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, minimize the appearance of acne scars, 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.
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, diminish the appearance of acne scars, 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® uses a unique combination of PMMA and bovine protein to stimulate collagen formation and add volume to folds and depressions. Bellafill® is one of the best techniques for long-term softening of acne scars, and it can also 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. As for acne scars, our practice offers a range of laser treatments and other nonsurgical options, such as micro-needling and PRP therapy, that can help correct this issue. 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®?
- Reduced visibility of acne scars
- 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. 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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COVID-19 Update & Curbside Skincare Pickup
To our lovely patients and friends,
We are beyond thrilled to announce that beginning today, our office is open and ready to see patients for all appointment needs, including cosmetic!
The wait is over and we are happy that we will be able to see you all again! To ensure your safety, we will be implementing new protocols that will protect all of our patients while at our office:
- Prioritizing Cleanliness: All rooms and high touch areas will be disinfected frequently. Disinfectants, hand sanitizer, and related supplies will be available to staff and patients at all times.Staff will open doors for all patients, and wash hands between each patient interaction.
- No ‘waiting rooms’: Patients will be asked to arrive when it is time for their appointment to avoid waiting.
- Staggered Appointments: We will be staggering the appointments to ensure adequate time to wipe down spaces in order to maintain a safe and clean environment.
- Screenings: We will be screening patients over the phone and at the time of their appointment to ensure they are healthy
- Reduced & Healthy Staff: Any of our staff who can work virtually will be working outside of the office, and all staff will be screened daily to ensure they are healthy
- Protective Equipment: Our staff and patients with appointments will wear a mask and gloves at all times. We ask that all patients come to their appointment with a mask! Dr. Brunner will even be wearing a protective shield to ensure your safety!
We will continue to offer Virtual Appointments for all of our patients. Additionally, we will continue curbside pickup at our office for all your skincare needs! Patients should call 609.921.9497 or email us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org regarding the products they are interested in, and Kim or Melisssa will coordinate a curbside pickup for you!
We ask everyone’s full cooperation as we prepare to open under very special circumstances.
We look forward to welcoming you back into our office and promise to take every necessary precaution to care for you in a safe environment.
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