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Lip Augmentation in Turkey

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Lip augmentation surgery, also known as permanent lip augmentation is a type of cosmetic surgery performed in order to improve the aesthetic appearance of the lips, 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, but are not limited to:

● Augmentation with fat transfer – The doctor uses fat harvested through liposuction to inject the patient’s lips
● Permanent lip augmentation – Lip implants can improve volume
● Augmentation with dermal fillers – This is the most popular choice for doctors and patients alike - Dermal fillers can improve the shape, structure and the volume of the lips. The effects of this procedure last 6 to 12 months.

The main benefits of using dermal fillers include:

● Less bruising after the procedure is complete
● Results tend to last long, although not necessarily permanent
● Better control over the lip volume
● Injections can be performed gradually, until the desired look is achieved
● Any bumps or lumps in the lips can be dissolved with ease
● Less chance of having an allergic reaction to dermal fillers

Fat injections or lip implants surgery can be performed in order to achieve permanent lip augmentation but these procedures can also have more side effects.

Lip Augmentation Candidates

This procedure is recommended for any individual dissatisfied with the volume, structure or shape of their lips.

Am I Suitable for Lip Augmentation?

Lip augmentation surgery or lip implant surgery is not recommended for patients allergic to lidocaine or to dermal fillers. Patients with an active infection near the lips area should not have this procedure. Patients suffering from lupus, diabetes or blood clotting problems are not good candidates for lip augmentation surgery. Patients need to be in a good general state of health before going in for surgery.

Preparing for Lip Augmentation

Blood thinners, oral supplements and herbal teas need to be avoided at least 2 weeks before the procedure can begin. Patients need to quit smoking at least 2-3 weeks before and after the procedure.

How is Lip Augmentation Performed?

The lip augmentation surgery depends on the technique used. It is mostly done under local anaesthesia with no incision sites, the only exception being fat injection which requires general anaesthesia for the liposuction.

The technique using dermal fillers is the simplest – The patient is first administered local anaesthesia and then the surgeon will begin marking out the areas where the fillers will be injected. A very small needle is then used to inject the dermal fillers into the patient’s lips. The surgeon can also make subtle adjustments as needed.

Lip Augmentation Summary

Anesthesia

Local or General anesthetic

Hospital Stay

Usually no overnight stay is required

Duration of Operation

30 - 60 minutes

Lip Augmentation Recovery

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

Lip Augmentation Risks and Complications

Lip augmentation surgery risks and complications can include:

● Prolonged bruising and swelling
● Asymmetry
● Irregularities and lumps in the lips
● Infection
● Scarring and stiffness
● Allergic reaction to lidocaine or dermal fillers
● Bleeding

Lip Augmentation Side Effects

Lip augmentation surgery side effects can include:

● Swelling
● Itching
● Redness
● Tenderness

Lip Augmentation Success Rates

Lip augmentation reviews set the average treatment success rate at 94%.

Before and After Lip Augmentation

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 technique used, patients may be required to have another treatment done in a couple of months.

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Acibadem Maslak Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
7 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2008 - International Organization for Standardization
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Estethica Atasehir

Istanbul, Turkey
16 reviews
TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 1,950
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Medical Park Antalya Hospital

Antalya, Turkey
10 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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NewAge Clinic

Istanbul, Turkey
9 reviews
TPCD - Turkish Society of Plastic Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery ISHRS - International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery ESHRS - European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
FROM€ 1,512
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Medipol Mega University Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
7 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International
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Vanity Clinic

Istanbul, Turkey
ISAPS - International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
FROM€ 330
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Medical Park Goztepe Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
3 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Medical Park Ankara Hospital

Ankara, Turkey
4 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Ota & Jinemed Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 1,028
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56 reviews

Lip Augmentation Cost in Turkey

Cheapest Lip Augmentation price in Turkey is € 330. Average Lip Augmentation cost in Turkey is € 1,205 where prices can go as high as € 1,950.

With FlyMedi, you can connect with 9 Plastic Surgery centers in Turkey that are offering Lip Augmentation procedures. These Plastic Surgery centers are accredited by international standard-setting bodies including JCI and CIBMTR. Popular Lip Augmentation destinations in Turkey include Istanbul, Ankara and Antalya.

Prices listed on this page are the average price for Lip Augmentation. Clinics may require more details regarding your medical condition in order to provide you with a personalized Lip Augmentation quote. For a more accurate Lip Augmentation price quote, please click HERE.

Turkey

Turkey is a treasure trove of traditions, spices, street food delights and destinations for any intrepid tourist. It’s a mix between the familiar and the exotic, ranging from the bustling streets of Istanbul to the serene and relaxed Roman ruins spread around Turkey’s Western and Southern coast. Turkey is a fairly large country with 75 million inhabitants. The country spreads between Europe and Asia, with 97% of the country on the Asian side – Asian Turkey. Turkey is encircled and enjoys access to three different seas: The Black Sea, The Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and the largest city in Europe, regarding population – It has over 14 million people.

