Posted: February 14, 2023
No one has a perfectly symmetrical face. But that doesn't mean you have to live with uneven features — especially if they make you self-conscious. Filler injections offer a quick and effective way to achieve a more balanced look. This non-surgical treatment works particularly well on asymmetrical lips because it can add a subtle, controlled boost of volume exactly where you need it.
What Causes Lip Asymmetry?
There are many reasons why one side of your mouth might not match the other. Asymmetrical lips can be caused by factors such as aging, weak facial muscles, dental work, and injury. In some cases, uneven lips are even the result of a medical condition. However, most people simply have asymmetrical lips due to their genetics and the way their mouths developed.
You may notice that half of your upper or lower lip is smaller than the other. Similarly, half of your lip might lack definition. It's also possible that the points of your Cupid's bow don't line up. Dermal fillers can treat all of these forms of lip asymmetry. While temporary, injectable fillers are a far more convenient alternative to concealing uneven lips with makeup.
What Is the Best Type of Filler for Lips?
Several types of cosmetic fillers are appropriate for lip augmentation. However, experienced injector Dr. Shaun Patel prefers to use Restylane® products. For example, Restylane Silk is great for older, thinner lips that lack hydration and have a crepey appearance. It's also an ideal treatment for vertical lip lines (i.e., smoker's lines or lipstick lines). Meanwhile, Restylane Refyne is perfect for subtle lip enhancement in younger patients. And last but not least is Restylane Kysse, a formula well-suited for giving more noticeable augmentation in younger or older patients.
Love Your Lips with Filler Treatments in Miami
Lip filler can correct asymmetry for a more even smile. Call 786-618-5039 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Shaun Patel. You can rest assured that you're in good hands. He has performed hundreds of lip filler treatments and is recognized as a Presidential Level and Top 1% Provider by the makers of Restylane. Miami Skin and Vein serves Miami, Coral Gables, and nearby areas of Florida.