What is Belotero?
Belotero is a hyaluronic acid filler that is formulated to mimic our connective tissues, including skin, making this filler suitable for both deep and superficial applications.
Belotero offers a variety of fillers; most are available with lidocaine to maximize your comfort during and after your treatment.
What Areas Can Be Treated With Belotero?
Belotero is formulated to reduce the appearance of moderate to severe nasolabial folds, vertical lip lines, lines at the corner of the mouth, smile lines, and chin wrinkles.
How Does Belotero Work?
Belotero provides immediate, visible results leaving you looking refreshed and youthful. This line of fillers will seamlessly fill the injected area, resulting in a natural looking effect.
Belotero offers a full range of products to cover fine line wrinkles, fill acne scars, and deep wrinkles, offering a smooth transition between the treated and untreated areas.
Is Belotero Approved?
Yes, Belotero, an injectable filler was approved by the FDA in December 2011.
No allergy test is required prior to your treatment, unlike other injectables. This is due to the fact that Belotero is completely biocompatible, biodegradable, and not made from animals.
Watch the video below to see how Hyaluronic Acid fillers work
How Long Does A Single Treatment Last?
As with most hyaluronic acid fillers, Belotero typically lasts 6-9 months. Duration depends on many factors, such as the type of treatment, the treated area, the individual skin type, skin condition, metabolism of the patient, lifestyle and age.
Is There Any Down Time?
Belotero treatments are convenient and should take about 30 minutes. This will allow you to continue with your daily activities once your appointment is finished.
What Are The Risks/Side Effects?
Some side effects include redness, slight bruising or swelling at the areas of the injection. Otherwise, no other side effects have been reported. You are able to resume your normal activities soon after your treatment. It is advised to avoid sun exposure and washing or exfoliating the treated area for 24 hours. Also avoid applying any make up for 48 hours or until the swelling subsides.
Women that are pregnant or breastfeeding should consult with their physician before starting treatment. Studies are unclear if it affects breast milk and what risk that might have on an infant. There is not enough consistent information about the safety of taking Belotero in regards to being pregnant or breastfeeding. For a complete list of potential side effects, please come in to the office to read the Important Safety Information pamphlet from the product manufacturer.