A Comprehensive Guide to Lip Filler Treatments at SkinLab NYC – Get Valentine’s Day Ready With Us!

Jan 5, 2024 | Injectables

Lip injections have become increasingly popular, allowing individuals to enhance their natural beauty and achieve plumper, more defined lips. At SkinLab NYC, renowned for its exceptional cosmetic services, our team specializes in personalized lip filler treatments that focus on augmenting lips while maintaining a natural look. Here, we will delve into the various aspects of lip filler treatments at SkinLab NYC, including how to prepare, the types of fillers used, the duration of results, and the philosophy behind building up lips rather than over-filling.

Preparing for Lip Filler Injections

The first step in any injectable treatment is a complimentary consultation. Here, we discuss your goals and devise a custom treatment plan, including complementary procedures and products to help you achieve your goals. Prior to your appointment at SkinLab, it is advisable to avoid taking blood-thinning medications, alcohol, and herbal supplements to reduce the risk of bruising. Also, individuals should disclose any existing medical conditions or allergies to the doctor or nurse practitioner performing the consultation. Our master injectors at SkinLab include Medical Director Dr. Gerald Ginsberg, Director of Cosmetic Dermatology Dr. Georgina Ferzli, and Nurse Practitioner Asha Suresh, who has made lip injections her specialty!

About Asha

Asha Suresh, NP, is a Family Nurse Practitioner who graduated from the University of Miami with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She then received her master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner at SUNY Downstate. She worked as a registered nurse for 4 years in a dermatology office where she assisted in various cosmetic and medical procedures such as Botox, fillers, various laser treatments, skin cancer surgeries, and general dermatology. Her experience in this dermatology office gave her extensive knowledge on cosmetic treatments, grew her aesthetic eye and elevated her passion for aesthetic medicine. After getting her Nurse Practitioner, she started working in the Medspa space where she strengthened her skills and now has almost 2 years experience performing injectables and various microneedling and laser treatments.

Asha has perfected her injectables technique and has found that lips are her favorite area to treat – as it helps to build confidence, improve facial harmony, and when done right, can be a subtle but effective enhancement for her patients. She says, “Lip filler is one of the most common treatments I perform, and almost all of my clients are apprehensive, which is understandable. Nobody wants to look fake, or unnatural. (…) But when you come in, you tell me what you’re looking to achieve and I can help choose the perfect product for you – it’s here! We can work over time to give you the volume you’re looking for without rushing things.”

Types of Fillers Used in Lip Treatments

SkinLab NYC utilizes a range of FDA-approved lip fillers to enhance lips and achieve natural-looking results. The best types of fillers for the lip area are made of hyaluronic acid (HA), a molecule that absorbs 1000x its weight in water. This makes it the perfect substance for adding volume – the gel helps expand the lips and draws water to them, keeping them hydrated and moist.

These fillers are the most popular choice due to their ability to provide subtle, natural-looking results. HA fillers, such as Restylane and Juvéderm, mimic the body’s natural hyaluronic acid, which helps to retain moisture and provide volume to the lips. With a few different viscosities to choose from, these fillers can be customized to enhance the shape, contour, and overall appearance of the lips.

Not ready to delve into filler just yet? A Botox Lip Flip can help make the top lip appear fuller, with only a few simple injections. This technique offers a more subtle result, and only lasts about 3-4 months, making it perfect for those wanting to try out an enhanced look without fear of overdoing it.

Duration of Lip Filler Results

The longevity of lip filler results varies depending on the type of filler used and individual factors. On average, HA fillers can last between 6-12 months, while collagen-stimulating fillers may provide results lasting up to 2 years. However, it is important to note that individual metabolism, lifestyle, and post-treatment care can influence the duration of results. Our team will guide patients on how to maintain their lip filler results for as long as possible through proper aftercare and follow-up treatments.

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Patient Reviews

Always prompt, professional, and friendly service. Dr Gerald Ginsberg is the best doctor ever. I am his patient for many years and hope for many many more!
– Irina R.


I saw Asha and she was amazing. She listened to all of my concerns and provided the exact result that I wanted. The space is beautiful and everyone at the front desk was so welcome and friendly. I will definitely be back.
– Nivia S.


Best Medical grade facial! Asha took the time to do a full assessment and consultation, walking me every step of the way through a complete product regimen. Asha also was amazing with my injections and made sure the result was exactly what I wanted. I’m so grateful to Skin Lab. I’m feeling radiant and will be back for their medical facial regularly!
– Angela P.

Customizing Treatments and Building Up Lips at SkinLab NYC

At SkinLab NYC, the philosophy behind lip filler treatments is centered around customization and achieving natural-looking results that enhance each individual’s unique features. Our medical providers, like Asha, carefully evaluate lip structure, facial anatomy, and patient expectations to develop a personalized treatment plan. Rather than over-filling, the focus is on skillfully building up lips gradually over multiple sessions, ensuring a balanced and harmonious result that suits each patient’s facial proportions. This approach guarantees a natural, subtle enhancement that accentuates the individual’s beauty.

Lip filler treatments at SkinLab NYC offer a safe and effective way to enhance the shape, volume, and overall appearance of the lips. Nurse Practitioner Asha and our entire SkinLab by Tribeca Medspa team utilize their extensive experience and expertise to provide personalized treatments that prioritize natural-looking results. By preparing for the procedure, using FDA-approved fillers, ensuring long-lasting effects, and focusing on customization rather than over-filling, SkinLab NYC maintains its reputation as a premier destination for lip enhancement. Whether seeking a subtle enhancement or a more dramatic transformation, individuals can trust SkinLab NYC to deliver beautiful, natural-looking lips.

Disclaimer: It is essential to consult with a qualified medical professional before undergoing any cosmetic treatments. The information provided in this blog post should not substitute professional medical advice.