Many dermal fillers consist of hyaluronic acid—but that’s not the only formula that can address common skin concerns. Made from a type of collagen gel, Bellafill is an innovative injectable that is designed to provide instantaneous improvement of many visible signs of aging. In addition, Bellafill offers lasting results that continue long after most dermal fillers have faded. Our board certified facial plastic surgeon utilizes Bellafill to soften folds around the nose and mouth and enhance the skin overall. During your initial consultation at our Princeton, NJ medical spa, Dr. Eugenie Brunner can let you know if this treatment can help you rejuvenate your appearance and accomplish your cosmetic goals.
Dr. Brunner understands that pain and discomfort may deter patients from seeking desired cosmetic treatments. Fortunately, nerve blocking, a procedure that prevents pain signals from reaching the brain, allows patients to experience the transformative benefits of cosmetic procedures without discomfort. With over 25 years of experience in facial plastics and expertise in nerve blocking, Dr. Brunner can perform procedures at a leisurely pace for perfect, natural-looking results. Dr. Brunner’s nerve-blocking technique, along with topical numbing creams and Pro-Nox™, is a game-changer in aesthetics.
Bellafill is made with a substance called polymethylmethacrylate or PMMA, which is a type of collagen that can fill in creases, firm skin, and rejuvenate the face. Bellafill® is FDA-approved to address smile lines and soften other wrinkles as well. Dr. Brunner customizes every treatment plan to optimize your outcome, and she can determine what the best approach will be for your anatomic needs and expressed goals.
What makes Bellafill different from other fillers?
Bellafill, offered at our Princeton, NJ office, uses a unique combination of PMMA and bovine protein to stimulate collagen formation and add volume to folds and depressions. Bellafill can be used to contour the cheeks for a fuller, more rejuvenated appearance that looks very natural. Out of an excess of caution, we recommend having a skin test, which we can perform, to check to see if there’s any allergic response to the injectable before treatment. Dr. Brunner can complete the skin test and treat you with another dermal filler during your appointment, so you can get an idea of your results without having to wait for the test to come back.
Since Bellafill can last as long as five years, it’s very important that patients choose a highly qualified injector like Dr. Brunner to perform the procedure. Experience and technique are essential to achieving the desired outcome and enjoying the effects for as long as they will last. Additionally, Dr. Brunner recommends Bellafill for patients who have used other cosmetic injectables in the past and found the benefits to be too brief. To learn more about other dermal fillers, visit fda.gov
What other cosmetic injectables can help address common signs of aging?
Bellafill can be an excellent method for addressing some of the most common signs of aging without the need for a surgical procedure. This filler also works well when combined with other minimally invasive treatments to achieve more comprehensive aesthetic enhancement. Some of the most popular options include Juvéderm, Restylane, Botox Cosmetic, and other injectables. Laser therapies can also be utilized to improve the tone and texture of the skin’s surface. Dr. Brunner will review your areas of concern and tailor a treatment plan customized to your needs and desired outcome. The consultation is designed to be a collaborative experience between you and Dr. Brunner, and you’re encouraged to be open and feel free to ask any questions you may have.
What are the benefits of using Bellafill?
- Improved appearance of facial lines
- Softer, smoother, and firmer skin
- Long-lasting results
How long until I see results, and how long will results last?
Like many other dermal fillers, Bellafill offers immediate improvement in the treated area. Our medical spa uses ultra-fine needles to minimize bruising and redness, allowing most patients to return to normal activity, like work and other daily routines, promptly after the procedure. We also offer a nitrous oxide gas called Pro-Nox™ to relieve discomfort during the procedure. Additionally, Bellafill continues to work over time, as the collagen helps to firm and to tighten skin for a more youthful look for years to come. Bellafill also works longer than many other injectables. Many individuals can continue to see effects for up to five years, or more, depending on their unique response. Bellafill results can also be maintained beyond this estimate with routine treatment.
OcuMend Healing Treatment
As a service to our patients, our Princeton office offers OcuMend nanotechnology healing gel pads. These innovative healing pads can diminish bruising in the treated area. Dr. Brunner can apply the treatment following the injectable procedure for an improved recovery experience.
Schedule a Consultation at our Medical Spa
If you’d like to learn more about Bellafill or schedule a consultation with Dr. Brunner, please reach out to our skilled medical team today or visit our office located in Princeton, NJ.
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