Belotero is a dermal filler treatment that will correct fine lines above and around the lip, deep forehead lines, wrinkles between the brows, scars, and other problem areas.Book Now
Our skin is a powerhouse producing natural components like collagen, and elastin that promotes a healthy, and radiant appearance. Overtime, our skin can lose these key components, resulting in fine lines and wrinkles. Belotero is an effective treatment that can reduce the effects of aging and and skin damage.
What Is Belotero?
Belotero is a dermal filler treatment that uses a natural sugar called hyaluronic acid found within your skin. The main functions of hyaluronic acid are to absorb water, transport nutrients, and work as a replenishing agent. When injected into your skin, Belotero melds with the moisture found within your dermis and acts as a sponge, expanding to fill in moderate-to-severe etched in lines and wrinkles.
This all encompassing filler treats a variety of skins types and problem areas. Results are effective from correcting fine lines above and around the lip, deep forehead lines, wrinkles between the brows, scars, contouring chin and nose, and plumping sunken areas to reduce shadows. Belotero is differentiated from other hyaluronic acid fillers on the market because it’s unique mixture. Gentle yet effective, Belotero’s formula avoids creating a puffy or lumpy appearance on the skin.
Benefits And Risks
Belotero is one of the lightest formulas of dermal fillers. Because of its thin compound, Belotero can be injected deep into the skin's surface without causing unwanted bumps or lumpiness in the targeted area. The flexible gel forms a smooth balance with the natural structure of your skin so you can maintain the normal movement of your facial expressions.
If side effects occur they are typically mild. However, If a hyaluronic acid based dermal is injected into the bloodstream, more serious side effects can occur. Fortunately, there a quick injection to remedy those negative effects in case of occurrence.
Who Should Avoid Belotero?
Patients with multiple or severe allergies to gram-positive bacterial proteins, or patients with a history of anaphylaxis should avoid this treatment. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not receive dermal fillers. Patients with a bleeding disorder or patients on blood thinners should avoid dermal fillers as well.
Treatments are quick and comparatively painless, and the procedure usually takes about an hour. A topical anesthetic is applied to the desired area to reduce discomfort. After the anesthetic takes effect, your clinician will inject the gel-like substance into the targeted area of your skin using a fine gauge needle. Results can be seen immediately and may include minimal visible side effects including temporary redness, tenderness, swelling, and sometimes bruising. After receiving injections, it is okay to resume your usual work or social activities.
Continuous improvements from one injection of Belotero can last 4 to 6 months. Receiving Belotero injections twice a year is recommended for the best results. Due to the collagen creating benefits of Belotero, overtime you may need less frequent treatments to maintain results.