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Before & After Gallery

Just like skin, results may vary. These pictures (of our awesome, real-life clients!) help you see what is possible and set a realistic expectation.

We’d love to get to know you, learn more about your goals, and see what treatment options would suit you best for dermal fillers and their treatment areas.

With One of Our Dermal Fillers or Lip Injection Treatments You Can


It all started when we were tiny little babies with big fat cheeks – how cute! After our young adult years, all that volume began to slowly disappear and now we are wondering where the heck did it all go? Some of us lose volume more quickly, while others hold onto it quite well into our middle age, but all of us lose volume as we age. The first areas to go are usually around the eyes, cheeks and chin area. Adding a little volume here and there with precise injections can reshape our face back to where we need it to be. The beauty of injectable treatments is no surgery and no downtime required, but results that normally last years.



Juvéderm® dermal fillers (an alternative to collagen injections) is a simple non-surgical treatment that uses hyaluronic acid (HA) (a naturally-occurring sugar found in the body) to smooth and give volume to the skin

Using the latest in volumizing technology, Juvéderm VOLUMA proves that volume can go a long way in restoring a more youthful, natural appearance:

This dermal filler provides terrific results when used by itself, but also can be used with a wrinkle smoothing injectable (Botox® Cosmetic) to provide a more balanced, refreshed look because it treats all areas of the face.


Each Juvéderm treatment at DermMedica is a personalized facial rejuvenation that will help you look your best. It can address the three D’s of aging in the face — descent, deflation, and deterioration.

By treating the three D’s of aging with a complete and holistic approach, you can achieve dramatic facial rejuvenation, without losing your own natural look. The effects of some surgical procedures can leave you looking unlike yourself, but not this one. It will leave you looking refreshed in just minutes with no major surgical risks.


DermaFill is a personalized facial rejuvenation that maximizes the benefits of our facial injectables by using more in more places of the face to achieve a more comprehensive overall improvement. Not all patients require a DermaFill procedure, but for those who do, the effects can make a world of difference.



The injectables we provide are designed to target all of the following problems and more:


We treat the following areas:


Juvéderm® dermal filler (an alternative to collagen injections) is a simple non-surgical treatment that uses hyaluronic acid (HA) (a naturally-occurring sugar found in the body) to smooth and give volume to the skin.

young woman receiving juvederm injection for lip augmentation

Treatment Spotlight:


Many patients have come to us wanting to change many things about the fullness and contours of their lips. The injectables we provide are designed to target all of the following problems and more:

Thin Lips: Fuller lips are one of our most requested treatments, and we are happy to help. We carry what we consider to be the best substance that can be used to plump lips and give them an enhanced, but still natural look. A natural look is a key element in our plans. There is no point in having an overdone look if it’s just going to stand out in a negative way. Dr. Crippen always aims to provide the most natural look with every procedure.

Vertical Lip Lines: These wrinkles are also known as “smoker’s lines,” and are a common source of distress for our clients because they are a sign of aging that often comes too early for most people. Improving them can give a younger appearance to the face. Our different treatments can occasionally be used for these lines, as well as laser therapy or Botox® Cosmetic. Each patient requires a different approach, which we can discuss during our consultation.

Poorly Outlined Lips: Some clients are unhappy with the look of their vermillion border—the outline that separates lips from the rest of the face. This is generally a problem in older patients who have lost that border due to aging and sun exposure. The right amount can make a dramatic difference.

Unsatisfying Cupid’s Bow: A sharp cupid’s bow (the M part of the upper lip) is a timeless look that can be enhanced in the right patient. The key is that the doctor not try to change the shape of someone’s lip, rather they need to focus on enhancing what is already present.

Our Most Popular Treatment Options


Dr. Crippen has over 15 years of experience and has treated over 12,000 injectable patients in that time. Come in for a consultation to meet our team and learn more about our dermal fillers.


Procedure Time: 30 minutes
Recovery Time: None
Lasts: 6-12 Months on average depending on filler and area
Technique: Injections
Pain Level: Minimal
Results: Instant results that improve over time
Anesthesia: Topical cream if required

Juvéderm Volite is a filler that attracts water to the skin without adding any volume to the skin. It lasts approximately 9 months and decreases fine lines and wrinkles in addition to giving your skin more of a glow. You will also notice less need for a moisturizer as your skin will be retaining water much better. This is a hydration game changer for your skin, and our patients love it.

Procedure Time: 30 minutes
Recovery Time: None
Lasts: 9 Months on average
Technique: Micro-Injections
Pain Level: Minimal
Results: Instant results that improve over time, 7 days for full effect
Anesthesia: Topical cream if required

After your eyes, your lips are the most important aesthetic feature on your face. They project emotion, help verbalize your hopes and fears, and they kiss the ones you love. They are the most important way you communicate with the outside world. Full lips that look natural are a positive sign of youth and vitality. With over 15 years of experience and having performed literally thousands of treatments, Dr. Crippen is a trusted expert lip injector in Kelowna and the Okanagan area.

Procedure Time: 15-20 minutes
Recovery Time: 1-2 days of swelling is normal, small bruises are common
Lasts: 3-9 months depending on patient and filler used
Technique: Topical anesthetic followed by micro droplet injections
Pain Level: Minimal with anesthesia
Anesthesia: Topical anesthesia

Services & Treatments Offered