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Asija Pandzic , United States
star star Jan 2021

Made my trip overseas so much easier!

Yasmin was extremely helpful, friendly and made planning my trip so much easier. I don't know what I would have done without her! She told me how to get a travel visa and luckily warned me of any travel restrictions that were going on! I had to rebook my trip twice due to covid & restrictions and Yasmin handled everything on the hospitals end. One of the times I had to rebook it was because my layover was in london and Turkey banned all incoming travel from the UK. The airline never notified me so if it wasn't for Yasmin warning me I would have gotten on the plane and been stuck in london! Going overseas to a country you've never been to before to get plastic surgery can be scary, having Yasmin made it a lot less scary knowing you have somebody there that's on your team to help you.

Aylya Mustafova, Turkey
star star Jan 2021

I highly recommend the services of Flymedi

I highly recommend the services of Flymedi 🔝🔝🔝Professionalism, accuracy, friendliness and most of all quality work. Abud ✔️✔️✔️was our agent, we thank him for his accuracy and professionalism. I recommend !!!💯💯💯

Henry Mitchell, United Kingdom
star star Dec 2020

Long waiting times in UK…

Because of long waiting times in UK hospitals due to Covid19, I hit upon the idea of having my bilateral hernia surgery done while on a 2-week holiday in Antalya. After making inquiries through Yasmin, I had a short but comprehensive consultation with an eminent surgeon Prof Alihan Gürkan and my operation was scheduled for a day halfway through my stay in Antalya. It went well with keyhole surgery, I stayed in overnight and was discharged the next day, which gave me 6 days to recover before my flight home to Scotland. Yasmin kept in touch throughout, making sure I had transport to and from the hospital, and a special thanks to Fatma, my mentor and guide at the Memorial Hospital on my day of tests and examinations. I telephoned my surgeon a few days after the operation for advice on removing my plasters and he was most helpful and reassuring about my complete recovery. I was not too fond of the breakfast, but considered it as another form of medicine! My flight home was amazingly comfortable without painkillers, although they were definitely needed for a few days after my operation. In conclusion, I would be happy to have other treatment like this, though in a nice sort of way I hope never to set eyes on the Memorial Hospital again. 🙂

George Bileci Malta, Turkey
star star Nov 2020

A very positive outcome

A very positive outcome, following my decision to pursue in having dental cosmetic surgery/treatment carried out in Turkey. Excellent advisory skills by Flymedi rep Abud. He was professional, well informed, and followed me up with total attention throughout the whole process. Last but not least, I thank Dr Ahmed Kumsan and his team at Infinity Smiles Dental Clinic for their commitment and professionalism. Highly recommended.

Alexander Sullivan, United Kingdom
star star Nov 2020

Thank you Flymedi

I was considering several different options, however Abud was by far the most committed and helpful of all the agents I'd been in discussions with. Everything was organised for me and I was guided throughout and if I was feeling apprehensive about anything or had any questions Abud was always on hand to answer my questions and give reassurances. I'm so happy with the results of my operation and I was left overwhelmed by how friendly and supportive everyone was throughout. If you're considering using flymedi then I can honestly say you'll be delighted with the service both before during and after your surgery.

Recommended For Lip Augmentation

This procedure is recommended for all women or men who are dissatisfied with the volume, structure or shape of their lips.

Not Recommended For Lip Augmentation

Lip augmentation surgery or lip implant surgery is not recommended for patients allergic to lidocaine or dermal fillers. Patients should be in good general health before surgery. Individuals with an active infection near the lip area should not have this procedure. Those have lupus or diabetes, or with blood clotting problems also may not be good candidates for lip augmentation.

Discharge From Hospital

Usually no overnight stay is required

Duration Of Operation

30 - 60 minutes

Overview

Lip augmentation surgery is a cosmetic procedure that is frequently used by women who have thin lips and want to have fuller and plumper lips or who are in need correction of their gummy smile through the use of dermal fillers, lip implants and other different types of materials. 


Permanent lip augmentation has gained a lot of popularity among patients since the 2000s – newer, more effective techniques and materials have been developed and the procedure itself became more patient-friendly. 

Lip augmentation options include: 
 

  • Lip augmentation with fat transfer – The surgeons use fat harvested through liposuction to inject the patient’s lips
  • Permanent lip augmentation by using implants – Lip implants can improve the volume
  • Lip augmentation with dermal fillers– This is the most popular choice and can improve the shape, structure and the volume of the lips.


The main benefits of using dermal fillers include: 
 


  • Less bruising after the procedure is complete 
    Results last relatively long, although not necessarily permanent 
    Providing better control over the lip volume 
    It can be injected gradually until the desired look is achieved 
    Any bumps or lumps in the lips can be dissolved with ease

Preparation

Blood thinners, herbal supplements, anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal teas need to be avoided at least 2 weeks before the procedure can begin. Patients should also quit smoking at least 2-3 weeks before and after the process. Following the surgeon’s instructions are very important both before and after the lip augmentation procedure.

How It Is Performed

The content of lip enlargement surgery depends primarily on the technique used. Most procedures do not require incision and are performed under local anesthesia. The only exception is the fat injection that requires general anesthesia for liposuction.

The technique using dermal fillers is the simplest – After local anesthesia is applied to the patient, the surgeon marks the areas where the fillers will be injected. A very small needle is used to inject the dermal fillers into the lips from the marked areas. The surgeon may also make fine adjustments when the main injection is finished.

Recovery

Lipstick or other lip cosmetic products are forbidden for a few days after the lip augmentation surgery. Ice or cold packs can be applied to the lips area in order to reduce and ease swelling and discomfort. Patients should avoid putting any pressure on the lips for a few days following the surgery.

Risks

Lip augmentation surgery risks and complications can include: 
 


  • Prolonged bruising and swelling 
    Lips asymmetry 
    Irregularities and lumps in the lips 
    Infection 
    Scarring and stiffness
  • Ulceration
    Allergic reaction to lidocaine or dermal fillers 
    Bleeding

Side Effects

Lip augmentation surgery side effects can include: 
 


  • Swelling
  • Allergic reactions
    Itching 
    Redness 
    Tenderness
  • Lumps and irregularities in the lip

Success Rates

Lip augmentation reviews set the average treatment success rate at 89%.

Before And After

Patients can see results immediately after the procedure is over. The swelling will slowly subside during the first few days after the procedure. Depending on the persistence of the technique used, patients may need to undergo further treatment within a few months to maintain their results. The success of the results mainly depends on the surgeon’s skill and experience. There are some cities in Europe, such as Istanbul or Budapesthave many skilled surgeons performing lip augmentation procedures with high satisfaction rates and more affordable prices. 

Faq

How Long Does Lip Augmentation Last? 
The permanence of the results varies depending on the technique used. Lip implants can be used for permanent lip enhancement. The results of lip enhancement with hyaluronic acid fillers usually last between 6 and 12 months.

Is Lip Augmentation Painful?
The procedure itself is not painful since strong sedation is applied in the lip area. However, some patients may have more sensitive lips than others, so this may depend on the patient.

 

Are There Any Alternatives to Lip Augmentation Surgery? 
Yes, but these alternatives do not provide the same long-term results as lip augmentation. Lip plumper is a cosmetic product that provides temporary swelling by irritating the lips. Suction pumps can also be applied to the lips to increase blood pressure to make them appear bigger temporarily.

Extra Content

This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in June, 2019.