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Filler Fatigue: How a longer lasting filler can save you time, frustration and moneyin Rockford, IL

A woman with eyes closed and flower petals on her face

Filler is more than just filler. When you think of filler you think of plumping your face in order to make your lips bigger, cheeks fuller, and your face more youthful. Filler is the generic term for an injectable, there are many different types of filler:

  • Hyaluronic Acid (HA)
  • Calcium Hydroxylapatite (CaHA)
  • Poly-L-lactic Acid.
  • Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA)
  • Autologous fat injections

For most of these, your body metabolizes the filler and you’ll have to get injected again in 6 months to a year. For many people, this causes filler fatigue - which means just the upkeep alone is causing people to regret their filler. “Out of 9 million people, 8 million describe themselves having filler fatigue,” says Nikki Wagner, the Regional Business Manager for Bellafill. “If you’re new to filler, this might not be an issue yet. But people who have been getting filler for three or more years will start to get irritated.”

The solution? Bellafill. The longest lasting dermal filler on the market. While it’s not suggested for lips or under eye, you can use it to fill in smile lines. It’s also the only FDA approved filler for acne scars.

A facial filler patient
A facial filler patient

So how does it work?

Bellafill’s tiny, polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) microspheres are suspended within a base of smooth collagen gel. Once injected, the collagen gel immediately reduces the look of smile lines. Over time, your body uses the microspheres in Bellafill to create a “scaffold” onto which your own natural collagen can develop. This collagen forms a foundation that adds volume to wrinkles, reducing their appearance. Bellafill encompasses “regenerative aesthetics”, where instead of filling your body with temporary filler, these products are utilizing your own tissue to help the body produce more collagen. The best part? It lasts up to 5 years.

Bellafill is a great option for patients who want a natural look. With other fillers, they bloat your skin. Once the bloat goes down, the filler isn’t as noticeable. Once the Bellafill is injected, that’s how you will look. It’s a very thick filler, so it can fill in the deepest of lines and scars.

A facial filler patient
A facial filler patient's long-term progress

It may be a no-brainer, but Bellafill can actually save you money. While other fillers are cheaper, you have to go back 6 months to a year to keep up with your look. Bellafill lasts up to five years, meaning less appointments overtime. If you don’t want to spend a lot right away, you can build the filler over time. And since it lasts, you can work on different areas at different times. After a while, you will notice your skin has a glow - this is the Bellafill glow, or neocollagenesis, which is a scientific term for collage stimulation and growth. The more collagen your body produces, the younger you will look!

To learn more about Bellafill, schedule a consultation with our medspa at (815) 977-4403 or visit bellafill.com.

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