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I was displeased with my breast size. We did the 3D Vectra imaging and Dr. Waldorf concluded that 220 or 255cc silicone implants would give me my desired results. Everything went extremely smoothly on the day of my surgery ... I was back to normal activity within 1-2 weeks. Overall it was an excellent experience!
From the very first visit, all my experiences with Dr. Waldorf have been great. I was always self-conscious of my small chest but never as much as after having 2 kids & nursing each of them for 1 year. I had no cleavage at all & finding a swimsuit that could conceal this was very difficult. I went from 32A to 32C which fits my body perfectly & looks very natural. The surgery & my recovery went very smooth & I'm very happy with the result.
This female patient in her early thirties requested a tummy tuck and liposuction to help her reclaim her body-confidence after two pregnancies and significant weight loss. In total, 2.410 kg of unwanted abdominal tissue was removed, helping her feel better in her own skin.
Pouty, sensuous lips have long been considered an aesthetic ideal, which explains the enduring appeal of lip filler. Portland, Oregon’s Waldorf Center for Plastic Surgery regularly sees patients who want the look of youthful lips, which are full and free from surrounding wrinkles and creases.
As we age, however, we tend to lose volume in the area, which leads to thinner lips and the development of lines. Just like the skin on other areas of the face, the lips lose fullness due to the breakdown of fat pads below the skin along with the loss of collagen. Lipstick also often bleeds into the fine lines that have developed around the mouth. As the volume decreases, the lips gradually begin to deflate as well. This process begins from as early as your 20s. Too much sun exposure, smoking, or excessive inflammation due to stress, pollution or other factors can also cause your lips to become thinner. Through the use of dermal fillers—and specifically lip fillers—the Waldorf Center team can restore lip fullness or even create it for the first time in those with naturally thin lips due to genetics. The fuller appearance from lip injections can be maintained for up to one year.
Contact The Waldorf Center for Plastic Surgery to schedule a consultation for a lip augmentation in Portland, Oregon, today. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Injecting dermal fillers for lip augmentation is an art, and our well-trained injectors have many years of experience performing successful lip filler procedures for our patients. You don't have to worry about your lips looking too full. We know how to use injectables properly for a natural look that enhances your appearance but is not obvious.
Sciton® Halo™ may also be used to smooth deeper lip lines and wrinkles, rejuvenating the entire area surrounding the mouth. Botox® may also be useful in normalizing "lipstick bleed" lines.
Lip augmentation involves the injection of filler material with a gel-like consistency into one or both lips with a needle or cannula. Lip fillers enhance the shape, structure, and volume of the lips. The lip filler is added to different areas of the lips to provide numerous benefits.
Lip filler can be used to make lips plumper and fuller in a natural-looking way, to alter or even out their shape, to add or restore definition, or to improve symmetry. Lip fillers can be added to the lips themselves, as well as the vermillion border, made up of the outermost lines of the lips around the colored portion.
The products used for lip injections at Portland’s Waldorf Center are all hyaluronic acid-based. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in your body and commonly found in skincare products. It’s low-risk and tolerated well by the body, especially in lip fillers.
One appealing aspect about lip filler treatments with hyaluronic acid gels is that the results are reversible. If a patient is unsatisfied with results after lip injections, the filler can be removed with an enzyme known as hyaluronidase.
Juvéderm Volbella® XC is the lip filler we use most often at the Waldorf Center. It has a thin, lightweight consistency, is malleable, and produces subtle results. In addition to lip injections, Volbella® XC also corrects vertical lip lines around the mouth.
We believe you need to be well informed about lip injections so that you can make an informed decision about your procedure and your injector. This includes the results you can expect, the processes of preparing for the treatment, and the recovery period. We will meet with you about your concerns and personal goals. We will examine you and tell you what we can accomplish for you. We will also advise you about what the lip filler treatment will involve in terms specific to your case.
Choosing an injector for lip fillers is an intensely personal decision. We encourage you to ask questions of our team. We want you to feel comfortable with us and your decision to have lip injections at the Waldorf Center.
Ideal candidates for lip fillers include people who don’t need or want more invasive cosmetic surgery to obtain their desired lip size or shape and simply want to temporarily improve their lip fullness or projection. Lip injections are not recommended for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Augmentation is ideal for patients who prefer a treatment with minimal downtime and no recovery time. Lip filler best for patients who are in good health, are non-smokers, and maintain realistic expectations.
In addition to learning about our team if you’re having lip injections for the first time, we recommend avoiding blood-thinning medications for at least two weeks and not drinking alcohol for 24 hours prior to your procedure. Blood thinners increase the risk of bruising and bleeding after lip injections. If a rash, blemish, or cold sore develops on the mouth area, it will be better to reschedule your lip filler treatment.
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Your injector will determine the best lip filler for you. An ultrathin needle is used to inject the lips with the gel in specifically marked areas. The products are infused with lidocaine to improve patient comfort during the procedure. Since the lips are so thin compared to the rest of the facial skin, they are more sensitive—but a topical anesthetic or a local anesthetic injection can be used to further reduce discomfort from the lip filler injections.
Patients will likely experience a pinching sensation during a lip filler session. The lip augmentation injections only take a few minutes, but you must be in our office for a short period prior to your treatment in order for numbing to take place.
The Waldorf Center in Portland, OR, offers special financing for the recommended surgical or non-surgical procedure you want. Convenient monthly payments can be structured to fit your financial situation. Call the practice for more information at 503-646-0101 or contact us online
The experienced surgeons at The Waldorf Center for Plastic Surgery are committed to educating patients and providing them with high-quality, ethical care. We believe that cosmetic surgery is as much an art as it is a science.
Allergic reactions with these products are extremely rare, so skin testing is not required.
After a lip filler procedure, the results can be seen right away. Expect some additional fullness at first due to mild swelling, but this will resolve over the following two to three days. The amount of swelling that is experienced varies depending on the individual and the type of lip filler used, but it usually resolves on its own within one to five days. Mild redness may also occur. Some people also experience some slight bruising, which should be gone within a week or sooner after lip injections.* After they have healed, your lips should feel normal.
Along with lip augmentation, dermal fillers and BOTOX® Cosmetic injections are commonly used to enhance other areas of the face. The Juvéderm® family is made up of heavier fillers that can be used to add definition or fullness to the cheeks, and other fillers in this collection reduce the depth of static wrinkles or folds in the middle and lower part of the face. RHA® fillers are also commonly used for volumizing facial contours and softening wrinkles, especially in high-motion areas, such as around the mouth.
Over the past few years, the cost of Botox Cosmetic has increased and is increasing again. We have managed to maintain the same price for our patients and would like to continue to do so. In an effort to maximize your cosmetic outcomes and maintain the current price structure, we have decided to only dispense...
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Our surgeons and the Center staff have a unique understanding of the needs of women, and our practice is experienced in performing non-surgical ThermiVa® and Mommy Makeover sessions. Talk to The Waldorf Center team to determine which procedures may be right for you.
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