Belotero® Balance is a hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal filler that corrects moderate facial lines and wrinkles. This filler is ideally used on medium to deep lines on the face, such as perioral lines, nasolabial wrinkles, marionette lines, oral commisures, and glabellar folds. It can also be used to improve lip contour and enhance lip volume.
How does Belotero® Balance work?
Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in a person’s skin. When we get older, the amount of hyaluronic acid in the body decreases as part of the natural process of aging. By replacing the lost HA, the signs of aging can be improved. Belotero® Balance is a hyaluronic acid filler that gently replaces lost HA, plumping up wrinkles and restoring skin volume in the process.
What are the benefits of Belotero® Balance?
Belotero® Balance is popular for its high tolerability and safety. It is also known to integrate seamlessly into the patient’s skin. Moreover, the product contains lidocaine to ensure that treatments are comfortable, especially when the filler is injected into sensitive areas.
What can I expect during my consultation with Dr. Gold?
During your initial consultation with Dr. Gold, your expectations and goals will be discussed. Your medical history will also be taken. Be prepared to discuss any prescription medications or vitamin supplements you are currently taking. You also have to inform your doctor if you bruise easily.
Upon consultation, Dr. Gold will discuss in detail the possible side effects of the treatment, what to expect from the results, and the duration of results. Your consultation is also the best time to ask questions about your upcoming treatment as well as the product to be used.
What is a Belotero® Balance treatment like?
A Belotero® Balance treatment in our Nashville, Tennessee office is quick and usually takes 10 to 15 minutes. Most of our patients report very minimal discomfort during injections. Although the dermal filer has lidocaine, Dr. Gold may apply a numbing cream for added comfort.
During your appointment, any make up is removed before a numbing cream is applied. The treatment area is then cleaned thoroughly. Depending on the areas that need to be treated, Dr. Gold may ask you to frown or relax the muscles on your face in order to identify the facial lines or wrinkles that need treatment. The filler is then injected into these areas.
What can I expect after my Belotero® Balance treatment?
After the initial treatment, your skin may feel a bit strange and you may have bruising and swelling around the treated areas. However, these are temporary and resolve in 2 to 3 days. Individual results vary, but most results of a Belotero® Balance treatment last 6 months or more.
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