fulfill-permanent-lip-implant-procedure.jpg There is now a new permanent lip implant available in the market. Bad news is that the procedure is fairly new and there have only been about 250 procedures performed till date. Juva Medical’s FulFil™ is an implant that does away with the drawbacks of other injectable fillers that are temporary, costly and inconvenient with side effects. The FDA has also approved of this product for use in nose reconstruction procedures.

Procedure Highlights
a. This is an minimally invasive surgical procedure.
b. It comes in a small silicone tube covered with a sheet of Gortex and Teflon.
c. This is threaded through the lip and then filled with saline to plump it up.
d. The results are permanent.
e. This implant is soft and flexible.
f. It takes just 15 to 30 minutes to implant this in the lips.
g. It is a scarless procedure where only a tiny incision and one stitch is required.
h. There is hardly any discomfort during the procedure.

Disadvantages
a. It involves the use of local anesthesia.
b. There is possibility of swelling for more than a week.

Cost
a. The cost of the procedure is $3000

Offered by
This FulFil™ permanent lip implant procedure is currently offered by Dr. Miles Graivier, M.D