What to Expect After Lip Fillers, as well as Other Tips!

Hyaluronic acid fillers are a popular and safe way to improve the appearance of your lips. Lip fillers are a non-invasive procedure with several advantages. They reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles around the mouth, enhance the form of the lips, and provide volume and structure. Because hyaluronic acid is a natural component of the skin, there is a low chance of allergic reactions. The majority of fillers may be dissolved or reversed. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring chemical that is gradually absorbed by your body. The effects continue for months.


After the treatment, your lips will most likely swell. It's also typical to observe some redness or bruising at the injection sites. The majority of adverse effects will be mild, and once the treatment is completed, you will be able to resume most activities.

Lip Filler Injections in Peabody, MA by Dr.Katz

Lip Fillers Aftercare Tips:

  • If this is your first lip filler injection, avoid itching, rubbing, scratching, poking, or piking around the filler insertion sites immediately after the treatment and perhaps for up to 24 hours.

  • Avoid excessive heat and UV exposure, such as saunas, steam rooms, sunbeds, and direct sunshine, since this can cause pain and swelling.

  • To reduce swelling and bruising, avoid strenuous exercise or swimming for at least 24 hours following your lip treatment.

  • Keep your lips moisturized by drinking lots of water. It's critical to stay hydrated both before and after your treatment to keep your lips lush.

  • For the first few nights, avoid putting pressure on the treated regions (sleep on your back with your head elevated on pillows).

  • Excessive salt and spicy meals might dehydrate you, so avoid them for at least 24 hours. Also, stay away from messy or difficult-to-eat foods.

  • For up to 24 hours following the injection, avoid wearing lipstick on your lips.

  • After that, apply an ice pack to your lips to reduce swelling and irritation.

  • Always use the utmost caution when it comes to your lips.

  • Avoid facial waxing, Glycolic or AHA peels, IPL, or energy-based treatments and microdermabrasion for two weeks after the procedure.

  • Avoid drinking alcohol because it may increase the chances of swelling.

At Century Medical Med Spa in Peabody, MA, we provide high-quality cosmetic services. If you're not sure if the treatment is perfect for you, call us at (978) 378-2007 to schedule a consultation.

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