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Know the facts before making any decision about a lip augmentation procedure here is an essential check list:

  • Am I a good candidate for lip augmentation procedure?

  • Are my described expectations realistic?

  • Where is the surgery performed?

  • How long will the procedure take?

  • What kind of anesthesia is used?

  • What is your experience in performing lip augmentation procedure?

  • What is your board certification?

  • How were you trained to do injectable treatments?

  • Do you regularly provide dermal filler treatments?

  • How many people have you treated with a condition similar to mine?

  • Ask to see any photographs of recent lip augmentation procedure surgeries – so you can get an idea of what you would like.

  • What percentages of your lip augmentation procedure patients have had significant post-surgical complications?

  • Will you personally inject me? If not, what are the qualifications of the person who will?

  • Exactly what name brand of injectable do you recommend for me?

  • Is it U.S. FDA approved specifically for cosmetic purposes?

  • May I see the packaging to verify the brand name?

  • Are there any precautions I should take before my injectable treatment?

  • What type of anesthetic is available, and what is your preferred means of anesthesia?

  • What can I expect to experience after my treatment?

  • What are the potential risks of treatment?

  • How long will my results last?

  • How much will my lip augmentation procedure cost?

  • Do you offer patient financing?

  • Will you repeat/correct procedures if the agreed goals are not met? If this is the case, will I be charged again?

  • What is the recovery and healing period for a lip augmentation procedure? When can I resume full normal activity?

  • Have you ever had your malpractice insurance coverage denied, revoked, suspended?

  • Ask for and follow up on patient references (these can be invaluable to finding out what your surgeon is really like and the level of customer satisfaction he/she has received in the past)




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