Lip Service: Fillers, Fact and Fiction


Lip fillers are one of the aesthetics industry’s most infamous and most sought after non-surgical cosmetic treatments.They are often associated with celebrity transformations and overnight glow ups.
   The rise of the ‘tweakment’ culture has seen an increase in the myths and the spread of non-factual information, not to mention the emergence of unqualified practitioners.This alone is enough to deter any potential clients.
   However, it’s quite easy to dispel fake news with the help of established industry experts.These experts include Dr Bejma Medical Clinic in Leeds.The practice has become a pioneering force in the north, not only in providing a wide range of non-surgical treatments but offering correction procedures to help the effects of ill treatment and negligence.
   Dr Bejma, Aesthetic Awards finalist and founder of the clinic, has over ten years experience in creating natural looking enhancements without looking ‘overdone’. She believes an artistic and balanced approach is required – whether the goal is to release your inner youth or amplify your features.

   “Cosmetic treatment isn’t about reversing the ageing process; it’s about releasing the real beauty that’s already in you,” she said.    When considering lip filler there are number of steps you can take to ensure you have the best pre-treatment knowledge and advice prior to making your decision. So it is important to consider factors such as your expectations – are they realistic and achievable? Here are the most common questions asked and answered by the professionals at Dr Bejma Medical Clinic.

What are lip fillers?

Lip fillers are an injectable gel made with hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally produced within the body.They can replace lost volume, smooth out wrinkles and create improved lips definition and shape.

Are they permanent?

No, typically speaking fillers can last up to 12 months, each individual responds differently to treatment and it can also vary on the look desired by the patient.

Does it hurt?

This entirely depends on your pain threshold, most patients would say the feeling is more of discomfort over pain. However numbing cream is applied to ease any uncomfortable sensations.

Will I see results straight away?

Immediately after the treatment your lips can look swollen, this is a normal part of the process.The swelling tends to settle over a few hours and after your lips will start to look and feel natural. In essence, lip fillers can enhance your life in more ways than one. For many it isn’t just an aesthetically pleasing outcome they desire, heightened levels of self confidence and self esteem are added benefits.

Dr Bejma Medical Clinic
7 Cottage Road, Headingley
Leeds, LS6 4DD
Tel: 07522 775233