Belotero New York City and New Jersey
BELOTERO is an injectable dermal filler specially formulated to inject superficially into the skin, making it ideal for fine lines in the forehead, glabella region (“11’s”), around the mouth and eyes, and the tear troughs that run from the inner corners of the eyes down to the middle of the cheeks.
Once you’ve decided to pursue BELOTERO dermal filler injections with Dr. John Mesa, MD in our New Jersey or New York City area practice, you make sure you have found the right surgeon and the right technique to meet your expectations.
Frequent Asked questions about BELOTERO dermal filler:
How does BELOTERO dermal filler work?
Belotero dermal filler is made from Hyaluronic Acid, the moisturizing and volumizing component of the skin that we lose as we age. When injected in depleted soft tissue areas, it restores the skin volume thus improving or correcting fine lines and wrinkles. It’s also a good choice for deeper wrinkles and lines on the face, as it delivers subtle, yet noticeable results.
What areas can be treated with BELOTERO dermal filler?
BELOTERO injectable gel will help smooth superficial skin wrinkles and folds and create and smooth skin appearance. The most common uses include:
- Wrinkle correction
- Forehead horizontal lines
- “11’s” (vertical lines in between the eyebrows)
- Crow’s feet lines,
- Marionette lines at corners of the mouth (oral commissures),
- Smoker’s lines (vertical lip lines)
- Redefining lip border
- Lip enhancement
- Softening acne scars
- Filling hollows under the eyes
What is to expect during BELOTERO Dermal Filler injection in New Jersey and New York City?
Dr. John Mesa, MD a Board Certified Cosmetic Latin Plastic Surgeon administers BELOTERO injections typically within 15-45 minutes depending on the number of syringes used. Once Dr. Mesa is finishes the injection(s), the results can be seen immediately. Dr. Mesa will make you very confortable and at ease during the dermal filler injection process so you have a wonderful experience.
Dr. John Mesa will initially make some skin marks with an eyeliner pencil to identify the landmarks of the injection. Then, by using an ultra fine needle or a smooth-tipped cannula, the dermal filler is injected into the target area minimal pain or discomfort. Dr. John Mesa will show you step by step of the process so you know what is being done. At the end, Dr. John Mesa will massage the treatment area to avoid bumps, lips or any irregularities. In certain critical areas like cheek area underneath the eyes, Dr. Mesa will inject local anesthesia to maximize the prevention of bruising while making the procedure painless.
Unlike surgical options, BELOTERO has minimal downtime, which means patients are free to resume their normal life the moment they walk out of the office.
The injections of BELOTERO are reversible, if so desired, simply with the injection of a dissolving enzyme, the dermal filler can be removed.
How long will my results last with BELOTERO Dermal Filler?
The duration of the dermal fillers varies depending on the type of dermal filler used and the patient. The movement of the area injected influences also the longevity of the fillers. BELOTERO bas been demonstrated to last up to 8 months.
What are the most common side effects of BELOTERO Dermal filler?
Immediately following the injections, you may experience some mild redness, minor swelling, or bruising in the treatment area. These symptoms typically disappear within few days. Allergic reactions are extremely rare. Most patients are able to resume normal activities immediately following the treatment.
What should I do before treatment with BELOTOERO dermal filler?
Patient should refrain of any medications that make the blood “thin” (blood thinners) and therefore increase the risk of bruising with the injection process. Medications and supplements to avoid are aspirin, ibuprofen, Vitamin E, fish oil, and other blood thinners for at least one (1) week before treatment. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) can be safely taken prior any injection since it doesn’t increase the risk of post injection bruising.
What should I do after treatment with BELOTERO dermal filler?
Patients are refrain from taking any medication or dietary supplement that can act as a blood thinner for 48 hours after injections. Patients should also refrain from doing exercise for at least 24 hours after injection (exercise increases temporarily the blood pressure, thus increasing the risks of bruising at the injection sites). Patents are also are recommended to ice the treated area with ice packs for at least 6 to 10 hours post treatment.
Why choose Dr. John Mesa, a Board Certified Cosmetic Latin Plastic Surgeon for BELOTERO dermal filler injections?
Dr. John Mesa is a Board Certified Cosmetic Latin Plastic Surgeon in New Jersey and New York City that specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery of the face, neck breast, and body and cosmetic injections. He offers a premium experience to all of its cosmetic patients. His residency and fellowships training at prestigious institutions like Harvard are strong credentials that give him a unique set of skills to perform cosmetic plastic surgery. Since he was born and raised in Colombia, he brings a Latin flair, making his bedside manners and patient care unique. Dr. John Mesa helps its customers look their best and achieve their personal, social, and professional goals by providing premium natural looking cosmetic plastic surgery
Why not go to an Obstetrician, Gynecologists, Primary Care Physician, Internist, Dentists and “cosmetologists” for BELOTERO dermal filler injections?
Practitioners like Obstetricians or Gynecologist and other doctors who are not formally residency-trained and Board Certified to perform BELOTERO dermal filler injections have been found to suffer a much higher rate of complications, as it’s a side interest to them, and not a treatment they’re certified to do all day long. One of the most common complaints is minimal improvement, asymmetries, etc.
Only a licensed professional with the knowledge, training and skills required to achieve optimum results should perform BELOTERO dermal filler injections. Look for a plastic surgeon who is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and who has completed his training at some of the top residency and fellowship institutions.