Bellafill ®

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In the world of injectables, Bellafill® stands alone.  It immediately adds volume to the skin to lift those wrinkles charitably-known as smile lines. The PMMA microspheres create a matrix that supports your body’s own collagen production.

If you are ready to stop constantly filling and start replacing, Bellafill® may be right for you.

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How Bellafill® Works:

Bellafill® replaces lost volume in the skin below the wrinkle for results that are immediate and lasting. The injectable gel is comprised of 80% purified collagen and 20% PMMA (polymethylmethacrylate) microspheres (add Lemperle reference).

Bellafill keeps on working:

Bellafill® is different. It restores rather than just fills for natural enduring results. In clinical studies, efficacy was observed out to 12 months.* (Primary efficacy endpoint was at 6 months)

Bellafill® is an exceptional cosmetic treatment

Bellafill® offers a new level of filler rejuvenation. In addition to immediately adding volume to smooth away facial wrinkles known as smile lines, Bellafill® helps your skin re-create its own firmer structure for beautiful, younger-looking skin and lasting results.*

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Bellafill® Now FDA Approved to Treat Acne Scarring

Bellafill® is the only injectable collagen treatment with PMMA (polymethylmethacrylate) microspheres approved for the correction of moderate to severe, atrophic, distensible facial acne scars on the cheek in patients over the age of 21 years.

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What to Expect with Bellafill® Treatment

Treatment with Bellafill® is very similar to treatment with conventional injectable fillers. The main difference is that Bellafill® requires a skin test in the United States to identify those patients who may have an allergy to bovine collagen or lidocaine. Lidocaine is provided to minimize discomfort during injection.

First Appointment: Your skin test. A small amount of purified bovine collagen gel is injected in the forearm to ensure you have no adverse reactions to bovine collagen and/or lidocaine.

Second appointment: Four weeks later, if there have been no adverse reactions to the initial test, you are ready for treatment. Upon injection, you will usually see immediate improvement to lines and wrinkles. The amount of Bellafill® required will depend on the severity of the lines/wrinkles being addressed.

Third appointment: A follow-up is suggested at 4-6 weeks. This also allows you to decide if you would like to further enhance or correct the area.

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Bellafill® contains lidocaine to lessen the discomfort from the procedure. With proper placement, Bellafill® cannot be felt after treatment. You may see immediate results in wrinkle correction and can return to your normal daily activities after the procedure.

As with any injectable filler, you may experience temporary pain, swelling and reddening at the treatment site. These side effects are usually gone within a few days. Occasionally, there is transient bruising that typically disappears within 7 days. Less common side effects include rash and itching more than 48 hours after treatment, persistent swelling or redness, and increased sensitivity at injection sites. Two other rare potential side effects of all fillers may be lumps and granulomas, both of which may be treated by your Licensed Provider. Be sure to call your Licensed Provider immediately if you notice any unusual skin reactions around the treatment area.

Be sure to call your Licensed Provider immediately if you notice any unusual skin reactions around the treatment area.

Bellafill® is FDA and Health Canada approved for the correction of facial wrinkles known as nasolabial folds or smile lines as well as the correction of moderate to severe, atrophic, distensible facial acne scars on the cheek in patients over the age of 21 years. Patients who have a positive reaction to the Bellafill® skin test, a history of severe allergies, known bovine collagen allergies, are allergic to lidocaine, prone to thick scar formation and/or excessive scarring should not receive Bellafill®. Mild swelling and redness can occur at the treatment site but generally subside after 24 hours. The safety of Bellafill® for use during pregnancy, breastfeeding or in patients under 18 has not been established.  Long-term safety and effectiveness of Bellafill® beyond one year has not been established.  For more Safety Information please consult with your physician and the patient labeling that can be found by visiting www.bellafill.com.

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What is Bellafill®?

Bellafill® is a smooth collagen-based dermal filler with polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) microspheres. The collagen gel in Bellafill® provides immediate volume and lift to correct the wrinkle and/or acne scar. The PMMA microspheres remain in place and create a base that provides structural support for smoother-looking skin.

