoking and pursing your lips over time…and of course, by adding volume for a fresh, natural, look.
During treatment with Juvéderm ULTRA SMILE
First, Ruth will clean the area to be treated. Juvéderm ULTRA SMILE is formulated with added lidocaine for added comfort, but she may also choose to use additional topical anaesthetic cream to ensure the most comfortable treatment possible. As the anaesthetic takes effect you are likely to feel numbness and a bit of tingling in the area that has been treated—similar to when the dentist numbs your teeth.
The actual treatment takes roughly 30 minutes. The exact injection technique will depend on the type of results you’re hoping to achieve. Ruth may massage the treatment site to make sure Juvéderm ULTRA SMILE is properly distributed and the results are even.
She may also apply ice to your treatment sites for at least 10 minutes to help minimise swelling, inflammation, and bruising.
How long will the effects of treatment with Juvéderm ULTRA SMILE last?
Juvéderm ULTRA SMILE has a unique formulation that’s designed for results that last. In fact, among US patients treated, 78% of those treated maintained the improvement for more than a year after a single treatment!
Are there any side effects?
As with any treatment, there are a few minor risks. As with any lip filler, inflammatory reactions (redness, swelling, etc.), along with irritation or pain upon application of pressure, may occur after the initial injection. These reactions are typically temporary in nature. Lumps or nodules may appear at the injection site. Very rare cases of reversible colouring at the injection area have been reported.