Northampton woman suffered “droopy lip” after ‘botched’ lip filler injections

Hanna Costea before having surgery to repair her lip and below after surgery to realign her lips. NNL-150126-151725001
Hanna Costea before having surgery to repair her lip and below after surgery to realign her lips. NNL-150126-151725001
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A 33-year-old woman from Northampton has warned of the dangers of cosmetic surgery after she suffered a “droopy lip” following a course of lip filler injections.

Hanna Costea, of Little Billing, had lip fillers put in during surgery in the Ukraine when she was 18 years old, but, six years later, her lips started to swell, making the left side larger and disproportionate.

Hanna Costea after having surgery to repair her lip NNL-150126-151735001

Hanna Costea after having surgery to repair her lip NNL-150126-151735001

Ms Costea, who appeared on Channel 5’s Botched Up Bodies last Thursday, said she now regretted having the cosmetic surgery.

She said: “I tried to hide my lip with make-up or by changing my hair, but it still looked strange. When I spoke my mouth would droop to one side.

“It was a complete knock to my confidence.

“I wanted a fuller look, like the girls I saw in magazines. Looking back I wish I’d never done it.”

On the TV show, Hanna had surgery to realign her lips, making them more proportionate and natural looking.

She said: “Although the surgery has been redone, it will take a while to regain my confidence.”