You can choose from many different dermal fillers, each with advantages and drawbacks. Many are used to add volume to lips or the skin, with different formulas that are better for certain areas. Filler injections can smooth wrinkles or lines or replace lost fat in the lips or cheeks. However, most dermal fillers do not last and need repeated treatments every six, twelve or eighteen months, depending on the type. Bellafill is different – it offers a longer benefit without the need for repeated treatments every 1-2 years.
Long-Lasting Dermal Filler Results
Many dermal fillers use hyaluronic acid or other substances meant to mimic collagen, but they are absorbed within months. They may stimulate natural collagen, which can have longer-lasting results, but repeated treatments are needed to sustain them. Bellafill is used for smoothing nasolabial lines around the mouth and nose or for eliminating depressions from acne scars. The difference is the formula and how it works. Bellafill uses a collagen gel and polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) microspheres that work simultaneously. The collagen works to fix issues almost immediately and the PMMA gives new collagen produced by the body a framework to build upon. The result is quick and lasting results that can remain for up to five years.
While most dermal fillers slowly go away, the PMMA continues to stay in place. This can be beneficial for those who would prefer not to need injections every several months to sustain results. However, Bellafill is not recommend for all the same uses as the wide-spectrum of dermal fillers, specifically not lips.
Since Bellafill does last longer and is not reversable, it is important to have a skin specialist perform these injections. Seek the expertise of a dermatologist that offers Bellafill for the best results.
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Kayal Dermatology & Skin Cancer Specialists
141 Lacy Street, Suite 200
Marietta, GA 30060
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