1. It lasts a year, which is longer than most fillers will last in the lips,
2. It doesn’t create swelling like some lip fillers do, which you can see illustrated in these photos. Now, anytime you inject or really bother the lips too much at all, you will get redness and mild swelling. It is possible you would still get a bruise from any type of injectable procedure, and some people will have more swelling because they tend to be “swellers.” The vast majority of patients will experience swelling just like this patient, and that’s why we included these photos.