Lip filler - FAQs
How long do lip fillers take?
The time it takes to complete the process of lip fillers can depend on many things, for example, the amount of filler inserted. The more filler that is used, the longer the procedure can take. Generally, the treatment takes around 5-30 minutes. The procedure should not be long.
Can you get lip fillers while pregnant?
Having lip filler during pregnancy is not advised as dermal fillers have not been tested on pregnant women, meaning we do not know if it is safe. The NHS recommends against having any muscle-relaxing procedures such as botox during pregnancy, which is why we do not carry out similar procedures on pregnant women.
How to massage lip filler lumps?
Soft lumps may arise after having lip filler. It is completely safe to massage them to bring down swelling as long as they do not feel hard or rubbery. These lumps are usually undissolved filler, meaning they are safe to be dispersed. Massage them firmly to disperse them.
Can you smoke after lip fillers?
You should not touch your lips directly after the procedure, so it is best to refrain from smoking for 24 hours afterwards. After this, it is okay to smoke. Smoking 24 hours after lip fillers should not cause any damage or infections.
How long does lip filler swelling last?
Swelling and redness of the area are common side effects of lip filler. They are temporary, so they should wear off in a few hours or the next day after your treatment. The volume of lip filler that you have may affect swelling. All side effects should completely wear off within two weeks.
How to reduce swelling after lip filler?
Swelling can be decreased by simply using a cold compress on the area. Any pain that you are still experiencing can also be soothed using this technique. Being in and around heat can increase swelling and high-intensity exercise, which is why these activities should be avoided after dermal fillers.
Can you drink alcohol after lip fillers?
Consuming alcohol should be avoided 24 hours after having lip injections, as we recommend with smoking because the mouth will be sensitive. Once this time is up, drinking alcohol is safe. Be aware that alcohol can thin the blood and therefore can increase swelling and bruising of the lips. If you feel this is bearable, feel free to have a drink!
Can you eat after lip fillers?
It is completely safe to have a bite after lip filler treatments if numbing cream has not been used. If numbing cream has been applied, you should wait until the cream has worn off. It may not be safe to eat with numb lips as it may cause you to choke. Easy foods are recommended, such as ice cream, which can help soothe the lips.
Where do you provide lip filler services?
Moon Aesthetics provide aesthetics services, such as lip fillers, near you. Call us today if you need lip fillers in Essex, or the surrounding areas. Our coverage includes; Chelmsford, Southend-On-Sea, Colchester, Braintree, Leigh-On-Sea, Basildon, Brentwood, Wickford, Loughton, Romford & Clacton.