How can asymmetrical lips be corrected?

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How can asymmetrical lips be corrected?

How can asymmetrical lips be corrected?

A fundamental element of the face, lips are a symbol of individual character. Sometimes they can be asymmetrical. How to correct asymmetrical lips with aesthetic medicine. This disruption to the harmony of the mouth and face can lead to daily complexes and discomfort. What are the medical solutions? Epilium tells you all about hyaluronic acid injections for the lips.

Why can lips be asymmetrical?

An asymmetry of the lips can correspond to :

  • A difference in volume between the lower and upper lip
  • Inequality of shape and size between the left and right parts of the mouth

Asymmetrical lips can occur:

  • At birth (congenital origin): there may be a predisposition to this problem
  • During childhood: may be related to maxillary or dental asymmetry
  • Later: following an accident or trauma (traumatic causes) or following a vascular accident (pathological causes)

What are the consequences of asymmetrical lips?

Asymmetrical lips, as we call them in this article, are not simply a difference in volume between the two lips. In fact, almost everyone’s lips are asymmetrical. Here, we’re talking about a real imbalance, a true inequality of size or shape between the lips or between the left and right parts of the mouth.

Since smiles reflect our mood and character, it’s obvious that cosmetic lips have aesthetic and psychological consequences: lower self-esteem and self-confidence, impacted social sphere, complexes…

To restore volume and correct lip asymmetry, aesthetic medicine offers a highly effective non-invasive solution: hyaluronic acid injections.

What is hyaluronic acid in aesthetic medicine?

Hyaluronic acid is a molecule naturally present in the body, particularly in skin tissue. It deeply moisturizes the skin. Its production decreases with age, and as a result, wrinkles form, tissues slacken and facial volumes melt away…

In aesthetic medicine, hyaluronic acid is mainly injected for its moisturizing and volumizing properties. This natural filler also has the great advantages of being resorbable and 100% biodegradable.

Hyaluronic acid injections make it possible to :

  • Smooth wrinkles and fine lines
  • Restore facial volumes
  • Correct moderate defects of the nose or chin
  • Reshape the oval of the face

For the lips hyaluronic acid injections can reshape, rehydrate or plump the lips. The volumizing power of hyaluronic acid can also be used to correct asymmetry.

How can asymmetrical lips be corrected withhyaluronic acid injections?

Hyaluronic acid, injected into the lips, deeply hydrates them and helps redefine their volume and contours. To correct asymmetrical lips, injections are an effective solution. After careful examination of the patient’s lips, micro-zones are identified. Some will have their volume increased, others will be redesigned: harmony and balance is the main objective.

Depending on the mouth, your doctor will determine the precise type and quantity of hyaluronic acid to use. The product used contains an anaesthetic that makes the injection virtually painless. The effects are immediate and optimal about a week after the session: lips are more symmetrical and plumped up. The result is much appreciated for its naturalness.

Hyaluronic acid is gradually resorbed. Results last between 6 and 12 months on average. Repeat injections are necessary to maintain the effects of the injections.

The teams at Epilium & Skin centers are all trained to answer your questions and inform you about solutions for correcting asymmetrical facial lips.

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