In today’s world, full and shapely lips are a mark of beauty. Unfortunately, not everyone is born with plump lips. If you’re among those who have thin lips, there are several treatments to enhance their size, like Botox and dermal fillers. While they are effective, you have another option. Laser therapy is a non-invasive solution to fix thin lips, whether caused by genetics or age. You can give your smile the boost it needs without injections or surgery.
Why Do I Have Thin Lips?
The thickness of your lips is primarily a genetic trait; however, age also plays a role in the plumpness of your smile. Over the years, your lips will naturally become thinner, lose their firmness, and they may even look chapped. This is caused by a decline in elastin and collagen levels, giving them a rough and wrinkled appearance. Your lifestyle habits and environment can also affect your lips. Smoking, sun damage, and harsh climates can also cause a breakdown of collagen.
How are Thin Lips Treated?
Nowadays, there are more options than ever to turn thin lips into plump pillows. Patients who don’t want to undergo surgery can turn to injectable solutions, like Juvéderm; however, there are less invasive options that don’t involve any needles.
Laser therapy can remove deep lines and blemishes using a highly concentrated beam of light energy. You may feel a warm sensation as the laser painlessly heats the upper layer of the skin and stimulates new collagen production.
This helps you achieve natural, fuller lips that also have added shine. It can also define the border of your upper lip, which can appear a bit fuzzy as you age. Overall, the treatment creates plump lips and removes fine lines to revitalize your smile nearly instantly; however, you’ll see maximum results after about 1 month.
What are the Benefits of Laser Therapy?
When compared to other treatments, laser therapy offers several advantages, including:
- Pinpoint accuracy
- No scars or redness
- No needles or scalpels
- No lengthy recovery
- Quick results that last
How Many Treatments Will I Need?
Many patients see a change after just one treatment, but it’s common to need a few sessions to notice a significant improvement. It’s recommended each session is scheduled 4-6 weeks apart to ensure you achieve the exact results you want. You may need periodic sessions to maintain your results.
You can redefine your smile will fuller, thicker lips without injections or surgery. Find out if you’re a candidate for laser lip therapy today.
About Dr. Neely Davis Thornton
Dr. Neely Davis Thornton earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical College of Georgia. As a lifelong learner, she regularly continues her training to help her patients achieve their best smiles using the latest advancements. In addition to dental care, she also offers laser therapy for facial aesthetics. Incorporating beauty and wellness into her dental care allows her patients to look and feel their best. Contact our office today to schedule your consultation.