Will smoking affect the longevity of lip fillers? | Cityskin Cosmetic Clinic

There is no known studies whether smoking effects the longevity of dermal filler. However, in my experience, it is apparent that smoking may impact the longevity of dermal fillers. Whether this is due to smoking itself, or the effect of smoking impacting the skin, is yet to be determined.

Smoking is associated with many health effects. However, I will stick to the effects of smoking on the skin. Every puff of a cigarette causes an influx of free-radicals. Free-radicals are unstable oxygen atoms and they steal electrons from our healthy cells. This then causes our healthy cells to become unstable. Unstable cells are linked to premature ageing, such as fine lines wrinkles, by destroying our collagen and elastin. Smoking also reduces blood flow, depleting oxygen to the skin, this, delaying wound healing.

I’m not saying you won’t get a result with dermal fillers, if you smoke, but this is why a smoker may not get the result, or lasting result, as a non-smoker would, with cosmetic injections.

Book an appointment at Cityskin

Consultations at Cityskin are free of charge and you can book your appointment online. If you have a question about any aspect of treatment you can also chat with us - we're here to help

The Cityskin difference

Experience

Cityskin Practitioners have an average of over 8 years of Cosmetic injecting experience

Trust

98.6% of patients treated at Cityskin would refer their friends to us (760 patients surveyed)

5000+ treatments per year

At Cityskin we perform over 5000 cosmetic injectable treatments across our clinics

meet the cityskin team. Experienced Cosmetic injectors in Melbourne

Meet the team

We have a fantastic team of experienced practitioners at Cityskin with an average of over 8 years of injecting experience.

best cosmetic doctor clinic melbourne
royal-australasian-college-of-surgeons
cosmetic-physicians-college-of-australia

Scroll to Top