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Dermal Fillers for the Lips

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A fresh, youthful look is possible without surgery. Using a variety of FDA-approved dermal fillers, Dr. Mabrie offers a unique approach to lip augmentation in San Francisco that addresses 3 tell-tale signs of aging: thinning lips, wrinkles around the mouth, and deep facial creases. Within a matter of minutes, you can be on your way to a younger, fresher face with instantaneous results that will keep you smiling for months.

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Case 423

ABOUT OUR PATIENT Ms. L is a hair stylist in San Francisco and a close friend. Wowed by all the before/after results she sees from Dr. Mabrie, she asked him to treat her under eyes. Learning about Illumination 360 Full Face Treatment, she was ready to take her results to the next level. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PLAN Ms. L is an illustrative example of how dark circles can affect anyone (even in t...

Case 401

ABOUT OUR PATIENT As soon as this soon-to-be Full Face patient stepped into my San Francisco office, I noticed the inherent elegance of her face. I saw opportunities to reverse the effects of aging, accentuating her features and restore her natural allure non-surgically. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PLAN This patient's primary issue was a facial sagging that distracted from her striking features. I i...

Case 135

Background: This 48 year old woman from San Francisco was interested in augmenting her lips to provide more fullness and body, but without looking unnatural or having it be obvious that she had received treatment.   Dr Mabrie’s Assessment: “Her lips had a good shape to start, which makes filling in the existing area with volume-adding Dermafiller a quick and straig...

Case 275

ABOUT OUR PATIENT Concerned about maintaining facial fullness and skin elasticity, this Bay Area woman was looking for non-invasive cosmetic surgery procedures. She noticed some early sagging and shadowing under her eyes, as well as a decrease in the fullness of her lips. After receiving a referral to my practice, she came into my Pinole office for a consultation. Because she felt "immediate...

Case 390

ABOUT OUR PATIENT This young woman from Napa was looking for a solution for her lips, which she felt weren't as full as they could be. During our examination in my office in San Francisco Bay Area, I noticed signs of moderate volume loss in her upper lip. Her bottom lip, on the other hand, was only experiencing minimal loss. This is exactly the kind of situation that can be adjusted in just a few...

Case 417

ABOUT OUR PATIENT This patient is in her 30's and originally from Indonesia; now calling the Bay Area home. She was unhappy about her under eyes and felt they made her look older and tired. A friend referred her to Dr. Mabrie and she scheduled an i360 Full Face Initial Evaluation with same-day treatment. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PLAN It was such a pleasure working with Ms. M! She came in knowing ...

Case 387

ABOUT OUR PATIENT This brave woman came to see us after recently surviving breast cancer. She wanted to find a facial treatment that would restore facial volume she lost during her therapy. She didn't want to look tied anymore. Wanting to feel fresh and new, this patient was ready to start the next chapter of her life. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PLAN This is another patient that we took the Full Fa...

Case 403

ABOUT OUR PATIENT One of the most important procedures I perform at my practice is correcting the effects of previous dermal filler treatments that leave patients with less than ideal results. This patient had dermal filler placed too superficially under her eyes by a different injector, which was causing a Tyndall Effect (blueish tint). DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PLAN While examining the effects o...

Case 74

Background: Athletic young woman from Sacramento, now living in San Francisco wanting lip augmentation.  She had had her lips done several times before and was somewhat discouraged by the inconsistency of the results.  She also wanted information on permanent treatments, like implants, Radiesse injection, or surgical procedures.  She consulted with Dr. Mabrie about her options.Dr. M...

Case 373

ABOUT OUR PATIENT When it comes to the lips, symmetry is important. When one of your lips looks bigger than the other, you'll definitely take notice because they're a noticeable part of your face. This young woman from Oakland had been feeling self-conscious of her own lips. For most of her life, she had always looked at pictures of people with "ideal" lips, wishing that hers would be just as fu...

Case 217

ABOUT OUR PATIENT "How can I get fuller lips?" As you can probably guess, I hear that question a lot. The answer is different each time, since each patient I help has a unique facial structure. This woman from the Bay Area, in particular, asked me about her lips when she came in for a consultation at my office in downtown San Francisco. We discussed the many benefits and options for Lip Augm...

Case 400

ABOUT OUR PATIENT Most of us have something we'd like to change about our faces. This patient has several. She wasn't too happy with her nose, her right eyebrow was lower than her left, and she said she looked tired all the time. I took time to focus on fixing each one of these issues, eventually treating her full face in the long run. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PLAN It only took a few injections o...

