I would like lip augmentation with an implant. I would expect that my lips would be somewhat swollen after the procedure but are they so swollen that I would not be able to go to work the next day? Is there any chance that the swelling will persist longer than expected?
I would not suggest showing up to work following permanent lip augmentation with a lip implant. You will likely have some swelling that will last a few days. You may also have some bruising following the procedure as the lips are extremely vascular. The length of time that the swelling will persist is variable but, I would recommend about 3 days for recovery.
Posted by Dr. Philip Schoenfeld