When patients are looking to restore a youthful look by replenishing lost volume, Irvine cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Marguerite Bernett, often recommends Bellafill. A unique injectable filler on the market today, Bellafill can add volume instantaneously to the skin to lift lines and wrinkles. Dr. Bernett uses Bellafill for patients over the age of 21 for the smile lines (the lines between the nose and the mouth), and in some cases, it can be used to fill and lift acne scars for smoother skin. The filler is made up of PMMA microspheres, which integrates into the skin to form a matrix to support the generation of collagen to provide results for 1 – 5 years.
"Dr. Bernett is truly a professional, highly ethical, supportive, and caring Dr. She is very honest when you receive a consultation. I had my breast reconstruction done with Dr. Barnett. I had breast capsulectomy and she perform an outstanding job on both breast. She fully understood my concerns and met them with very high standards. I would highly recommend Dr. Barnett to anyone that maybe considering breast surgery. My recovery was very easy. Overall, Dr. Bennett is the BEST, thank you."- A.S. / Healthgrades / Sep 14, 2018
"Five Stars - I went to see Dr Bernett for a buttocks implants she and her staff are the best! I am very happy with my results! Dr Bernett and staff are very professional helpful and caring! I would recommend Dr Bernett to everyone I know! She is the best!!"- Anonymous / Vitals / Aug 29, 2018
"Dr Bernett and her staff are the best! They are caring and very helpful! Dr Bernett is really caring an with lots of integrity she is with you every step through your surgery. I love my buttocks implants results .Dr Bernett is the only Doctor I will ever go to for any surgical procedure! I love"- Anonymous / RateMDs / Aug 29, 2018
"Dr. Margarita J Bernett - My experience was excellent. I had butt augmentation I love my results. Dr Bernett and staff are very nice and professional. Dr Bernett was always caring and there for me through out the journey. I totally recommend Dr Berrett!"- Anonymous / Vitals / Aug 15, 2018
"My inquiry re: Botox was fully explained by Dr. Burnette. She took an inordinate amount of time to answer all of my concerns while discussing other procedures in detail. Very open, warm and friendly person as well."- J.W. / Wellness / Aug 12, 2018
What to Expect
When choosing Bellafill, it’s important to understand how the injectable filler works. Since it’s collagen-based, the collagen works to add volume and lift the skin, especially lines, wrinkles, and acne scars. Comprised of PMMA (a biocompatible material), these microspheres stay in place in order to form a matrix to support the body’s natural production of collagen.
This in-office treatment takes around 30 minutes to complete and a patient will be given an allergy test ahead of time. Prior to the injection, the doctor will determine the correct dosage and injection site to meet the patient’s needs and expectations. A numbing cream can be used to minimize discomfort. After the appropriate locations are marked, the doctor will administer Bellafill through a thin syringe into the skin.
Results are instantaneous with Bellafill and patients will immediately notice more volume with diminished lines, wrinkles, and acne scars. Patients should expect some redness and mild swelling at the injection site, but these symptoms should resolve in about 1 day. There’s no downtime with Bellafill, so patients can return to their normal activities immediately afterwards.
Over the following few days, the skin will continuously improve for smoother, firmer skin with less lines and wrinkles. With correction and improvement of the smile lines, patients can see positive results for up to 5 years. When used for acne scars, results last around 1 year.
Patients can expect Bellafill to cost around $1,000 per syringe. Patients should bear in mind that more than one injection is often needed to achieve maximum results. The cost is normally higher than other fillers since the results are more dramatic and longer lasting. Since this is a cosmetic treatment, insurance normally doesn’t cover any of the cost.
One Unique Filler
When you’re looking for a filler that's not only effective in adding volume and transforming the look of lines and wrinkles but also has long-lasting results, Bellafill could be the best choice for you. Unique in its makeup, ability to immediately transform the skin, and dramatic results, many patients and doctors are reaching for the filler. To learn more about Bellafill and to see if you’re a candidate, call our office to schedule a consultation as soon as possible.
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