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Just like wrinkles, sagging and thinning lips are a tale-tell sign of aging.

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John A. Kotis helps Chicago, Arlington Heights and residents in surrounding communities fight the signs of aging with dermal fillers and injectables treatment options including lip augmentation Chicago.

The Benefits

Lip augmentation with dermal fillers plumps the lips for months at a time, for a gentle, natural result. An ideal method for enhancing existing facial features in both, men and women, lip augmentation uses natural or synthetic fillers to increase the volume of your lips for months at a time. Lip Implants and other facial surgery solutions may provide a more permanent solution. However, if you are self-conscious about thinning lips or desire a more robust, yet natural appearing lip profile, lip augmentation with dermal fillers may be right for you.

Lip augmentation Chicago is considered by individuals with one or more of the following:

  • Lips that disappear when smiling

  • Naturally thin or poorly defined lips

  • Thinning or sagging lips as a result of aging

  • Imbalance between more prominent facial features and the lips

  • Types of Non-Surgical Lip Augmentation Treatments

Non-surgical lip augmentation...

can be performed with a variety of dermal fillers and injectables.

A consultation with Dr. Kotis will provide a better understanding of your desired results so the right option can be chosen with you, not for you. Some minimally invasive options for lip augmentation Chicago include:

Restylane® Silk

Patients may opt for Restylane® Silk injections for lip enhancement. Restylane® Silk, a gel product, is placed into the lip for added fullness and volume. Administered with an ultrafine needle, Restylane® Silk allows Dr. Kotis to accurately focus on select lip regions.

Fat Transfer

Fat tissue can be grafted from areas for lip enhancement. Tissue from more abundant areas like the stomach, thighs or buttocks, can be transferred to the face for desired effects.

Juvederm® XC

Juvederm® XC can also be used for lip enhancement. Patients can choose Juvederm® XC for additional plumpness in the lip area. Like Restylane® Silk, Juvederm® XC contains HA or hyaluronic acid. This ingredient promotes collagen production and volume once injected into the skin. Patients can expect a fuller lip line after one session of Juvederm® XC.


Belotero® is yet another injectable option for lip enhancement. For more mild-to-severe volume enhancement, Dr. Kotis may inject the gel into the lip regions. Belotero® can be used for more noticeable lip desires.

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The Procedure

Those desiring a fuller lip line may opt for a lip enhancement procedure through lip augmentation Chicago. Thin, narrow lips can become plumper and more noticeable after a lip enhancement procedure.

Recovery Time for Lip Augmentation

Lip augmentation with dermal fillers is a safe and quick procedure performed in Dr. Kotis’s Chicago and Arlington Heights offices. Recovery time is minimal after injections, with most patients returning to daily activities within two to five days. Lips may feel fuller than expected after injection due to swelling.

Once swelling subsides, patients are able to fully enjoy their new, fuller and shapelier lips. Dr. Kotis provides some of the best Chicago lip augmentation.

How Much Does Lip Augmentation Cost?

Since lip augmentation is generally viewed as an elective procedure, it is not usually covered by insurance providers. Our offices accept many different forms of payment, including cash, personal check, and credit card. We also offer financing options.

We will honor written quote for procedures from any board certified plastic surgeon. Listed pricing is all inclusive – no hidden fees (includes pre-op, post-op visits and fees for the surgeons, facility, and anesthesia).

See Testimonial from a patient of Dr. Kotis:

"Dr. Kotis was a blessing when I was looking to enhance my life in a positive and permanent way. The lip enhancement surgery performed has definitely helped me to appreciate the many beautiful qualities that I possess. I have ample, luscious, perfect lips and I thank Dr. Kotis for his phenomenal talents."

— Anonymous, Chicago, Il

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If you want to restore the youthful, plump look to your lips without surgery, contact our office to learn more about the many dermal filler and injectable options that leave you looking great with no surgery or major downtime. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John A. Kotis looks forward to meeting you during your consultation at our Chicago or Arlington Heights, IL office locations.

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These are uncertain, challenging times for the world, our country, our community, our patients and our staff. The health and safety of our patients and employees will always be our top priority. We translate our values into actions that define us; caring for our patients is our number one goal, and your safety is our success.

As we continue to monitor developments related to COVID-19 in the U.S., we have also been following the local current events very closely as it pertains to medical practices and our professional responsibility during this time.

Although we would love to help you achieve your aesthetic goals we will be revising our schedule starting the week of March 23rd 2020. We will move to a very limited schedule in order to provide you with the safest care possible and to better protect our staff. Dr. Kotis will only see patients as needed until further notice. We will continue to observe cautious protocols.

We appreciate your patience as we work together to ensure we are providing the most optimal clinical safety precautions and care.

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