What are the microspheres in Bellafill® made of?

The microspheres are made of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), a biocompatible material that has been used in medical implants for 65 years.

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The collagen in Bellafill® provides immediate volume and lift. Over time, the collagen is reabsorbed while the PMMA microspheres remain in place and create a base that provides structural support for smoother-looking skin.

Will Bellafill® work for me?

In a clinical trial, Bellafill® was shown to work equally well with all skin types, and in men and women.4 If you have a bleeding disorder, a history of severe allergies, have known bovine collagen allergies, are allergic to lidocaine, or are prone to thick scar formation and/or excessive scarring, tell your licensed provider.

Is Bellafill® safe?

Bellafill® has a proven safety profile. You can learn more about this profile here.

When will I see results?

Bellafill® replaces lost volume in the skin below the acne scar for results that are immediate and lasting

What is the downtime with Bellafill®?

You can return to normal activities right away. You may experience temporary swelling, redness, pain, bruising, lumps/bumps, itching, and discoloration at the treatment site. These side effects are usually transient and typically resolve within 1–7 days.

How long does Bellafill® last?

In clinical trials, Bellafill® showed significant improvement in smile lines and acne scars at 6 months after injection, and improvement was maintained out to 12 months.

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Who can receive treatment?

Patients must be 21 years of age or older, and receive the required skin test prior to treatment. In clinical studies, Bellafill® was shown to work in all skin types, and in men and women. If you have a history of severe allergies, have known bovine collagen allergies, are allergic to lidocaine, have bleeding disorders, or are prone to thick scar formation and/or excessive scarring, tell your doctor. Please consult your physician and refer to the Instructions for Use for a full list of contraindications.

How much does Bellafill® cost?

The cost of Bellafill® varies depending on how many syringes are required to obtain optimal correction. Your doctor can personalize a treatment plan that fits your time and budget during your consultation.

What is Bellafill®’s indication for use?

In the U.S., Bellafill® is indicated for the correction of moderate to severe, atrophic, distensible facial acne scars on the cheek in patients over the age of 21 years. Bellafill® is also approved for the correction of facial wrinkles known as nasolabial folds or smile lines.

Who can receive treatment?

Patients must be 21 years of age or older, and receive the required skin test prior to treatment. In clinical studies, Bellafill® was shown to work in all skin types, and in men and women. If you have a history of severe allergies, have known bovine collagen allergies, are allergic to lidocaine, have bleeding disorders, or are prone to thick scar formation and/or excessive scarring, tell your doctor. Please consult your physician and refer to the Instructions for Use for a full list of contraindications.

How much does Bellafill® cost?

The cost of Bellafill® varies depending on how many syringes are required to obtain optimal correction. Your doctor can personalize a treatment plan that fits your time and budget during your consultation.

What is Bellafill®’s indication for use?

In the U.S., Bellafill® is indicated for the correction of moderate to severe, atrophic, distensible facial acne scars on the cheek in patients over the age of 21 years. Bellafill® is also approved for the correction of facial wrinkles known as nasolabial folds or smile lines.

What is the difference between Bellafill® and Artefill®?

Bellafill® is the new name for ArteFill® in North America. It is distributed under the trade name ArteFill® in South Korea and Singapore. ArteFill® was rebranded to Bellafill® in the U.S. to reflect the transformational outcomes this unique product can provide to patients seeking correction of their acne scars and nasolabial folds. In markets outside of the U.S., the product is only approved for nasolabial folds.

When did Bellafill® receive FDA approval for the treatment of acne scars?

Bellafill® received FDA approval for the correction of moderate to severe, atrophic, distensible facial acne scars on the cheek in patients over the age of 21 years in December 2014.

How long has Bellafill® been available in the US..?

Bellafill® was FDA approved in October 2006 (under the name ArteFill®) for treating nasolabial folds (smile lines). In December 2014, Bellafill® was approved by the FDA for the correction of moderate to severe atrophic, distensible facial acne scars on the cheek in patients over the age of 21 years.

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