One of the important functions of the Orlando Cosmetic Surgery blog is to keep you up to date with some of the latest news, trends and information in cosmetic surgery.

Just this week, CBS News reported on the amazing amount of attention being demanded by lips. It started as a trend last year, and it has blossomed even bigger this spring.

Who doesn’t like Lips–that petal soft facial feature, infinite in shape, color and form?

This amazing feature is smooth, firm yet flexible to impart a woman’s myriad moods and expressions.

Plush or pouty, cupid’s bow or arched and pillowy, voluptuous, well defined-lips are enjoying a big moment in beauty, style, art and fashion.

Many ladies are demanding more than lipstick and gloss to create their look.

Dr. David H. Song, president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, told CBS News, “We found that the number of lip enhancements jumped another 5 percent in 2015, which is up 50 percent from 2000,” “So, it’s pretty profound.”

Those Living Loving, Laughing Lips: Whose Do You Admire?

Luscious lips have been displayed by such star celebrities as Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Garner, Angelina Jolie, Kylie Jenner, Beyonce, and Lisa Rinna. These were the names submitted from 1,000 women surveyed with the question, “Whose lips would you like to have?”

Here at Orlando Cosmetic Surgery, we are inclined to encourage you to enhance your lips according to the guidelines of their natural shape and size, not try to carbon-copy someone else’s lips that might not balance well with all your other facial features.Lip Enhancement for Voluptuous

Sweet Injections for Lip Enhancement

According to statistics, there’s been a steady rise in lip injections, “including Botox and Dysport injections and soft tissue fillers.” These are temporary in that the injections must be refreshed every few months.

Some individuals appreciate a very subtle touch. Others want a very natural enhancement. Likewise, some people elect a more dramatic look, and others actually would like a lip reduction.

Like breast enhancement and augmentation, this feminine feature can affect your look in many different ways.

Lip Augmentation Procedures: Implant Technology

The number of lip augmentations over 2015 established the procedure as the “second ¬fastest growing facial procedure in the United States since 2000.” There were actually 27,000 lip implant procedures accomplished this last year. Statisticians equate that figure to “one every 20 minutes.”

During the aforementioned CBS report we learned that Lip implants have been around for quite a while. new technology might be the reason for the current popularity.

“The newer implants are made from soft, flexible silicone and are more stable and pliable than previous implants.”

CBS reported on a surgical technique, “We make two small incisions in the corners of the mouth, use a tiny passing instrument to pull the implant into place…” said Houser. What if you don’t like your new lips? The little implants can also be removed.

You might have seen some odd Internet articles about irritating and swelling lips by pressing them into tiny shot glasses in the effort to make them plump into a big pout. We highly discourage this technique.

We also discourage any hotel-based lip plumping Botox parties and backroom beauty salon procedures. As always, Orlando Cosmetic Surgery urges you to avoid providers who are not medical or part of a Board Certified medical practice.

The best physicians that offer lip enhancement and augmentation are plastic surgeons that are board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and are members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

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