What is Belotero?
Our Austin, TX dermatology office offers Belotero, a new injectable filler that addresses a number of cosmetic concerns. Made from hyaluronic acid, Belotero is a longer lasting filler that can smoothen wrinkles and lines near the nose, mouth, and lips. It adds softness, definition, and contour where natural volume has been depleted due to age, environment, weight loss, or simple gravity. When a patient desires to rejuvenate aged skin, our board-certified Austin dermatologists may suggest this filler, depending on the patient's exact needs, skin type, and correction needed.
"What is wrong with me that I love coming to the dermatologist? Maybe because Dr. Foley and Pam are just the best - so professional, caring, kind, and do just what I need done with no pushy extra stuff. It's like coming to see friends who know how to keep me healthy and looking better than when I entered. I love them! More Botox coming up..."- M.R. / Yelp / Feb 08, 2020
"What is wrong with me that I love coming to the dermatologist? Maybe because Dr. Foley and Pam are just the best - so professional, caring, kind, and do just what I need done with no pushy extra stuff. It’s like coming to see friends who know how to keep me healthy and looking better than when I entered. I love them! More Botox coming up..."- M.R. / Yelp / Feb 08, 2020
"Dr. Parker is absolutely incredible. I have seen her for an in-office cyst removal at just the cost of my co-pay. She was gentle and kind and the surgery went incredibly well. I have had cysts removed from other physicians in the past, but Dr. Parker surpassed my expectations. I have also seen her for eczema and skin irritation issues and she always sends me away with soothing words and soothing creams. I highly recommend her for any dermatological needs."- R.N. / Yelp / Feb 06, 2020
"Dr. Arranda is amazing! Very professional. Really listens to you and answers all your questions. Cares about her patients and always treats you with respect. Helps you with whatever problem you came in with ."- V.B. / Google / Jan 18, 2020
"The Austin Medical Community is honored to have a Dermatologist with the expertise and care that Doctor Jennifer Aranda, MD, provides. Bill McCarron, MD Dec. 2019."- C.S. / Google / Dec 11, 2019
Belotero is a filler that can be used for more superficial wrinkles and lines and has proven to be especially effective around the nasolabial folds and in the areas between the nose and mouth. While there are other fillers derived from the same substance, Belotero has been formulated to improve these areas superficially, which we use for those with more precise correction needs, such as those with sun damage, smokers lines, etc. where lines tend to be at rest.
Belotero is a treatment that is performed right inside our dermatology office within our facility. It is a simple and quick procedure that typically takes under 30 minutes. This is dependent upon how many injection sites there are, as well as how long or if a numbing cream is used. The substance is injected into the skin using a fine needle and then the injector will gently apply a cold press and lightly massage the area if needed. Prior to the injection, the areas of concern will be marked and discussed with you.
What to Expect
During a Belotero treatment, the patient generally does not feel any major discomfort other than a minor pain. There will be some swelling and redness immediately after the injection, but this goes away within a couple of hours. Patients usually leave the office with a small cold pack to place lightly over the injection areas to help with swelling. There is little to no downtime associated with a Belotero treatment. Patients should avoid heavy exercise for about 18–24 hours. Results are immediately noticed and can last up to 6 months or longer. There may be some mild bruising which can last 1-2 weeks.
Q: How long does it take for this filler to make an impact?
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- From $500
- 45 minutes
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Belotero is an awesome option to turn back the hands of time if you are seeking younger, smoother looking skin. It can help combat wrinkles and lines without surgery. This filler has been proven to be safe and effective for most patients and is FDA-approved for cosmetic purposes. We invite you to call our dermatology office to learn more about Belotero, as well as inquire about the other nonsurgical skin rejuvenation treatments we offer.