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Lip Augmentation in San Diego, CA

Belladerma Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center offers various lip procedures for men and women in San Diego, La Jolla, and Carmel Valley, as well as surrounding areas of California. Our lip procedures include lip augmentation, lip lifts and lip flips.

What Is Lip Augmentation?

Lip augmentation is designed for patients that have always had thin lips and patients whose lips have thinned due to the natural aging process. The lips may be asymmetrical or uneven. Lip augmentation adds plumpness and definition for a fuller smile. Treatment may improve the shape of the mouth.

Augmenting the lips can also help minimize an excessively “gummy” smile (meaning too much of the gums show); with fuller lips, the gums display less prominently. Either subtle or dramatic results can be achieved, depending on the specific patient’s goals. Lip augmentation can also reduce the appearance of fine lip lines.

Lip Augmentation in San Diego, CA

What Is Lip Lift?

A lip lift is a surgical procedure that enhances the amount of pink tissue visible and therefore makes the lips look fuller and more pronounced.  This is achieved by shortening the distance between the nose and the top of the lip.

How Much Does Lip Augmentation Cost in San Diego, CA?

The average cost of lip augmentation surgery at Belladerma Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center starts at $700. As part of your  consultation, we explain the costs associated with your personalized treatment and skin care plan. Multiple financing options are available, and you can apply before your consultation.

How Can I Augment My Lips with Dermal Fillers?

Dermal fillers like Restylane®, Juvéderm®, Voluma® are a minimally invasive way to temporarily augment the lips. Fillers composed of biocompatible materials are injected into the lips to add volume and shape. The injections are quick, convenient and not painful. The results last several months. Treatment may be repeated periodically to maintain the results.

How Can I Augment My Lips with Fat Grafting?

Another minimally invasive lip augmentation surgery is through a technique called “dermal fat graft.” Excess fat and skin is extracted from an area of the body and grafted into the lips to enhance their shape and fullness. Since the patient’s own fat is used, there is very little chance of an adverse reaction. 

One drawback is that the body can naturally absorb some of the fat. In anticipation of this, the lips may be slightly over-corrected during the initial procedure, or a secondary procedure may need to be performed several months later to achieve the desired correction. The results are generally long-lasting.

What Results Can I Expect from Lip Augmentation?

As an expert in lip augmentation, Dr. Mozaffari is able to produce impressive, natural results. Your lips will be slightly swollen for up to one week, and you may have some tightness.

Am I a Good Candidate for Lip Augmentation?

Lip augmentation is ideal for men and women who want to add volume to their lips while maintaining a natural appearance. The procedure may help with fine lines around the mouth.

Why Choose Dr. Mozaffari?

Dr. Mozaffari and his staff are experts in lip augmentation techniques, so you can feel confident and comfortable that the procedure will produce the results that you desire.

Dr. Farid Brad Mozaffari is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who offers lip augmentation surgery for men and women in San Diego, La Jolla, Carmel Valley, and the surrounding communities in California. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.