Thin Lips and Creating a Natural Look by Dr. Crippen
Thin Lips are lips that are naturally thin or have lost volume.
What Are the Causes of Thin Lips?
The most common cause of thin lips is the breakdown of collagen in the lips due to age. The upper lip commonly experiences the most change, lengthening over time. Other factors that contribute to Thin Lips are simply heredity, or you were just born with relatively thin lips. While this should not cause any functional problems it can be a cosmetic nuisance as fuller lips are more in fashion these days. Thin Lips Reasons:
- Family genetics
- Repeated pursing or puckering
- Regular sun exposure
What Are Some Thin Lips Treatments and Considerations?
Juvederm Dermal Fillers / Collagen Lip Injections
The key to adding volume to lips to make them look fuller is more of an art than science. Just putting filler into a lip without concern for the aesthetic usually results in a bad or awkward result that is out there for all to see and snicker about. The people you see with overfilled, duck-lips are the poor patients that have had a bad job but been told it’s normal or looks good. Patients get their lips over-filled for all sorts of reasons but no-matter what the reason, the result is usually not good if too much filler is added. Just like everyone’s personality is different, so should the approach to lip filling. Dr. Crippen makes sure that he adds just enough volume to his patients lips to make them look naturally fuller without the awful vancouver housewife look that everyone can spot a block away. Dr. Crippen wants your results to look natural and undetectable by everyone so you can feel confident about your new look that everyone will notice but no-one will be able to put their finger on what you had done. Isn’t that the best treatment result? We think so. Here is an example of some natural looking lips by Dr. Crippen.