Lip Augmentation Articles

Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez is a board certified plastic surgeon specializing in face lift, body lift and tummy tuck procedures in the Baltimore, Maryland/Washington, DC areas. Dr. Rodriguez and his surgical team have over 20 years of experience performing multiple Cosmetic Surgery Procedures in the same operative session. These procedures also include thigh lift, breast augmentation, Brazilian butt lift, and labioplasty (or labiaplasty) procedures.

Did you know teenagers and even children can have crow's-feet? Fortunately, however, the signs of aging don't really begin to kick in until our forties. Then it's only human nature to become preoccupied with that middle-aged spread, those wrinkles and jowls. We also start noticing our peers may look older - or younger - than we do.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Reality TV shows are creating a greater public awareness of cosmetic surgery and may attribute to the growth in procedures, however, these shows have not caused a rampant increase. The number of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures increased 5 percent in 2004, with more than 9.2 million procedures performed – a growth rate steady with that of the U.S. economy, according to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). New five-year trending data shows cosmetic procedures are up 24 percent from 2000, reports the ASPS.

Lip augmentation continues to be one of the most sought-after procedures for women who want to achieve a more youthful and attractive appearance. Soft tissue augmentation of the lips helps create fullness of the lip area, and can help to raise or define lips so that they appear more youthful and balance out the look of the rest of the face. If you’ve been thinking about undergoing a lip augmentation procedure, here are seven of the leading fillers to choose from:
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