Once, the only way to get rid of those signs of aging such as wrinkles and loose skin was to have cosmetic surgery. This procedure always carried with it a certain amount of danger, since having anaesthetic and surgery is a major invasion of the body. The results often left people with a frozen look that was highly artificial, even if it was preferable to wrinkles.
These days surgery is usually the last resort because there are many other forms of less-invasive treatment to correct facial problems. Who would choose to go into hospital for several days and have their skin actually cut off and sewn up if there was another way to achieve the same result?
Very often the facial problem only affects a part of a person’s face. It might be frown lines on the forehead, crow’s feet at the outer corners of the eyes or vertical lines around the mouth. There are many procedures that can be used to aid such problems and they do not require you to go through surgery and spend days in hospital recovering.
Botox injections, dermal fillers and micro-dermabrasion are all procedures that will help people to regain their youthful looks by smoothing out wrinkles and creases. Lip augmentation is particularly effective in making a person look younger. Vertical lines around the mouth and lips are rather horrible, especially when they deepen, and this procedure can help them to be less visible.
However, as we age our lips often seem to become thinner and give us a rather grim look even if there are no wrinkles. Lip augmentation takes the wrinkles out of the actual lip area and makes the lips appear fuller and more sensual. There are several ways by which this can be achieved from injections of fat harvested from your own body, to dermal fillers or Botox injection to using lip implants that are not absorbed into the body and so last forever.