Belotero is a hyaluronic acid-based (HA) gel dermal filler that adds volume to the face while seamlessly adapting to your natural facial contours. Formulated with the same volumizing and moisturizing component found in your skin, it is a natural choice for reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles. When injected, Belotero instantly plumps and adds volume to the areas where it has been lost, treating even the finest of lines.
Belotero is designed with a soft, cohesive gel that integrates into your tissue to provide subtle and even results without disrupting the natural contours of your face.
How It Works
How It Works
It Works Within Your Skin One of the most important factors in choosing a filler treatment is understanding how it works. Over time, our skin begins to lose naturally occurring components such as collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid (HA), leaving skin more prone to develop etched-in lines and wrinkles.1-3
BELOTERO BALANCE® is a hyaluronic acid (HA) injectable filler that completely integrates into the skin tissue.2,3 While some fillers are designed to rebuild facial volume and structure,BELOTERO BALANCE specifically treats moderate-to-severe etched-in lines and wrinkles such as vertical lip lines above and around the lips.4
What kind of results should I expect from Belotero?
Once injected, Belotero instantly plumps the skin and smooths the lines and wrinkles on your face. It integrates so readily into your own tissue that you are unlikely to feel the implant when you touch the treated area. This is especially important in areas like your lips, where you will want to see the results but not necessarily feel anything different. Like all aesthetic treatments, the result will depend on the individual and the area that has been treated. In clinical trials:
97% of patients showed visible improvement after just one treatment with Belotero.
66% of patients continued to show a visible improvement 9 months after a single treatment.
Most clients opt for follow-up treatments after 6 to 12 months to maintain a fresh, youthful appearance.
What areas can be treated with Belotero?
Belotero is FDA approved for the correction of moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and folds. It can be used in areas including:
Periorbital lines (also known as crow’s feet) and bridge of the nose
Chin (the horizontal line or wrinkle across the chin)
Nasolabial folds (the lines from the nose to the corner of the mouth, also known as laughter lines)
Perioral lines (sometimes called smoker’s lines, though you do not need to be a smoker to get them)
Lips and vermillion border (the subtle feature of the border of your lips)
Marionette lines (the lines from the corners of your mouth to your jaw)
Under the eyes
Important Safety Information
What is BELOTERO BALANCE®?
BELOTERO BALANCE is a prescription injection that is approved to temporarily smooth out and fill in moderate to- severe nasolabial folds (the folds or wrinkles that go from the side of the nose to the corner of the mouth). IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION FOR BELOTERO BALANCE Who should not use BELOTERO BALANCE? BELOTERO BALANCE should not be used in patients with a history of or presence of multiple or severe allergies, including those with a history of anaphylaxis. BELOTERO BALANCE should not be used in patients with allergies to gram-positive bacterial proteins. What is the most important information I should know about BELOTERO BALANCE? Introduction of BELOTERO BALANCE into the vasculature may lead to embolization, occlusion of the vessels, ischemia, or infarction. Take extra care when injecting soft tissue fillers, for example inject the product slowly and apply the least amount of pressure necessary. Rare but serious adverse events associated with the intravascular injection of soft tissue fillers in the face have been reported and include temporary or permanent vision impairment, blindness, cerebral ischemia or cerebral hemorrhage, leading to stroke, skin necrosis, and damage to underlying facial structures. Immediately stop the injection if a patient exhibits any of the following symptoms, including changes in vision, signs of a stroke, blanching of the skin, or unusual pain during or shortly after the procedure. Patients should receive prompt medical attention and possibly evaluation by an appropriate health care practitioner specialist should an intravascular injection occur. As with all events that involve an injection through the skin, there is a risk of infection. Laser treatments or chemical peels or any other treatments that affect the skin can increase the risk of infection. Do not use BELOTERO BALANCE if you have a skin inflammation or a skin infection. Do not use until the infection is healed. Patients getting BELOTERO BALANCE may have an injection site reaction. These reactions can include inflammation and usually last less than seven days. For approximately 24 hours after treatment, avoid:
extensive sun or heat exposure
aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Exposure to any of the above can cause temporary redness, swelling, and/or itching at the injection site. It is not known how BELOTERO BALANCE will work in areas of the face other than the smile lines. It is not known how BELOTERO BALANCE will work in women who are pregnant or breastfeeding or people who are less than 21 years of age. What should I tell my doctor before injections with BELOTERO BALANCE? Tell your doctor if you are taking medicines that affect blood clotting, like aspirin, an NSAID or warfarin. These medicines may put you at an increased risk of bruising or bleeding at the treatment site. Tell your doctor if you have a skin reaction like cold sores, cysts, pimples, rashes, hives, or an infection. Treatment with BELOTERO BALANCE should be delayed until the reaction goes away. Tell your doctor if you are taking medicines that affect your immune system. What are the most common adverse events seen with BELOTERO BALANCE? The most common adverse events seen in clinical studies with BELOTERO BALANCE were swelling, bruising, redness, hardening of the skin, pain, altered color, or itching. Other side effects that have occurred in clinical studies of BELOTERO BALANCE include headache, swelling of the side of the nose, moderate cold sore, lip numbness, and lip dryness. Side effects were often mild to moderate and often resolved within 7 days. Information on adverse events from post-market surveillance of BELOTORO BALANCE are included in the Package Insert (PI) and Patient Information Guide (PIG) based on an assessment of seriousness and potential causal relationship to BELOTERO BALANCE. Please see the PI and PIG available on www.belotero.com for a complete list of these events. Important: For full safety information and Instructions for Use, please visit www.belotero.com or call MyMerz Solutions at 1-844-469-6379. Rx only
Reference: 1. BELOTERO BALANCE® [Instructions for Use]. EM00494. Merz North America, Inc.; 2016.