CE-marked, not approved by FDABelotero® Volume is specifically balanced to restore volume in areas of extensive volume loss. The hyaluronic acid filler is injected below the surface of the skin to add volume and to fill wrinkles. Indication Belotero® Volume is indicated for use to increase for restore the volume of face skin tissue. Belotero® Volume was especially designed to add support to the overlying skin and to restore volume. For an enhanced treatment comfort, Belotero® Volume is additionally available in a formulation including lidocaine. The use of lidocaine in sensitive areas enhances your treatment comfort and lasts until after the injection sessionIt can be injected in different areas to restore facial volumes:
Composition Belotero® Volume is made of cross-linked sodium hyaluronate of non-animal origin.
- Cross-liked sodium hyaluronate: 26 mg
- Lidocaine hydrochloride: 3 mg
- Phosphate-citrate buffer pH 7 q.s.p.: 1ml
Belotero Volume is an ideal product for deeper lines andwrinkles. It is injected into the deep dermis with a 27G needle.
What is Belotero?
Belotero has been designed from biofermentation hyaluronicacid, a substance naturally present in our body; which the makers claimmakes it safe and completely biocompatible, as well as whollybiodegradable.
How is it made?
It is created using Cohesive Polydensified Matrix (CPM)technology, a unique process which gives Belotero hylauronic acidunusual elasticity; (this technolology adds to its “mono-phasic”nature).
Belotero therefore guarantees a considerably better resultfrom the first hours after the injection and over the initial months, interms of increased volume and wrinkle filling compared to “biphasic”products.
Belotero is prepared from non-animal, hyaluronic acid NaHAby a patented dynamic reticulation process. The unique polydensifiedcohesive structure of Belotero consists of a cohesive gel which is easyto inject through a small diameter needle.
Reported side effects
Transient erythema (redness), swelling, pain, itching,discoloration or tenderness at the implant site. Typically resolution isspontaneous, within one or two days after injection into the skin, andwithin a week after injection into the lips.
The manufacturers state that there is no risk of granulomasand no risk of ‘lump effect’ – although the product may be too new toidentify these rare reactions which can occur with other hyaluronic acidfillers.