Lip Filler

In Birmingham, AL

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Introduction to

Lip Filler

The volume of our lips diminishes as we age, making them appear thinner and less plump. Factors such as dietary habits and genetic predispositions, sun exposure, and lifestyle choices play a role in how our lips change over time. Opting for a lip filler treatment presents an opportunity to rejuvenate and enhance your appearance through a quick, safe, non-invasive, and well-tolerated in-office procedure. If you are considering Lip Filler in Birmingham, AL, come see Raggio MD Facial Plastic Surgery who can help you achieve more voluminous lips

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What is Lip Filler?

Lip fillers are dermal fillers that are used to treat the lip area specifically. Dermal fillers are currently one of the most popular non-invasive treatments. Beyond refining the look of your lips, the injection also stimulates collagen production and promotes skin elasticity and health. A Lip Filler treatment is very quick and can be performed during your lunch break, in between running errands, or squeezed into your schedule on a busy day. When you make an appointment to visit our clinic, Dr. Raggio and his team of specialists can recommend a range of dermal fillers that will be perfect for your lips.

What are the benefits of Lip Filler?

Lip Fillers in Birmingham are a popular option for many clients looking for a non-invasive to restore volume and shape to their lips. It is a quick and effective treatment that brings a range of benefits, including: 

  • Plumper lips
  • Boost in confidence and self-image
  • Customizable for a more subtle volumized lip appearance
  • Easily combined with other treatments
  • Minimal risks
  • Zero recovery time

To learn how a lip filler can enhance your overall appearance and aesthetic goals, call us today to schedule a consultation with one of our cosmetic specialists.

Who are the best candidates for Lip Filler?

If you are considering a Lip Filler in Birmingham, it is important to consider the following aspects which will help us determine if you are a good candidate: 

  • Are you a non-smoker?
  • Do you possess good overall health?
  • Are you choosing this procedure for personal reasons?
  • Are you committed to maintaining good skin health?
  • Do you have realistic goals in mind? 

These are some of the questions Dr. Raggio and his team will ask when you schedule a consultation. If you answered yes to most or all of these, call us today to begin the process of getting a lip filler. 

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What’s the first step for Lip Filler?

What are the first steps?

Getting a Lip Filler in Birmingham is as easy as scheduling a consultation session and potentially receiving the treatment the same day. During your consult with Dr. Raggio, we will explain what a lip filler involves, assess your intended goals, and ascertain how the procedure can be beneficial for your overall aesthetic. Whether you choose to get the procedure the same day as your consultation or book a separate appointment, we will guide you through the process to make it as easy and as smooth as possible.

What to expect on the day of a Lip Filler treatment

On the day of your appointment, Dr. Raggio will explain which lip filler and technique are best suited for you, and the amount of volume determined based on your shared goals and expectations 

After cleaning the skin around your lips, a numbing agent may be applied to minimize discomfort during the procedure. The numbing agent may not be necessary for every patient given how quick the overall process is, but for individuals who are nervous about needles, it can help you feel relaxed. Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is also available for those with high anxiety with injections. Once your skin is numb, Dr. Raggio will begin injecting the filler into the lips at strategic points to increase the volume while also enhancing your natural contours. Dr. Raggio often asks patients to simultaneously examine the work to see if they are satisfied with the treatment.

You can expect the entire lip filler experience to last anywhere from 45 to 60 minutes. Our clients typically return to their regular daily activities without having to set aside any downtime after the procedure. 

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Lip Filler recovery

Because a Lip Filler is so well-tolerated, non-invasive, and doesn’t require any downtime, you can expect a fairly smooth recovery process in the days following your treatment. At most, a patient will experience some redness and swelling at the injection sites, which typically disappear within a few hours but can linger for a few days. 

It is common for your lips to look slightly “overfilled” initially as the filler sets in. This will dissipate within a few days as the product integrates into the tissue.

How much does Lip Filler cost in Birmingham, AL?

The cost of Lip Filler in Birmingham is determined by the following: 

  • The type of filler
  • Amount of filler used
  • How often you will need follow-up sessions

Our team will let you know the exact price of your treatment before proceeding.

Why choose Dr. Raggio for Lip Filler?

By placing your trust in the capable hands of Dr. Blake Raggio, you are choosing a double-board certified facial plastic surgeon who is an authority in the arena of face surgery. Whether a patient is seeking surgical or non-surgical rejuvenation for the aging face, Dr. Raggio relies on his unique and comprehensive training, as well as his artistic eye and appreciation for beauty, to help restore and create a more attractive and youthful appearance to the face in a subtle but natural way. Whether the issue is functional or cosmetic, Dr. Raggio closely and carefully listens to each individual’s concerns to design a personalized treatment plan for each and every patient. Above all else, Dr. Raggio is passionate about his work and enjoys making others feel more confident about themselves.

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Schedule your Lip Filler consultation

To schedule a consultation for a Lip Filler in Birmingham with Dr. Raggio, call us today, and one of our patient coordinators will guide you through the steps. Alternatively, you can also contact us through the patient portal on our website, and our coordinator will respond promptly to schedule your consult.

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Patient reviews

  • Torrey

    5 Star Review

    I am a week post-op from my cosmetic rhinoplasty with Dr. Blake Raggio, a Facial Plastic Surgeon here in Birmingham, Alabama. I just had my cast removed today and I could not be happier with my results already!

  • Jessica

    5 Star Review

    Thank you, Dr. Blake Raggio, for the excellent work on my nose. The Rhinoplasty to correct the deviated septum and nostril closure went so smoothly. My breathing has improved and the before and after pictures were amazing. Your knowledge and skills improved my health and facial profile.

  • Pamela

    5 Star Review

    Dr. Blake Raggio is an amazing Facial Plastic Surgeon. I am one week out from having my
    Blepharoplasty and Browlift and could not be more pleased. Not only is he a talented Facial Plastic Surgeon he also has a wonderful bedside manner.

  • Elizabeth

    5 Star Review

    Dr. Raggio and staff get an A+ for their superb care! From the time you walk in the door to the time you leave, you will be treated like family! Best of all you’ll leave looking younger and feeling good! You can’t beat the care and compassion from Dr Raggio and his staff!

  • Chelsea

    5 Star Review

    Dr. Raggio is the absolute best! He listens and is very precise with his injections. I am extremely happy with the results I have gotten with him. He does not push any services on you, either. I have uploaded two pictures to show the difference. I get Botox and lip filler.

  • Sheila

    5 Star Review

    I went to Dr Reggio for my eyelids. They were folding over. I was scared to have the surgery but the right eye was bothering me. So I decided to have the surgery and this Doctor is such a delight and kind-hearted. I am very, very happy with the way my surgery turned out. I would highly recommend Dr. Raggio to anyone!

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