ABOUT LIP AUGMENTATION
At Salisbury Plastic Surgery in Worcester, MA, we offer lip lift surgery,
implants, injectable fillers, and fat transfers to achieve the fuller lips you desire.
Whether you have thin lips that are due to genetics or advanced age, the placement of
implants or use of fillers can provide you with gorgeous, natural-looking results. Both men
and women often seek the expertise of board-certified plastic
surgeon Dr. Deborah Ekstrom to achieve that allure of plump lips. Multiple treatments can be
combined to obtain that ideal look and shape you desire. With both surgical and nonsurgical
options available, we are convinced you won't have trouble discovering a route that works
for you. Say goodbye to thin lips.
Implants in the lips can provide an increase in the lip size with a synthetic material, but
the augmentation also can change the softness of the lip. Most surgeons use a silicone
implant like PermaLip® that make the lips feel more natural but with added volume, or
Advanta Lip that is firmer to the touch.
AlloDerm integrates with the natural tissues and fibers within the lips as tissues harvested
from cadavers are injected into small incisions in the lips to create a full, natural
appearance and feeling to the lips.
After a patient has had fat removed through liposuction from one part of the body (such as
the abdomen, back, or thigh), the plastic surgeon can purify that fat and transfer it to the
Injectable fillers can provide patients with a temporary filling of the lips with collagen,
hyaluronic acid, calcium hydroxyapatite, etc. This is a nonsurgical option and if the
patient does not like the look of the enhancement, the fullness will fade after several