Case 372

ABOUT THIS PATIENT Here's another familiar face for you: Susan, my practice manager! For years and years (and years), you've seen her by my side, running our business, calling the shots and helping folks like you - sometimes even telling me what to do! The truth is, I don't know where I's be today without her. She's taken such good care of me and each and every patient's face that's been put in o...

Case 420

ABOUT OUR PATIENT Mr. O is a close friend of mine! By day, he's a Data Scientist, but at night...he's a San Francisco DJ. Over the years, Mr. O has quietly observed treatment results on other friends and family. Seeing the great results and positively that grows from looking your best, he decided it was time for his own treatment. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PLAN I have been wanting to treat Mr. O f...

Case 394

Background: This woman, from Modesto, was now in her 50's and wanted to rejuvenate her looks. She spent time researching cosmetic surgeons and procedures, and decided to consult with Dr. Mabrie after reviewing his website. They discussed options for giving her a younger and more attractive looking face. She had never received Dermafillers before and was concerned about bruising, as she did no...

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Lip & Mouth Rejuvenation: Your Options

Dr. Mabrie's multi-faceted approach to lip and mouth enhancement allows him to create comprehensive results that look natural, never over-done. Depending on your concerns, you may choose to have one of these procedures performed alone, or you may combine approaches for more complete improvements.

  • Enhance Volume: As we age, the lips lose volume and fullness, causing the mouth to appear deflated. Dr. Mabrie accomplishes the look of full, youthful lips with dermal fillers like Restylane® and JUVÉDERM® Injectable Gel. Dr. Mabrie is careful to stay within the natural curves of the lip in order to provide the most realistic-looking results for his San Francisco lip augmentation patients.
  • Fill in Lines: Wrinkles around the mouth are often caused by smoking, sun exposure, or aging and are also known as "lipstick bleed lines" or "smokers lines." Dermal fillers can be used to smooth and plump the skin around lips for a soft, supple enhancement. Dr. Mabrie often uses fillers with a thicker consistency such as RADIESSE® or Restylane® Lyft to fill in these deeper creases for more significant enhancements.
  • Sculpt Facial Features: As collagen production slows, the skin loses its resilience and begins to sag, resulting in the formation of naso-labial folds (smile lines). These deep facial creases can be reduced by adding JUVÉDERM or another hyaluronic acid filler. For some patients, the addition of BOTOX® Cosmetic can help to provide a lifting effect.
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Lasting Results

Lip enhancement with Restylane and JUVÉDERM can typically last between 4 to 6 months. RADIESSE and Restylane Lyft generally have slightly longer life-spans, lasting about 6 months to a year. Your individual treatment results may vary.

Lip Injections in San Francisco for Results That Look Natural

June 2017

What Can I Expect After Treatment?

Some common injection-related reactions may occur, such as swelling, bruising, pain, itching, discoloration, and tenderness at the injection site. For additional information, read what to expect during and after your treatment.

For a gentler injection procedure, Dr. Mabrie offers the innovative microcannula injection method. These blunt-ended microcannulas cut fewer arteries and veins than needles, resulting in significantly less after-treatment bruising and swelling. The microcannula technique is available upon request.

Your Perfect Face

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Dr. Mabrie uses his expertise to combine treatments that target each of your cosmetic concerns for total rejuvenation.

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How Many Treatments Do I Need?

During your consultation, Dr. Mabrie can decide with you the appropriate number of treatments, the type of dermal filler(s) to be used, and the correct amount to be injected for maximum results. Typically, 1 syringe is enough to treat and enhance the lips, while 2 or more may be required to reduce facial folds or wrinkles.

Without touch-up injections, your lips will gradually return to their original fullness. Periodic touch-up injections will help you maintain a fresh look for many years.

San Francisco Facial Plastic Surgeon David C. Mabrie M.D., F.A.C.S.

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The Surgeon

Dr. David Mabrie offers:

  • Double board certification
  • Excellent training & experience
  • Specialization in the face and neck
  • A trainer's skill in injectable filler techniques
Why Dr. Mabrie
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Dr. Mabrie combines artistry and science to give you the subtle, yet remarkable, difference you need. His customized treatment plans are tailored to address each patient's individual concerns. Ready to learn more? Request a consultation online or call us at (415) 689-6634 today.

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Mabrie Facial Cosmetic: David C. Mabrie, MD
166 Geary Street
13th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415) 445-9513
Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.