If you’re not happy with the way your skin looks, then you might be looking for a solution. At Mariposa Aesthetics & Laser Center in Oklahoma City, OK, our Bellafill injections can help you get back and maintain the youthful appearance that you’ve been missing.
Does Bellafill Really Last for Five Years?
One of the downsides of many injectables is that they require frequent follow-up appointments for more injections. If you don’t schedule these appointments, then you won’t be able to properly maintain your results. But having to come in every few months may not sound like the most convenient option for you.
If you want to get effective and long-lasting results, then Bellafill is the perfect option. This dermal filler is designed to last longer than other injectables on the market. In fact, you’ll be able to enjoy the results from your treatment for up to five years.
What Is It?
This product is an injectable dermal filler, which means that it’s inserted into the desired areas of your face using a fine needle. Once it’s injected into the targeted areas, it will provide fullness to your face, smoothing out wrinkles in the skin and providing more volume.
The product contains two important ingredients. The first is collagen, which your skin naturally contains. The other ingredient is polymethyl methacrylate beads or PMMA beads. The product was approved by the FDA in 2006 as a way to reduce the appearance of or eliminate nasolabial folds, or the folds that run from your nose to your mouth.
Why Does My Skin Wrinkle?
There are several chemicals present in your skin that are abundant when you’re young, but begin to lessen the older your get. These chemicals do many things for your skin, including giving it hydration, maintaining its structure, and allowing your skin to smooth out when your muscles are relaxed.
As the levels of the chemicals get lower, your skin becomes, in turn, more prone to damage. It’s also less able to support itself, and gravity will take a firmer hold on it. This is what causes sagging, loss of volume, and wrinkling.
How Does Bellafill Help?
When they’re injected into the skin, the two main ingredients in this product do a few different things. The main thing is that the collagen in the product provides more structure and support to your skin, allowing it to feel firm and supple again.
Over time, the collagen will be naturally absorbed by your skin. This is when the PMMA beads come more into play. While they help to provide immediate fullness once your injections are complete, they continue to provide volume and support long after the collagen has been absorbed. This allows you to enjoy your results for far longer than you would with other fillers.
What Does It Treat?
One of the best things about receiving this injectable is that there are several areas it can target.
This filler was originally approved by the FDA as a way to treat nasolabial folds. But those aren’t the only wrinkles that you can treat with this filler.
This product is especially good for fixing deeper lines, folds, and wrinkles on your face. When you get this injectable, you’ll be able to enjoy smooth, young-looking, and wrinkle-free skin for up to five years.
One of the major places you’ll lose volume with age is in your cheeks. This will result in your face looking thin and gaunt, and you may look far older than you are.
When you receive this injectable, you’ll notice an immediate difference in the appearance of your cheeks. They’ll look fuller and rounder, and have much more definition.
The chin area also loses a lot of volume as you get older. If you’ve noticed a significant change in the way your chin looks and you’d like to add some fullness back in, this filler is a safe and highly effective way to do that.
When used to add fullness to the chin, it will look much more defined which can help your jaw look more defined as well.
The eye area tends to be one of the first to show major signs of aging. This is because the skin around your eyes is much thinner than the rest of your face. That makes it easier to notice the effects of collagen loss.
The result of this is that you may find large, unwelcome bags under your eyes. These bags can make you look old and tired, even if you’ve gotten enough sleep the night before. This filler is a great way to fix these eye bags, making your eyes look bright and alert again.
Some people genetically have very thin lips. Others lose a significant amount of fullness as they get older. Very thin lips can age your appearance and make you look unfriendly.
You can receive this filler to add volume back into your lips. This will give you a welcoming, youthful, and healthy appearance.
If you’ve struggled with acne at any point in your life, then you know how difficult this issue can be to deal with. And, while you may have gotten rid of the acne, it’s possible for the scars to still remain.
This injectable provides a long-lasting and effective way to diminish the appearance of your acne scars. Many patients who received this injectable were still satisfied with their results after a year had passed.
Will the Injections Hurt?
You might be wondering if the injections you’ll receive will be painful, and how much pain there will be. It’s natural to be nervous about that. But rest assured that this filler will provide you with a virtually pain-free experience.
This non-invasive treatment contains amounts of lidocaine, which is a painkiller. The needle itself is extremely fine, and when applied by a knowledgeable and highly-trained technician like those at our clinic, you should experience almost no pain at all.
Is the Treatment Safe?
As with any type of treatment or procedure, you might be concerned about the safety of this injectable. As long as you come to a clinic like ours where we are trained to provide these injections effectively, this FDA-approved treatment is completely safe.
During your initial consultation with us, we will go over your medical history with you. We’ll ask if you’ve had any bad reactions to injections like this one before, or if you have any other medical conditions. This will help us ensure that this treatment process is the safest and most effective one for you.
When Will I Notice Results?
As soon as you leave our clinic, you’ll see a change in the appearance of your skin. This is because the product provides immediate fullness as soon as it’s injected.
Over the course of the next three to five months, you’ll notice your results improving even more, offering you the young, healthy appearance you’ve been looking for.
What Happens During Treatment?
Before we can schedule your appointment, we’ll need to have a consultation to determine your goals and set expectations. Once that’s done, we can book your appointment. When you arrive at our friendly, clean, and welcoming clinic, we’ll start by cleaning the skin where the injections will be applied.
Once the skin is cleaned, we’ll use a very fine needle to apply the injections. The entire treatment process will be very fast, and appointments generally take less than an hour to complete. After your treatment is done, you’ll be able to leave the clinic immediately.
Who Is a Good Candidate?
If this injectable sounds like it might be the right solution for you, then you might be asking whether or not you’re a good candidate. This filler is completely safe for those in general good those. Those who have had bad reactions to injectables in the past are allergic to painkillers like lidocaine, or who are pregnant or breastfeeding should avoid this product.
However, if you are in good health otherwise and you’re looking for a safe way to improve the appearance of your skin, this filler is a fantastic option.
Book Your Appointment Today
We want to help you get the youthful, healthy, and supple appearance you’ve been missing. Bellafill is a great way to get natural-looking and incredible long-lasting results. Get in touch with us at Mariposa Aesthetics & Laser Center in Oklahoma City, OK today to book your consultation.