LipFiller Experience 


Azia Medical Spa

Day One

The Procedure

Dr. Bunch was great! Here, he explains everything he's doing. If you are viewing on your mobile phone the video is not available unfortunately but if you want to watch the whole process go to your desktop or laptop to check it out!

He was very down to earth and knowledgable and made me feel comfortable. 

My lips were numbed thirty minutes prior so the needle wasn't too bad. I didn't expect to be able to feel the needle at all but I was still able to feel some pinching/pressure. 

Dr. Bunch used 1cc syringe of Restylane in both upper and lower lip combined but mostly focusing on the upper lip.

Overall, the procedure took maybe five minutes not including the time it took to numb and was a pretty easy experience.

Day One

Minutes after the injection

I took these images right after the procedure and this is pretty close to how they ended up looking after healing. My first reaction was that I looked weird! I wasn't used to having such full lips but believe me, I love them now! I was given ice and told to ice my lips for ten minutes at a time and then it was also suggested that I take ibuprofen or naproxen and a Benadryl at night.

Why Restylane?

      Restylane contains an active ingredient called hyaluronic acid. 

Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in the body that helps to fill in skin.

     A Restylane injection is designed to work like this natural hyaluronic acid in the body to fill in creases to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

       Restylane is FDA approved and is considered to be the safest method of smoothing skin. If you are concerned about the effects of medical treatments in relation to the environment, you can rest assured that Restylane is biodegradable and is not sourced from animals

Day Two

The day of being swollen
So, the doctor warned me that I would wake up swollen so I wasn't concerned but it was definitely a shock to look in the mirror and see my lips so big! I am sharing this so that you can know what to expect but don't let this image deter you, just don't schedule a date for the day after lip injections! I looked like this for about 24hrs. I was never worried and chose to just have humor in the situation.

How did I



  • Antibiotic Cream

  • Bendadryl Cream

  • Naproxen (Ibuprofen) 

  • Cold pack

Morning and evening I would put a little mix of antibiotic cream and Benadryl on my lips and take two Naproxen tablets.
Throughout the day I would use a cold pack for about ten minutes at time. 
-Antibiotic cream prevents infection - this is important especially if you choose to wear lipstick while healing.
-Benadryl cream helps with swelling
-Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory and will help you heal along with help with swelling.
-Using a cold pack or ice helps with soothing and swelling.
Day Three
Barely swollen 
This is just a fun photo I happened to take of myself over the weekend and it's also the only image I have of myself on Day Three but you can clearly see how much less swollen my lips are. There was still some mild bruising so I chose to wear lip color all day but I was finally seeing the shape they were going to be and really liking it. I still continued the Antibiotic cream and Benadryl cream but went down to taking Naproxen just once in the morning when they are most swollen.
Day Five
Feeling confident
Day Five I was able to leave the house feeling good and comfortable in my new face. I was given compliments and friends weren't able to figure out exactly what it was that's different but that something was and they liked it. I love that! It's those subtle changes that make all the difference!
Day Seven
Final results
                Before                        After         
I love my end results so much! As you can tell, I have an upper lip now when I smile and overall the results seemed to have subtly changed my face altogether and in a great way. The Restylane is meant to last for 8-12 months and I definitely plan on getting more whenever that time may be. The healing time was easy and smooth and definitely worth the year of beautiful lips I get to have!


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Birmingham, Alabama