Nasolabial folds, also known as smile lines, are the lines that start at the outer edges of your nose and extend down to the corners of your mouth. These folds add years to your appearance and may be reduced with Bellafill® injections, which also diminish depressed acne scars. Dermatology + Plastic Surgery, led by board-certified dermatologist Anita Saluja, MD, and double board-certified plastic surgeon Rebecca Novo, MD, offers smile lines and acne scar treatments with Bellafill® for men and women in Melbourne, Indialantic, Viera, Brevard County, the beaches, and nearby areas in Central Florida.
Bellafill® is the longest-lasting dermal filler we offer at Dermatology + Plastic Surgery for men and women in Central Florida who want to look younger without surgery. The product is FDA-approved for softening nasolabial folds, and we also use Bellafill® to treat acne scars. The secret behind Bellafill® is a unique formulation of microspheres that are suspended in a collagen gel. These two active ingredients work in combination to rebuild the underlying support structure. In young skin, collagen works alone in this fashion, but as we age, our bodies produce less collagen. By replenishing collagen levels and introducing non-absorbable microspheres into the skin, Bellafill® may produce amazing anti-aging results for you.
Injections of Bellafill® are recommended for softening smile lines between your nose and corners of the lips. We also recommend Bellafill® for patients who have acne scars.
The main reason that Bellafill® is considered superior to other dermal fillers is the presence of synthetic microspheres in the collagen suspension that make it one of the longest-lasting dermal fillers available. The microspheres are designed to be non-absorbable by the body. Other dermal fillers do contain similar microspheres, but over time, your body absorbs the microspheres which may mean follow-up treatments to replenish the spheres.
Several injections are required to produce a consistent and natural-looking softening of your smile lines and acne scars. The needle that is used for the injections is very small, even smaller than the needles that are used for your immunizations. A small amount of product is injected into the skin at several points along the fold. In the case of treating an acne scar, the injections are made within the depression of the scar. Each treatment takes less than 30 minutes, and you may need two treatments to achieve the best possible results. The second treatment is scheduled four to six weeks after the first appointment.
Bellafill for acne scars – Bellafill is highly successful in eliminating acne scars during the course of treatment, as well as providing instant results from hollows and depressions.
Bellafill for cheeks – Bellafill works as a normal dermal filler in many ways, with the added long-term benefit of building a structure for your body’s natural collagen to cling to and grow.
Bellafill for pitted acne scars – Many acne scars leave pits and dimples in the skin that can be treated with both physical volume and collagen stimulation.
Bellafill for marionette lines – The lines that run from the mouth to the chin can be smoothed out and given added structure with Bellafill’s unique collagen-inducing formula.
Bellafill for 60-year-olds – There are many reasons a person in their 60s might benefit from a dermal filler like Bellafill, from wrinkle reduction to skin firming.
Bellafill for jowls – By providing the structure for collagen to effectively tighten skin, Bellafill is often a great solution for jowls.
Bellafill for forehead wrinkles – Not all the time forehead wrinkles are solved with a neuromodulator formula. In other cases, a dermal filler like Bellafill might have unique advantages.
Bellafill for jawline enhancement – Like other dermal filler formulas, Bellafill is great for enhancing the contour of the jawline, especially for people who have good skin elasticity in the first place.
Bellafill for jawline asymmetry – one of the main areas people notice facial asymmetry is the jawline, which is where dermal fillers come in to help.
Bellafill for eye wrinkles – Some wrinkles under or around the eyes can benefit from a little dermal filler. Bellafill goes a step further by encouraging better skin structure through collagen formation.
Bellafill for under eyes – Under-eye hollows can be a clear sign of age or contribute to a tired look. With a few injections, Bellafill can make these areas full and youthful again.
Bellafill for cheeks – Some wrinkles appear in the cheeks but the primary reason for Bellafill in the midface is for increased collagen production for up to five years after injection.
Bellafill for cheek volume – Bellafill may or may not be a preferred treatment for cheek volume, but it does add volume wherever it’s injected.
Bellafill for wrinkles – Bellafill’s primary use is to soften the looks of wrinkles and folds throughout the face.
Bellafill for eye creases – creases around the eyes benefit from a little filler and some added collagen, which Bellafill provides for up to several years.
Bellafill for lost collagen – For people who want to fight back against the collagen loss that comes with aging, Bellafill provides vital resources to do it.
Bellafill for rolling acne scars – Acne scars of all types are priority treatments with Bellafill injections, which help fill in depressions while providing added collagen for years to come.
Bellafill for temples – Correct forehead asymmetry and other issues with precise injection of Bellafill in the temple region.
Bellafill for crow’s feet – Bellafill might not be the main treatment for crow’s feet, but it might help reduce the chance these wrinkles continue to worsen due to its ability to trigger collagen production.
Bellafill for sagging skin – Bellafill can’t help with the most severe sagging or excess skin, but it is helpful for preventing more skin sagging in people with generally good skin elasticity due to its collagen-building effect.
Bellafill for nasolabial folds – One of the most commonly treated areas with Bellafill is the nasolabial lines. By filling them in physically in addition to stimulating collagen, these folds can look much smoother.
Each patient is unique, so we cannot say that your results are permanent, but rather that, in clinical studies, Bellafill® provided longer-lasting results compared to other dermal fillers – This was an average duration of at least five years! Bellafill® immediately lifts the skin, and after a few weeks, the collagen is absorbed by the body. The microspheres stimulate your natural collagen production which replaces the collagen introduced with Bellafill® injections. Temporary swelling, bruising, and mild tenderness are possible.
The cost of Bellafill® treatments vary by patient based on the amount of product that is needed. On average, Bellafill® costs $1,000 per syringe, and the treatment is not covered by insurance. For your convenience, we offer several payment options, including cash, check, Visa®, MasterCard®, American Express®, and Discover®. You can also check our rewards program.
If you are looking for the longest-lasting dermal filler to help with smile lines and acne scars, we invite you to learn about Bellafill® treatments at Dermatology + Plastic Surgery. Led by board-certified dermatologist Anita Saluja, MD, and double board-certified plastic surgeon, Rebecca Novo, MD, we are a leading provider of Bellafill® and other medical spa treatments. Contact us today to schedule a personal consultation.
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