Healthcare

Turkey’s medical infrastructure has improved greatly beginning with the early 2000s and now is one of the biggest medical tourism hubs in Europe and Asia. Turkey has the largest number of JCI-accredited hospitals, second only to the USA and hospitals are more often than not part of international healthcare groups, following strict European protocols and regulations. Turkey has 28.000 medical institutions spread across the European and Asian side but some of the biggest private hospitals and medical centres are in Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and Bodrum – these also happen to be some of the best tourist destinations in Turkey.

Sights to See

Bodrum is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey, with its sandy beaches and small streets littered with traditional shops and elegant restaurants. The town used to be called Halicarnassus, and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is one of the World’s Seven Ancient Wonders. Bodrum also features a castle built by the crusaders in the 15th century.

Istanbul is the home of several architectural treasures, including the Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque was built on the orders of Sultan Ahmed between 1609 and 1616 and the Sultan’s body still resides within the mosque. The high ceiling is lined with more than 20000 handmade ceramic tiles, hence the name – The Blue Mosque.

Pamukkale, meaning “The Cotton Castle” in Turkish is a surreal destination in the country’s western region of Denizli, world renowned for its white terraces with warm spring water. The ancient Greek city of Hierapolis was built over the springs and Pamukkale was a renowned destination in antiquity as well. Tourists can visit the ancient Roman and Greek ruins of the baths, temples and theatres dating to the second century BC.

Things to Know

● If you don’t feel like waiting in a queue, you can get a VISA for Turkey online. The VISA usually costs around $20 for US travellers.

● Turkey’s population is predominantly Islamic so it’s a good idea to wear a headscarf while visiting mosques. Shorts or any other garments that fit under the knee are not prohibited by law but it’s considered good etiquette not to wear shorts for men or short skirts for women.

● You can change any sort of currency into the Turkish Lira – the Turkish currency just about everywhere. Most supermarkets and shops also accept credit cards.

● Roaming fees in Turkey can be somewhat expensive, so it’s a good idea to simply buy a new Turkish SIM card and use it while staying in Turkey.

● Turkey’s international calling code is +90.

● Electrical installations usually operate on 220 volts, 50 Hz and use European style plugs and European style sockets. Four and Five star hotels usually provide North American - 120 volts, 60 Hz sockets as well.

● Driving in Turkey can be a hassle sometimes, but very pleasurable at other times. Roads are usually in good shape and some roads actually lack traffic, so it can be a relaxing experience. In Turkey, people drive on the right, so that’s a detail you will need to keep in mind. In some areas, villagers made cardboard and marker pen signs in order to help lost tourist on their way.

● Renting a car in Turkey is quite simple and cheap. If you have the budget for a full insurance, you should definitely take it – if anything happens, at least you won’t have to worry about money.

● The Turkish Airlines Company, THY offers destinations to just about anywhere in the world with a total of 261 destinations. The company was founded in 1933 and features 285 passenger and cargo planes.

● Turkey uses the metric system which is easy enough to understand – 1 Km = 1000 meters, 1 Kg = 1000 grams, and so on. One mile equals 1.60 Km.

● Turkish people are warm and very hospitable - It is customary for people to hug and kiss both cheeks regardless of their gender.

● Turkish street food is very diverse, from the simple bagel-type snack Simit to the familiar pizza-type Lahmacun, there are tons of variants to just about anything. 



● Turkish coffee is world renowned, but it’s also a bit different than say, its American counterpart -  It is usually a strong coffee with a rich aroma, served very hot from a small traditional cup. Be careful not to drink any of the coffee grounds still in the cup.

● Turkish delight, as the name suggests, can be a really sweet delight for tourists. It is made from sugar, starch and just about any fruit or aroma imaginable, including walnuts, hazelnuts, pistachios, dates, lemon, orange, rosewater and many others. Turkish delight is usually served with coffee and it became popular all around the world, including in the Balkans region and as far as Brazil and North America.

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Lip Augmentation FAQ

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How long does lip augmentation last?

It depends on the technique used. Lip implants can be used for permanent lip augmentation. Lip augmentation with hyaluronic acid fillers usually lasts 6 to 12 months.

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Is it painful?

The procedure itself is not painful, as strong sedatives are administered in the lip region. Some patients may have more sensitive lips than others, so it depends.

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Are there any alternatives to lip augmentation surgery?

Yes, but these alternatives do not provide the same long lasting results as lip augmentation surgery. Lip plumper is a type of cosmetic product that works by irritating the lips and swelling them temporarily. Suction pumps can also be applied on the lips to increase blood pressure and make them appear bigger.